The screenwriters of the Sony and Marvel film have revealed that they changed the outcome based on the important signings.
Watch out, SPOILERS! Don’t read on if you haven’t seen ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’
The scriptwriters of Spider-Man: No Way Home They didn’t know that Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire were going to appear in the movie until they were halfway through filming. Although the script was always planned with its characters, it underwent some other modification after its incorporation. The two brought their experience, which led to a more emotional outcome and closer to the evolution of Tom Holland’s Peter Parker.
The filming of the film began in October 2020 in New York and it was not until December of that same year that Maguire and Garfield reached an agreement with the production company and secretly signed their contracts. Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers, screenwriters of the feature film, they had been mandated to move on as if all those actors they wanted were on board and they had to trust others to do their job to convince them. “Once it was decided that we were going to take this turn, we had to commit ourselves and do the right thing for the story,” reveals Sommers for The Hollywood Reporter.
Let’s write it to have this person. If it doesn’t work, we remove it. Many times when there is a creative restriction, this ends up leading to creative solutions. We had to plan optimistically and it worked
The signing of Garfield and Maguire occurred without them reading a page of the script. The secrecy of the production was absolute and, as the producer Amy Pascal recently recounted in an interview with New York TimesThey couldn’t reveal anything to them. They got them involved through trust and their shared past. Pascal convinced them by telling them that “they were not cameos to make money”, but “real roles”, something that really worried the actors.
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“They had doubts and it was very interesting to help them. No one knows the character as well as the one who played him. It always adds value to listen to what the actor thinks. It definitely shaped what we did, “Sommers confesses to THR. They may have arrived in the middle of the shoot, but they certainly had something to say about what they were doing with their respective Peter Parkers. Thanks to their contributions, the outcome has that emotional charge and is significant for the protagonist’s arc of transformation.
“They had great ideas that really elevated what we had done and added layers and a bow. We started to refine the idea of these two guys helping Tom Holland’s Peter on his journey to becoming who he ends up becoming,” says McKenna,
There is a crucial moral moment where they help him overcome it at the climax of the film. Much of that was contributed by the ideas of Tobey and Andrew. They shaped what their characters could bring to the story
Those doubts they had regarding their role in the new film were surely completely cleared up by watching the exciting ending sequence.
Spider-Man: No Way Home it’s peppered with references to Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield’s Spideys stories. We know, for example, that Garfield’s Peter is in a very dark place after the loss of Gwen Stacy and that Maguire’s is having a crisis with Mary Jane. In this aspect, the actors also had something to say. In general, they were very happy with the development.
“Tobey wanted very little said about it. Very, very little. Andrew loved the idea that he was still tortured by what happened in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, where did that leave him and how could he take it [al personaje de] Tom ‘We empathize with you. We know what you’re going through. If anyone in the world knows, it’s us, “says McKenna.
This collaborative work resulted in a great outcome and a movie that Spidey fans – and Marvel in general – have loved. Spider-Man: No Way Home continues in theaters.
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