Sony and Marvel Studios must feel pretty confident about the reception from last night’s trailer debuts for Spider-Man: Homecoming (both of which you can watch here), because a sequel has just been greenlit and given a release date. According to Deadline, Tom Holland’s version of the web slinger will swing back into theaters on July 5th, 2019 for the as-yet-untitled Spider-Man: Homecoming 2.
This has caused a release date shift for Bad Boys 4, which was slotted to arrive that same weekend. Instead, the studio has opted to open it on Memorial Day weekend, May 24, 2019. With Bad Boys 4 out of the way, the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man will only be competing with an untitled Universal Illumination movie, though that’s subject to change since both films will likely target the same audience.
Spider-Man: Homecoming sees Tom Holland and Marisa Tomei reprising their roles from Captain America: Civil War as Peter Parker/Spider-Man and Aunt May, alongside Marvel veterans Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark and Jon Favreau as Happy Hogan. New additions to the cast include Michael Keaton (Birdman), Michael Barbieri (Little Men), Zendaya (K.C. Undercover), Angourie Rice (The Nice Guys), Tony Revolori (The Grand Budapest Hotel), Logan Marshall-Green (Prometheus), Martin Starr (Silicon Valley), Donald Glover (Community), Laura Harrier (One Life to Live), Kenneth Choi (Captain America: The First Avenger), Hannibal Buress (Broad City), Isabella Amara (The Boss), Jorge Lendeborg, Jr. (Graceland), JJ Totah (Glee), Abraham Attah (Beasts of No Nation), Michael Mando (Better Call Saul), Selenis Leyva (Orange Is the New Black), Bokeem Woodbine (Riddick), Tyne Daly (Cagney & Lacey), Garcelle Beauvais (Hollywood Today Live), Tiffany Espensen (Kirby Buckets), Michael Chernus (Orange is the New Black), Jona Xiao (Halt and Catch Fire) and Martha Kelly (Baskets). The film is set for release on July 7th, 2017.