The writers of ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ wanted more scenes with Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield: What happened?

Two of them have confessed in a recent interview that one of their main considerations was to include the two actors in the post-credits scenes of the film.

BEWARE, SPOILERS! Key details of the film are revealed below ‘Spider-Man’: No Way Home’.

Following the numerous rumors that pointed in that direction, if Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield appeared in Spider-Man: No Way Home, the third film with Tom Holland as the famous Peter Parker, was lThe main question that fans wanted to answer when the film directed by Jon Watts hit theaters on December 16. Three weeks later, we all know the answer and fans have enjoyed like never before witnessing how the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been able to raise the level, open the multiverse and let the three actors who have played Spider-Man match up and fight together. onscreen. This is called meeting expectations.

Indeed, Tom Holland shared the scene with his predecessors, Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire, after his Peter Parker I asked Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) to make people forget that the spider superhero was him. However, Strange fails his spell, and as a result, villains from other universes who know who Peter Parker is are able to reach him. Of course, also the other Spider-Man.

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The long-awaited moment opens the door to the multiverse in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which will continue to be explored in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, so the satisfaction of the fans multiplies. However, the team of scriptwriters of the film that has once again made fans of the MCU explode with emotion They would have liked Maguire and Garfield’s appearance to be a bit longer and, in fact, they were brainstorming various ideas to achieve it.

Finally, it was not like that, but what happened?

As explained by Erik Sommers and Chris McKenna in statements to Variety collected by ScreenRant, one of his main considerations was to include the two actors in the film’s post-credits scenes. “We even talked about, ‘Oh, we could do a [post-créditos] with this! We could do one with that! ‘”McKenna admitted without being too precise. To which Sommers jokingly added:” Can we do a television series with the two traveling in a van and solving mysteries? “

Finally, the chosen post-credits scenes were others and the appearance of the two ex-Spider-Man remained as part of the scene that had been posed for them, which arguably made sense for the film and does not commit them to more.

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There is no doubt that when it comes to narratives, the concept of the multiverse is a giant sandbox that creatives can fully exploit. Everything is possible, in fact, and the appearance of Maguire and Garfield in No Way Home opens a new avenue of possible stories. Adding a few extra scenes with them after the credits would have been a fan dream and a great way to end the film, but the team opted to finish the post-credits story itself. Venom: There will be carnage and for the advancement of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, whose theatrical release is scheduled for next May 6, 2022.

And what about the possibility of surprise characters returning in future movies? McKenna and Sommers also spoke about it in the interview, showing as interested in the idea as the fans themselves. Of course, nothing certain is on the table.