For nearly a decade at the start of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, fans have been eagerly waiting to see how Spider-Man would eventually be adapted to fit into the film franchise. 2017 start for web-slinger Spider Man: homecoming Exceeded expectations from fans and critics alike and this was followed by yet another phenomenal performance in 2019 Spider-Man: Far From Home. Both films were hugely successful, thanks to a stellar performance by Tom Holland, but expert direction from veteran filmmaker Jon Watts.
With the promotion of the third installment of Spidey, Spider-Man: No Way Home With the trailer’s release reaching a fever pitch, many fans are hoping Watts hits it out of the park again. The expertise that Watts brings to the table has served the soon-to-be MCU Spider Man trilogy well, and many fans are happy that he has recently been tapped to direct the upcoming debut of the iconic Fantastic Four, which many fans have been eagerly waiting for.
John Watts and Spider-Man
Jon Watts is being announced as the director of Spider-Man: Homecoming The original came as a bit of a blowout, but Marvel continued its streak of actually paying lesser-known talent. Watts was known for small-budget, character-based stories, such as 2015’s police car when they were selected. According to imdb, now 40 years old, was an incredibly prolific writer and director who Spider Man, but mostly in TV.
However, his talent certainly worked for the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. With two closed franchises in so many decades, the character had to be handled delicately if it was going to survive another reboot. Watts’ fresh and light-hearted style gave it a unique feel among the other franchises and the first two films garnered fan and critical acclaim.
Watts’ lack of experience with big-budget projects was also not a major deterrent. He pulled off many great scenes which were enhanced by VFX rather than created by him. with the first Spider Man film, he handled large-scale scenes, such as the one at the Washington Monument, which screen rent Even known as “one of the greatest set pieces in the MCU”.
Fantastic director for Fantastic Four
In 2020, Disney announced during Disney Investor Day that Jon Watts would bring his directing skills to the upcoming Fantastic Four MCU movie. The superhero team is another completely iconic presence on the pages of Marvel Comics that has been mysteriously absent from the Marvel Cinematic Universe—like Spider-Man until Watts came along.
For generations, The Fantastic Four were considered the dominant superhero team in comics. Long before anyone dreamed that Tony Stark would be a successful movie character, fans invested decades into the adventures of Reed Richards, Sue Storm, Johnny Storm, and Ben Grimm. Like Spider-Man, two different film adaptations have been attempted on iconic characters in recent history. It’s hard not to see Watts’ naming as director as an attempt to imitate the magic he used to bring Spider-Man to the MCU.
Little is known about the film at this point. With delays related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) severely disrupting the MCU’s release schedule, it’s unlikely fans can count on seeing Fantastic 4 in the MCU any time soon until at least 2023. There are many rumors about the plot or the cast, but the production has not confirmed anything.
Although fans don’t know much about the film, because cnet Pointed out, it’s likely not a coincidence that an iconic Fantastic Four villain was just introduced to Loki. Fans won’t know what their favorite superheroes will be doing just yet, but it’s a pretty good assumption that it will have something to do with Kang the Conqueror.
Jon Watts outside the comics
While Jon Watts may not have been a household name before spider man: homecoming, He is certainly not new to filmmaking. Jon Watts actually got his start in filmmaking with the stop motion short comedy Clay Pride: Being Clay in America in 2001. Although this is early in the writer/director’s career, elements of the light-hearted and often tongue-in-cheek essential to his style can still be seen today.
Despite the heavy workload of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Watts is still finding time for other projects. According to time limit, that FX’s. to direct the pilot for the upcoming premiere of old man Also serves as an executive producer. Hopefully, for fans’ sake, he doesn’t stray too far from the MCU, and fans won’t have to wait too long after Spider-Man’s latest outing to see the Fantastic Four in action.
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