The Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer Raises Some Questions

WIRED | 1/15/2019 | Angela Watercutter
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Early this morning, Tom Holland, aka Peter Parker aka Spider-Man in Marvel's movies, took to Instagram to reveal the first trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home. (He tried to, at least. There were a few technical difficulties before he finally got it uploaded.) The broad strokes of the clip match up with what we already knew: Parker goes on a European vacation with his friends and decides to leave the Spidey suit behind—until Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) shows up and tells him he "has a job to do." That job, as it turns out, is taking on the super-baddie Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal) who seems set on wrecking half of Europe, because reasons.

Pretty cool, huh? It is until you start to remember, wait … isn't Spider-Man ... *snaps fingers* ... what's the word? Oh, right—dead? Yes, at the end of Avengers: Infinity War, when Thanos finally iced out his Infinity Gauntlet and fulfilled his dream of wiping out half of the living creatures in the universe, Spidey said, "Mr. Stark, I don't feel so good" before turning to dust. So, uh, what gives with him now gallivanting around Europe and flirting poorly with Michelle Jones (Zendaya)? That, dear reader, is hard to parse.

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But it's not hard to account for. Far From Home and Infinity War are comic-book movies and given the nature of their source material, chances are no one who floated away in Infinity War is perma-dead. The mechanics of how they'll be revived is anyone's guess—my personal theory is that Wong (Benedict Wong), whose fate wasn't revealed in the last Avengers movie, will finish executing whatever plan Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) was talking about when he gave the Time Stone to Thanos and later told Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) "it was the only way"—but chances are some...
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