The Heartbreaking Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer Reveals A Whole Lot About The MCU Post-Endgame

There's a lot to unpack here.

Spider-Man: Far From Home is the first movie from the Marvel Cinematic Universe that follows Avengers: Endgame and it looks bloody heartbreaking.

Set right after the events of Endgame and Tony Stark’s death, the film shows how the Infinity Gauntlet snaps affected the world.

If you weren’t expecting to see big changes in Spider-Man’s world, you’d be very wrong – the MCU is about to change a lot after Endgame.

In the new trailer for the film we see everyone’s is in mourning following Iron Man’s death with Spider-Man pictured looking at a mural of the hero and tearfully telling Happy Hogan, “I just really miss him.”

“I miss him too. I don’t think Tony would have done what he did if he didn’t know that you were going to be here after he was gone,” Happy tells him.

OK, please excuse us while we go cry.

It’s been five years since the first snap that saw half of all living things dusted and the trailer appears to show a few characters including Ned, MJ, Betty and Flash who were dusted and returned thanks to the Avengers.

The biggest reveal from the trailer, however, is when Fury explains Jake Gyllenhaal’s Quentin Beck AKA Mysterio is “from Earth, just not ours. Fury explains this is possible because the “snap tore a hole in our dimension”.

So, if the multiverse is a thing it could be how they can explain why the recently acquired Fox properties like the X-Men and Fantastic Four haven’t previously been around to help save the world. If this is true, it’ll probably play a huge role in the future of the MCU.

When Peter asks the very fair question of why some of his other super friends aren’t helping him out, he’s told Thor has gone “off world” and Captain Marvel is “unavailable”.

For those who’ve seen Endgame, we know that Thor left earth with the Guardians of the Galaxy, so will he appear in Guardians Vol. 3? The script was reportedly finished a couple of years ago, so we’re not sure if it’ll definitely happen, but we can dream!

This also means that Fury is still in touch with Carol Danvers.

Beck tells Peter about how saving the world requires “sacrifice”, adding, “sometimes people die,” which, like, obviously he knows, but thanks for the reminder, dude.

It seems as though Happy and Nick Fury believe Spider-Man to be someone who can help the world move on from the loss of Iron Man.

Peter is heard saying, “The world needs the next Iron Man,” and Fury asks him, “Are you going to step up or not?”

Peter’s even seen wearing Tony’s glasses in one scene.

Now, if you, like me, were wondering what everyone is going to do about tech now that Stark is gone, we do get a glimpse of Peter fixing his suit and making upgrades. He might not be Tony Stark, but he’s definitely very smart and can do upgrades on a smaller scale, so that will be cool to see.

Watch the trailer here:

The film is set for release on July 4.

The Avengers: Endgame Directors Are Defending That Black Widow Scene

"It’s a crazy concept for a scene."

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame!

Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo are defending their decision to kill Scarlett Johansson’s Natasha Romanoff AKA Black Widow. A decision which ruffled a whole lot of feathers.

Romanoff, who has been part of the MCU since Iron Man 2, dies in Endgame after sacrificing herself to save Hawkeye in exchange for the Soul Stone.

Speaking with Entertainment Weekly, Joe Russo said, “To me it’s one of the sadder scenes in the movie because it’s really putting two people in a Sophie’s choice, putting two people in the position where, do you let your friend die or do you die?”

“It’s a fight to see who’s going to kill themselves… It’s a crazy concept for a scene. And as you’ve seen in The Avengers, she’s a better fighter than he is. So when it comes down to a fight between the two of them, she wins.”

Many have pointed out that Black Widow was “fridged”, a comic book trope where a woman is sacrificed to motivate a male character. However, Joe said there was another reason for the scene.

“The theme of the movie is, can you change your destiny, and what does it cost to do it? And are you willing to pay that cost?”

“It’s a resounding yes from the Avengers. In [‘Infinity War’] they said, ‘We don’t trade lives,’ and there was a desire to protect. And in this movie, there’s now a desire to sacrifice in order to accomplish the goal.”

“I think that that’s a natural progression, right?”

“‘Well, the first thing we’re going to do is try to protect everybody.’ And then when you realize it can’t work that way, then true heroes step up and are willing to sacrifice for the greater good.”

He added, “When she gets to that [Soul Stone] scene, I think she understands that the only way to bring the community back is for her to sacrifice herself.”

They also said that Natasha didn’t throw her life away, she instead chose to put Hawkeye and the universe above herself.

Many fans have also complained about the fact that Natasha tells Clint he needs to live because when they finally undo the Snap his family will return, which makes it seem like he had more reason to survive than she did because she didn’t have kids.

While Natasha didn’t make it to the end of Endgame, we will be getting more of the character with a Black Widow movie that’s rumoured to begin shooting soon.

Rachel Weisz, David Harbour and Emma Watson are all rumoured to star in the film and while Marvel hasn’t officially confirmed the movie just yet, it does appear to be legit.

We’ll just be over here, waiting patiently for confirmation!

The Avengers: Endgame Directors Defend Thor's New Look In The Film And We Get It Now

"He’s broken and that’s who he is moving forward."

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame.

There wasn’t much to dislike about Avengers: Endgame, but one thing that has stood out to many fans was Thor’s new look in the film.

Let’s not beat around the bush here, Thor, who’s known for his ripped physique, got fat. Not only that, he stayed that way, there’s no magic that makes him fit again.

Speaking with Entertainment Weekly, Joe and Anthony Russo, the directors of the film, said it was their way of showing just how much Thor has fallen apart following the Snap. Asgard had been destroyed, along with nearly everyone he knew and cared for.

Joe said, “No, he’s broken and that’s who he is moving forward.”

“How is everyone processing their grief? We wanted them all to process it in very different ways. And Thor is an exceedingly tragic character who was built from the time he was a boy to be a king.”

“What is the distance that a character like that can travel, a god? Somebody, especially, who looks like Chris Hemsworth?”

Which is why they decided to make him a physical and emotional trainwreck.

At one point in the film, Rocket calls him a “melting ice cream cone”, even his mother, Frigga, asks him to eat a salad. But the Russo brothers say there’s a serious side to Fat Thor.

Anthony explained, “Even though there’s a lot of fun to be had in the movie with his physical condition, it’s not a gag.”

“It’s a manifestation of where he is on a character level, and we think it’s one of the most relatable aspects of him. I mean, it’s a very common sort of response to depression and pain.”

Joe added, “What would happen if that character became extremely angry and started to punish himself and didn’t care anymore?”

“What would happen to him? He’s an alcoholic now, he doesn’t care about anything. He doesn’t care about himself.”

“That’s the reason why we didn’t end up turning him back… It’s an experience that stays with him.”

At the end of the film, Thor gives the crown to Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie, saying, “It’s time to be who I am rather than who I’m supposed to be. But you — you’re a leader. That’s who you are.”

He then heads off with the Guardians of the Galaxy and with a hint of optimism refers to the group as “The Asgardians of the Galaxy, back together again!”

Anthony said, “He may have made some repair in this movie and made progress, but that experience that brought him to that physical condition is still with him, and it’s a longer road beyond that.”

“We don’t know what that road beyond that is for him.”

We just hope that if we see him again he’s happier!

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