Spider-Man: No Way Home

Trivia: SPOILER: Although it was the film's worst kept secret, whenever asked, Andrew Garfield would deny, sometimes vehemently, that he would be appearing in it.

Phaneron

Trivia: Spider-Man asking Doctor Strange to cast a spell in order to make people forget that he is Peter Parker is similar to the comics storyline "One More Day." After the events of "Civil War" where Spider-Man revealed his secret identity to the world, he made a deal with Mephisto to save Aunt May's life in exchange for Mephisto nullifying Peter's marriage to Mary Jane Watson. As part of the deal, Mephisto erased everyone's memory of Spider-Man being Peter Parker.

Phaneron

Trivia: At one point in the film, Ned makes a promise to Peter that he will never turn into a supervillain and try to kill him. This is a reference to Ned Leeds in the comics being one of the men to take up the mantle of Hobgoblin.

Phaneron

Trivia: During one of his shows, J. Jonah Jameson advertises his own brand of health supplements. This is likely a reference to far-right discredited conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, who likewise would advertise his own health supplements on his show.

Phaneron

Trivia: Electro is surprised to learn that Spider-Man isn't black because he is from Queens and helps other people. He then ponders that there may be a black Spider-Man in another universe, a reference to Miles Morales.

Phaneron

Trivia: The title of Flash Thompson's book is "Flashpoint." This is likely a reference to the DC Comics crossover event of the same name, which similarly deals with familiar characters from alternate universes.

Phaneron

Trivia: Elements of this film were so secretive that Sony permitted critics at the press junket to only view 40 minutes of it.

Phaneron

Trivia: An official poster wasn't released for this film until only around 6 weeks before its release date.

Phaneron

Trivia: !SPOILERS! Despite their prominent appearances in the film, being featured in most of the third act in multiple major sequences, Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield were actually only on-set for a surprisingly short two weeks. For reference, filming for the entire movie took just over five months, meaning they were on-set for less than 10% of the total shoot.

TedStixon

Trivia: SPOILER: Prior to the film's release, unconfirmed reports stated Charlie Cox would appear in the film as Matt Murdock, reprising his role from the Netflix series Daredevil. Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige practically spilled the beans days before the release, stating that if the day ever came that Marvel would use the Daredevil character in their films, Cox would be playing him. The episode of Hawkeye that premiered the day before this film's release all but confirmed this, as Vincent D'Onofrio was revealed to be reprising his role as Kingpin from the aforementioned Daredevil series.

Phaneron

Trivia: The tattered purple hoodie that Green Goblin wears over his flight suit makes him more closely resemble his comic book counterpart.

Phaneron

Trivia: !SPOILERS! Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield gave a lot of notes on their characters, which the writers gratefully accepted. For example, Maguire didn't want too much revealed about what's been happening with his Peter, aside from the fact that he was still with Mary Jane. (Presumably to leave his adventures up to the fans' imaginations.) And Garfield wanted his Peter to be a bit more ferocious/emotional compared to his first two films to show how Gwen Stacey's death changed him.

TedStixon

Trivia: Spoiler Alert: When Sandman and Lizard are cured and turned back into humans, the footage of them in their human forms is actually digitally manipulated stock footage and alternate takes from their respective original films. Ex. When Sandman turns human, it's using manipulated stock footage from the subway fight scene in "Spider-Man 3." When Lizard is turned human, it appears to be an alternate angle/B-roll from footage featured in the final battle of "The Amazing Spider-Man."

TedStixon

Trivia: This is just the second film to feature the character of Matt Murdock aka Daredevil, and both films happen to feature Jon Favreau in a supporting role. According to Charlie Cox, this film had a deleted scene in which Happy Hogan is giving a deposition and states his memory is a little foggy, a reference to Murdock's law partner, Foggy Nelson, whom Favreau played in 2003's Daredevil.

Phaneron

Trivia: An extended version of the film was released to theaters in September 2022. It features 11 additional minutes of footage, including a new post-credits scene that shows Doctor Strange's spell erased Peter Parker from videos with his classmates.

Phaneron

Continuity mistake: Doc Ock is supposedly from Spider-Man 2 yet here he's gained a sweatshirt or turtleneck whereas in that movie he didn't have one. It's made clear he was pulled from his timeline just before his death, so he should be wearing the same thing.

Rob245

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Suggested correction: I mean how much time took place between the spell casting and his arrival at the bridge? I'm sure there was some confusion.

DetectiveGadget85

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Question: When Dr. Strange separates Peter's spirit from his body how is Peter still able to make his arm move?

Answer: His spider-sense is probably somewhat aware that his astral form has been separated from his physical body, so it is taking over and controlling his movements.

Phaneron

I concur with your answer because while he is separated from his suit you can see the aurora of his spider tingle all around his head.

Answer: I guess I missed something because I thought that suit was made with Stark tech and has nanotech in it. I figured it was the suit keeping the box away and Doctor Strange thought it was Peter.

Bishop73

That's a possibility I didn't think of, and it admittedly makes more sense than my answer.

Phaneron

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