No Way Home ‘set to be the biggest movie of 2021 – The Hilltop

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Although the general public has yet to see “Spider-Man: No Way Home”, the film is already breaking records. Having sold more 150,000 tickets In the first 24 hours of presale in the UK alone, Marvel’s latest film is on track to be the biggest box office debut of the year.

The film, which will be released on December 17 in the US, has amassed tons of speculation about what will happen in the film. After two trailers garnered more than 140 million views and a series of movie leaks, tickets went on sale on November 29.

The film has already topped ticket sales for the opening weekend of “Avengers: Endgame,” as well as Tom Holland’s previous Spider-Man film, “Spider-Man: Far From Home”. According to Box Office Pro, the film is expected to gross over $ 200 million in its opening weekend, the first film to do so since “Avengers: Endgame,” which made around $ 350 million during its opening weekend.

Due to such demand, online ticketing sites like fandango and Royal crashed and hundreds of sessions have already been sold.

Tom Holland’s first feature film as a web-slinger was in “Spider-Man: Homecoming” (2017), which made more $ 880 million. His second film, “Spider-Man: Far From Home” (2019) made even more with over $ 1 billion worldwide, making it the highest-grossing Marvel franchise other than the “The Avengers” movies. . “Spiderman: No Way Home” is lead actor Tom Holland’s third film in his Spider-Man trilogy.

Actors Alfred Molina, Willem Dafoe and Jamie Fox will reprise their roles as villainous Doc. Ock, Green Goblin and Electrico. Actress Zendaya, actor Jacob Batalon and actor Benedict Cumberbatch will reprise their roles as MJ, Ned and Doctor Strange.

Fans are also speculating if the previous Spider-Man characters, played by actors Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield, will reprise their roles as two other Spider-Men in the film, possibly taking on villains alongside Holland’s Spider-Man. .

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Other 2021 blockbusters like “No Time to Die”, “Shang-Chi: The Legend of the Ten Rings”, “Black Widow” and “Eternals” have shown a silver lining for the revival of the cinematic experience. . “Spider Man: No Way Home,” however, is the first pandemic blockbuster to break ticket sales records ahead of “Avengers: Endgame” and the entire Star Wars sequel trilogy.

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There are a plethora of reasons the film was so successful even before its release, the most notable being that Spider-Man is a household name. The world saw the start of the Spider-Man superhero craze in 2002 when Tobey Maguire’s “Spider-Man” was released. The film remade $ 800 million and at the time, it was the highest-grossing superhero movie ever made.

Likewise, Andrew Garfield’s portrayal of the character in his first Spider-Man film titled “The Amazing Spider-Man” (2012) has been revamped. $ 750 million.

Since comic book writer Stan Lee created the character in 1962, Spider-Man has been portrayed in countless comics, movies, video games, and TV shows. According to Inside the magic, Spider-Man is officially the most treasured superhero ever, with a copy of a comic book selling for $ 3.6 million. This comic, sold in September of that year, was the most expensive comic book ever sold.

The next Spider-Man film was shot during the pandemic in the span of five months. Actors were to follow CDC guidelines at all times. As you can imagine, doing all of this while filming a multi-million dollar movie was difficult, yet the film is on track to be the biggest box office debut of 2021.

Filming took place in New York and Atlanta. the budget because the movie cost around $ 200 million, which is the most expensive Spider-Man movie in the Dutch Spider-Man trilogy, and around $ 40 million more than “Spider-Man: Far From Home,” the second of three. Dutch films. “Spider-Man: No Way Home” is expected to run for 150 minutes.

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