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A 'Spider-Man 2' Plot Leak Was Just Posted On Reddit, And We're Already In Tears

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You really want to potentially spoil the plot of Spider-Man 2 for yourself? You just can't resist, can you? Obviously not, because here you are. Here we are. Hello.

First, let's get one thing straight: This is a Reddit leak, which means we have to take everything below with a grain of salt. That being said, this plot certainly sounds plausible.

Warning: Potential Spoilers Ahead!

The plot details were posted by user AHarbingerOfStuff.

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We're gonna jump right into it:

"Set after Avengers 4. Peter is revived, and it appears Tony Stark will indeed die and Peter will be mourning his death," says AHarbingerOfStuff. "The plot revolved around something groundbreaking that Stark has created, and which is stolen and Spider-Man must retrieve."

We are sorta expecting Tony to die in Avengers 4. Still, hearing over and over again that we're going to lose him doesn't make it any less heartbreaking.

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"Set mainly in London. Peter and his friends are there for a conference sponsored by Stark Industries," the leak continues.

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"MJ, Ned, Liz, Flash and Aunt May are returning, alongside the Midtown students and staff from Homecoming. Gwyneth Paltrow is also supposed to appear as Pepper Potts," adds AHarbingerOfStuff.

Well, if Tony is going to die, it'd be nice to see Pepper Potts involved in Peter's life.

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"Mysterio is the main villain," says the leak.

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If you've looked into the Spider-Man sequel, then you've probably heard this information already.

You've likely also heard that Jake Gyllenhaal is rumored to be playing the infamous character.

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"He is an international thief and master of illusion, who has stolen Stark’s creation at the behest of a mysterious employer," the leak reads.

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"Apparently, there are plans to include the fishbowl helmet, but he will not wear it throughout the movie," explains AHarbingerOfStuff.

Well, that's fair. There's no sense in hiding Jake Gyllenhaal's pretty face the whole time.

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"Jessica Drew is a MI6 operative pursuing Mysterio, who begrudgingly teams up with Spider-Man to stop him," says AHarbingerOfStuff.

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In case you aren't aware, Jessica Drew is the alias of Spider-Woman in the Marvel comics. However, according to the leak, "she has no superpowers, but is a combat expert and skilled tactician."

A bit disappointing, if that's the case.

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"Peter develops a rivalry with a new student, Alistair Smythe, a technology prodigy who is determined to upstage him," the leak continues.

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"Smythe is 'manipulative' and tries to turn Peter’s friends against him. His father, Spencer Smythe, works for Stark Industries," says AHarbingerOfStuff.

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Of course, Alistair Smythe is a known adversary of Spider-Man in the comics.


However, his father doesn't work for Stark Industries in the original story, so if that's true, it's an extra layer of draaaaaaaama!

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"Vulture and Scorpion will appear in minor roles," claims AHarbingerOfStuff.

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"Scorpion is apparently working for the same man who hired Mysterio to steal Stark’s creation, and they attempt to get Vulture to betray Spider-Man’s identity to them," adds AHarbingerOfStuff.

Well, we do know that Michael Keaton has been cast in the sequel as Adrian Toomes/Vulture, so at least that much is true.

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"Mysterio’s employer is apparently a major villain from the comics and will be prominent in Spider-Man movies going forward," says the leak.

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"No word on who he is yet, but he will have a minor appearance in the movie. Marvel and Sony eyeing A-list actors. Casting won’t be officially announced. Supposed to be a surprise twist," says AHarbingerOfStuff.

Well, whoever it is, they should obviously cast Josh Brolin for the part. In fact, Josh Brolin should just play every Marvel villain, ever and always, for all eternity.


Just kidding. But not really...seriously, why not?

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"Yes, they are building up to the Sinister Six, but they are not guaranteed for a potential third movie in the series," says the leak.

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For those who don't know, the Sinister Six consists of Doctor Octopus, Electro, Kraven the Hunter, Mysterio, Sandman, and Vulture. Basically, six guys who really, really hate Spider-Man.

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And, finally, "The title (so far) is Spider-Man: Field Trip," claims AHarbingerOfStuff.

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Which, TBH, is a little whomp-whomp. If this plot leak holds any water, then the next Spider-Man film is going to be action- and villain-heavy. We'd hope it gets a more epic title than just Field Trip.

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Whatever the case, some of these plot points do seem plausible, especially as they relate back to the comics.


If this is the plot of the Spider-Man sequel, don't blame us for spoiling it for you. Reading this article was your choice!

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