“Spider-Man: No Way Home”: Some Marvel villains were even removed from the film

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” surprised fans with the return of popular characters. Originally there should be more figures.

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After appearing in Sam Raimi’s “Spider-Man” films, iconic villains Doc Ock (Alfred Molina) and Green Goblin (William Dafoe) are now part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Fans should have been pleased that „Spider-Man: No Way Home“ finally paves the way for the villain group Sinister Six.

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However, there were some well-known characters who were planned for the film, but were then removed from the film. In an interview with Yahoo! became the two “No Way Home” authors Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers asked which figures did not fit in at the end:

“I don’t know if we’re allowed to, but there were some big figures. But almost too big because it became a balancing act as we tell the story. Not just with all of these great villains we wanted to bring back, the classic ones, but also how we tell a Tom Holland / Peter Parker story where he’s not completely overshadowed. Because at the end of the day it won’t be a great ‘Spider-Man’ movie if you don’t tell an emotional Peter Parker story. “

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Kraven the hunter was talking about “No Way Home”

Of course, the two authors cannot reveal which villains are involved. After all, the future “Spider-Man” films should have a few surprises in store. However, the two authors mention that Kraven the hunter originally supposed to be a villain in “No Way Home”:

“We had ideas for different storylines […]So inevitably we got to the point, ‘What if it was Kraven, what if it was other bad guys?’ We discussed a lot of different ideas. “

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It was only when MCU boss Kevin Feige threw the idea of ​​Sinister Six back into the room that the film came about as we see it now in the cinema. But that doesn’t mean that Marvel fans have to do without Kraven the hunter. On the contrary: the villain who hunts superheroes for pleasure gets his very own film in Sony’s Spider-Man Universe.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson, known as Quicksilver from “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, will embody the hunter. “Kraven the Hunter” should be on January 12, 2023 start in the cinemas and will thus further enlarge the villain universe after “Venom” and the upcoming “Morbius”.

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