He wove his paintings on the skyscrapers of New York, but for his new opus Spider-Man: Far From Home , the spider-man goes around the European historical monuments, from Venice to London through the old quarters of Prague.
And for good reason, in the film, the young Peter Parker – the hero who hides under the famous leotard blue and red – is on a school trip with the class of his school.
“What’s good about Tower Bridge is that we finally have something for Spider-Man to be able to swing,” director Jon Watts told AFP, citing an epic scene from the film that takes place on the famous London Bridge, “great playground” according to him.
The bridges and campaniles of Venice, another battlefield between Peter Parker and the villains who are trying to ruin his holidays, do not come out unscathed.
These “iconic locations” are very useful for action scenes because “people immediately understand where they are,” says Jon Watts.
As the title of the film indicates ( Spider-Man: far from home ), the creators of the film especially wanted to see what happened when you leave the heroic teenager and his high school comrades from their comfort zone.
The idea came to them during the international promotional tour of the previous film, Spider-Man: Homecoming (literally “back home”), with young actors Tom Holland (Spider-Man) and Zendaya in Paris, Rome and London.
Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige remembers thinking, “It would be fun if the characters played by these kids who accompany us on this tour go the same way, but like” school trip “.
In Spider-Man: Far From Home , the American teenagers and their teachers chained in fact all the misadventures that await inexperienced tourists in unfamiliar territory, clumsy beginnings in Italian to museums unexpectedly closed and other labyrinthine lanes that mislead visitors.
“We did a lot of movies happening in Manhattan,” but this time “we wanted this kid from the popular classes, who is not very sophisticated, to find himself in a very, very different culture, in which he does not know. not really how to behave, “says producer Amy Pascal.