Most self-respecting Spider-fans will have seen Homecoming by now, so what’s left to do besides speculate endlessly about its inevitable sequel?
With the Tom Holland incarnation of Spidey now firmly established in the Avengers universe, it’s time to consider what else Marvel Studios has in store for its favourite son.
The comic book giant’s celluloid arm recently revealed a five-movie plan for its fledgling web-slinger, and one of the most burning questions on everyone’s lips concerns the villains will Peter Parker be facing off against in his next adventure.
Spider-Man has one of the best rogues galleries in Marvel Comics lore – maybe in comic book lore full stop – which means the sequel’s creative team is spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting the next big bad.
Homecoming dropped some hints about who Spidey could be facing when he next swings into cinemas, but those in the know will tell you there’s a strong chance we’ll see multiple threats.
So here are eight of the most likely candidates to fill the bad guy role in the next Spider-Man movie, from familiar faces to comic book classics yet to make their screen debut.