Spider-Man fans think No Way Home trailer just announced arrival of Tobey Maguire in MCU

‘Doctor Octopus wouldn’t know Tom Holland’s Peter Parker,’ one excited fan explained

Jacob Stolworthy
Tuesday 24 August 2021 08:34
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Spider-Man: No Way Home teaser trailer

Spider-Man fans all have the same question after watching the No Way Home trailer: where are Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield?

The first official look at the sequel was released on Tuesday (24 August), and it shows off the return of Alfred Molina’s Doctor Octopus and hints at the appearances of Jamie Foxx’s Electro and Willem Dafoe’s Green Goblin.

These villains, who appeared in non-MCU films starring Maguire and Garfield, will appear in the film thanks to the multiverse, a series of worlds featuring characters, dead and alive.

The trailer seems to reveal that the multiverse is introduced after a spell cast by Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) goes awry, hinting that Tom Holland’s Peter Parker will be battling the characters.

However, fans believe that the Doctor Octopus reveal, in which he can be seen saying “Hello Peter”, all but confirms the appearance of Maguire.

In fact, people are theorising that the finished film will reveal that Molina’s character is actually talking to Maguire’s Peter Parker at this moment. The pair were last seen on screen together in Sam Raimi’s 2004 sequel Spider-Man 2.

Spider-Man: No Way Home will be released in cinemas on 17 December.

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