Spider-Man: Homecoming?is a 2017 American?superhero film?based on the?Marvel Comics?character?Spider-Man, co-produced by?Columbia Pictures?and?Marvel Studios, and distributed by?Sony Pictures Releasing. It is the second?Spider-Man film?reboot?and?the sixteenth film?in the?Marvel Cinematic Universe?(MCU). The film is directed by?Jon Watts, from a screenplay by the writing teams of?Jonathan Goldstein?and?John Francis Daley, Watts and Christopher Ford, and?Chris McKenna?and Erik Sommers.?Tom Holland?stars as Peter Parker / Spider-Man, alongside?Michael Keaton,?Jon Favreau,?Zendaya,?Donald Glover,?Tyne Daly,?Marisa Tomei, and?Robert Downey Jr.?In?Spider-Man: Homecoming, Peter Parker tries to balance high school life with being Spider-Man, while facing the?Vulture.
In February 2015, Marvel Studios and Sony reached a deal to share the character rights of Spider-Man, integrating the character into the established MCU. The following June, Holland was cast as the title character and Watts was hired to direct. This was followed shortly by the hiring of Daley and Goldstein. In April 2016, the film’s title was revealed, along with additional cast, including Downey in his MCU role of?Tony Stark / Iron Man. Principal photography began in June 2016 at?Pinewood Atlanta Studios?in?Fayette County, Georgia, and continued in Atlanta, Los Angeles, and New York City. The other screenwriters were revealed during filming, which concluded in Berlin in October 2016. The production team made efforts to differentiate the film from previous Spider-Man films.
Spider-Man: Homecoming?premiered in?Hollywood?on June 28, 2017, and was released in the United States in?3D,?IMAX, and?IMAX 3D?on July 7, 2017.?Homecoming?grossed over $880?million worldwide, making it the second-most successful Spider-Man film and the?sixth-highest-grossing film of 2017. It received positive reviews, with critics praising the light tone and focus on Parker’s high school life, and the performances of Holland and Keaton. A sequel is scheduled to be released on July 5, 2019.