Since Spider-Man: No Way Home, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) has been noticeably absent from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Despite the passage of two years without a new film featuring the iconic character, there’s no official confirmation or schedule for a sequel to the 2021 blockbuster.
Tom Holland, in a recent press conference with the Critics Choice Association attended by Collider’s Christina Radish, shed light on the situation.
While it seems that a fourth Spider-Man installment is not in immediate sight, Holland expressed his love for the role, stating, “But that said, if we can figure that out, I would be a fool not to put the suit back on again because I owe everything to Spider-Man.
I love the character and the people I get to work with. So, I would love to tell another story, but I’ll only tell it if we can find the right one.”
The director of Spider-Man’s solo adventures, Jon Watts, has been at the helm, contributing to some of Marvel Studios’ most significant crossovers.
Despite the mid-credits sequence of No Way Home hinting at the presence of Venom (Tom Hardy) in the MCU, no official details have been revealed about the franchise’s next direction.
The character’s diverse rogue galleries from the comic book history add to the uncertainty.
Following the events of No Way Home, Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire’s iterations returned to their respective universes, leaving Holland’s Spider-Man to embark on a new journey.
As for the release date of Spider-Man 4, it remains unannounced.
The potential gap between No Way Home and its successor would be one of the longest in the franchise, with almost two years having passed since the last adventure featuring Peter, Michelle (Zendaya), and Ned (Jacob Batalon).
With no production schedule in sight, the wait for the next installment in the Spider-Man series is poised to be significantly extended.