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Classmates of Peter's who could be characters serving a bigger role in the MCU.

Norman Osborn will have a surprise cameo to potentially serve as a Greater-Scope Villain for future movies
This movie has been said to be important to Earth-based Marvel movies, and this would serve as a natural way to introduce the future Green Goblin into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, he won't be the Big Bad so Marvel can avoid treading the same ground that the other two Spider-Man film continuities did. An adaptation of Dark Reign and Siege shouldn't be out of the question if they want him to be a long-term-plan villain like Thanos.
  • Idea: In The Stinger, assuming Mysterio survived the film (maybe perhaps he fled with his tail between his legs), he goes back to New York and tries to turn into Norman Osborn to escape into Oscorp's headquarters, but he's suddenly tapped on the shoulder, then gets knocked out with a punch that's suspiciously stronger than possible for a normal human by the real Norman Osborn (hinting he might already be working on an experiment that gives him his Green Goblin powers), who has the cops take Mysterio into custody (which makes the headlines the next day), thus establishing Osborn as a Villain with Good Publicity.
  • Osborn could very well be the one who has bought the Stark tower (it being for sale is a plot point in Homecoming). And the post credits scenes of FFH could be of him with the camera panning to show the Stark tower behind him, now with "OSCORP" written on it.
  • Rumors circulate that Marvel Studios has asked Sony to not use Osborn for its Spider-verse spinoff movies, so...
  • Another theory from the WMG page next door suggests that Sonny Burch's employer is none other than Norman himself; this, along with the Stark tower being sold in Homecoming, could very well be setups for Norman's eventual appearance.
  • It will be revealed that "Mystero" is really Osborn in disguise and that Vulture works for him and he made the spider that bit Peter and that He is the one who killed Uncle Ben!
  • Endgame does have the Asgardians settle down on Earth, but unlike in Siege, it's in Norway (specifically, Tønsberg), and considering that one of the reasons Norman Osborn attacks Asgard in Siege was because he disliked having a city of gods on U.S. Soil, I doubt he'd object to the Asgardians here, especially since they've become rather pacifistic.
  • As of May 2019, there are rumors circulating that supposedly Norman Osborn will be the "Lex Luthor of the MCU". If this is true (and that's a big if), Marvel will first need the go ahead from Sony, and while that would bode well for the Green Goblin showing up in future movies, it's unlikely that the paperwork and post production additions needed to insert hints of Osborn into Far From Home would be possible with the movie now only a handful of weeks away from its premiere.

Mysterio was a hero in his dimension
As stated in the second trailer, Quentin Beck seems to be from another dimension. This trooper believes that Beck was a hero in a world where either The Avengers didn’t exist, or he was a part of them. Seeing that this new world has new heroes and he is an unknown, he becomes desperate for fame. His powers aren’t illusions, and the Elementals are just criminals with superpowers that he enhanced in order to seem more powerful when defeating them.

Alternatively, Doctor Octopus will be the one with the surprise cameo and will be the Greater-Scope Villain.
But he'll only be revealed in The Stinger, and for most of the movie he'll be referred to by his other comic book identity, the Master Planner. This would allow audiences to be surprised when they find out the "Master Planner" was a Canon Character All Along, although for comics fans it would be a Foregone Conclusion. The Master Planner will be the one to organize the Sinister Six, consisting of himself, Vulture, The Scorpion (filling in for Sandman), Mysterio, The Shocker (filling in for Electro) and Kraven the Hunter. It would also allow Sony to get away with Exact Words in regards to their statement that no villains from previous Spider-Man movies will be in the MCU - Doctor Octopus won't technically be in an MCU movie, but Otto Octavius will be...
  • It doesn't have to be Octavius, either. MCU version of Tinkerer would fit the role pretty well, being a pudgy and seemingly harmless genius, responsible for the villains gadgetry and masterminding their robbery plans. Also, he's the only one who managed to escape justice in the first film, so there's that.

The film will start in Wakanda and Peter will have Ship Tease with Shuri
If the film picks up right where Avengers: Endgame leaves off it is likely that the first act of the film will take place in Wakanda before Peter heads off to Europe to join his class (it will turn out that the class was heading to the airport for a class trip during the events of Infinity War), and while in Wakanda Peter and Shuri will form a bond over their shared love of science with some flirting going back and forth and maybe the start of a mutual crush, this can't happen without Shuri making Peter a new Vibranium suit.
  • The trailers seem to suggest that Peter will get in a relationship with MJ, so it seems unlikely that he will have a Ship Tease with Shuri. They can still form a bond over their shared love of science, but they will probably just be friends.

The film will show Peter suffer from trauma caused by Infinity War
The MCU loves the trope Reality Ensues and a teenager coming back from being erased from existence, albeit temporarily, will lead to them being a little messed up upon their return. Plus, Peter being traumatized creates an even stronger parallel between him and Tony, who also suffered from trauma after the first Avengers movie.

The movie will debut Doctor Doom.
The movie is set to affect the next direction of the MCU and is set in Europe. With talks of the Fox buyout back on track and Latveria's setting in Europe, Doom is a logical and reasonable feature going forward.
  • The deal is still going to take a significant amount of time, so they may not have the rights by the time the film is written (if it hasn't been already).
  • The best we could realistically hope for is someone off-handedly mentioning Latveria (such as someone mentioning that they won't be visiting there).

Quentin Beck is one of the friends Mac Gargan said he had on the outside
As Mysterio, Beck will orchestrate Gargan's escape from jail and bring him to Europe with him, where Gargan fully becomes Scorpion. Toomes will be allowed to exit the Raft in order to assist the government in searching for Gargan in exchange for reduced jail time. Peter won't trust Toomes' ability (or desire) to help, so he goes after Beck and Gargan himself, with the guest hero also going to Europe to hunt them.

Michelle will have a bigger role in the plot, but won't be Peter's love interest
Instead, she'll just become a full friend to Peter. It'd be a nice direction to go in, since jumping from "snarky acquaintance" to "romantic partner" is a pretty big leap.
  • In the set photos that reveal the new Red and Black suit he is saving Michelle and certainly they seem rather friendly in the pictures, although if that is Peter and MJ or Tom Holland and Zendaya is not clear.
  • The first trailer has them acting a bit flirty.
  • The second trailer has Peter gearing up to confess his feelings for her, so he at the very least is romantically interested (whether MJ reciprocates is unclear).

Ned will take up an interest in journalism
It'd be a nice Mythology Gag to his namesake in the comics, and also make him just a bit less In Name Only.

Mysterio will be very different from his comics counterpart
Even with the lighthearted nature of Spidey in the MCU, this version of Mysterio won't be as cartoonish as his comic book counterpart. Similarly to Zemo in Captain America: Civil War, he won't be a flashy, costumed supervillain (differing from Vulture in Homecoming), but instead a failed actor (as originally in the comics) who turns to crime. He also won't be an illusions expert, instead taking different disguises to get his deeds done.
  • Jossed. Leaked images show him wearing green and golden armor, a huge purple cape that appears to have shiny objects attached to it.

The reported "femme fatale" is Jessica Drew
This version of the character will be a Black Widow-esque secret agent based in Europe (possibly one who also underwent a heel-face turn like in the comics) who's forced to team up with Peter while abroad. Whether or not she has super-powers (or calls herself Spider-Woman, for that matter) remains to be seen. Bonus points if he incessantly points out her similarities to Black Widow (skillset, occupation, spider-adjacent name) throughout the film.
  • If this happens, she will likely get some sort of introduction to Carol Danvers, setting up the two's close friendship from the comics.
    • If Marvel has the nerve to take this step, they may even bite the bullet that the comics have been sidestepping for years and set up... *ahem* just HOW close that friendship is.

Plans for a Sinister Six will officially be in motion by the end of this movie
Sony previously attempted to make a Sinister Six movie before their deal with Marvel, and with them finally getting around to Venom' —a project that previously fell in development hell— their Sinister Six movie could actually end up being the third Spidey MCU film, not unlike how Avengers: Infinity War features Thanos as its villain protagonist. They'll already have five potential members after this movie (Vulture, Shocker, Scorpion, Mysterio, Tinkerer), so they'd only need to introduce one more. Possibly Kraven, who's been long discussed to be a Spidey movie villain.
  • Perhaps instead of taking over the end of the MCU Spider-Man trilogy, the Sinister Six will get their own spin-off, reusing the general plot concept that Sony had to drop.

Candidates for this movie's Avenger cameo
Ruling out The Falcon (who already had this role in Ant-Man) and Iron Man (who was this in Homecoming) the confirmed guest Avenger will be:
  • Nick Fury and Maria Hill have been confirmed. This does not necessarily count as the Avenger cameo, so it doesn't clearly preclude other heroes.
  • Black Widow
  • Captain America
    • It'll be one long gag about Cap pointing out all the inaccuracies in a WWII museum.
    • Unlikely. In Avengers: Endgame, Captain America travels to the past and is aged to his true age. While he could still appear, it would be less interesting, and Chris Evans probably doesn't want to appear again.
      • Perhaps he filmed a few detention videos for Homecoming that weren't used?
  • War Machine
    • He will discuss his grief over Tony's death.
  • Ant-Man
  • The Wasp
    • There will be a joke about their shared bug theme.
  • Captain Marvel
    • Or failing that, Kamala Khan is in Peter's class.
    • Maybe in spirit/function, but taking Khan out of Jersey City is like making Deadpool british. Sure, not integral to the character, but it wouldn't feel right.
    • Unlikely seeing as Fury explicitly says she is unavailable in the second trailer. Though, if she does show up, maybe we could have another brief Ship Tease between them.
  • Hawkeye
  • Scarlet Witch
    • Ned Leeds lends her a hand to find a MacGuffin that will bring back her brother.
  • Black Panther
    • Basically Peter learns the location of his next overseas trip, and calls ahead to make sure they've cleaned up the aftermath of Endgame properly.
  • The Hulk
    • Bruce Banner gets a job as professor at Peter's school, complete with cover identity "David Bradley", but then he's constantly antagonised by Flash...
      • Jossed by Endgame, since he merges with Hulk offscreen.
  • Union Jack
  • Doctor Strange
    • He sling-rings right next to Peter at a bad time, saying "We have a problem."
    • Alternately, we see Peter talking to a school counselor in the office, until Peter goes into seeing visions of an alternate reality where he had to choose between Aunt May and MJ, then the camera rotates to show that he's talking to Doctor Strange.
    • Given that one battle happens in London, the multiverse (which was first confirmed in the Dr. Strange film) is involved, and Mysterio's powers certainly look mystical, and Strange and Peter are familiar with each other, Strange having at least a cameo seems like the obvious choice.

Candidates for this movie's Community cameo
  • Joel McHale as an American tourist speaking in terrible French. When they're in Italy.
  • Chevy Chase as a tourist enthralled by Steve's stories (see above)
  • Alison Brie as a rookie SHIELD agent

Post-Credits scene will involve Tombstone, who will be part of the Sinister Six

This film will introduce the Multiverse to the MCU.
Besides the possibilities of opening up the Spider-Verse, Mysterio is infamous for having run schemes in both Earth-616 and Earth-1610 simultaneously. After the events with Thanos, it's possible reality will be somehow weakened, allowing Mysterio to affect other universes. The plot of this film could then involve Spidey falling into another universe and trying to make his way back.
  • Mostly confirmed. The second trailer mentions multiverse by that exact name and says the events with Thanos 'opened a rift', although with someone falling into Spidey's universe, rather than the other way around. Of course, the apparent source of this information is Mysterio, so there may be deceptions and illusions going on.
  • If the film does incorporate the Multiverse, it sets the stage for events such as Secret War, Spider War, and a live action Spiderverse film.

Mysterio will create an illusion of Thanos
And Peter will get a severe Heroic BSoD from seeing it. The idea being that Mysterio would probe Peter's mind for his greatest fear, and pull out Thanos.

Bruce Campbell will make a cameo
As a Shout-Out to the Sam Raimi trilogy where it was supposed to be revealed that all his cameos were actually Mysterio in disguise.

It will be revealed that Mac Gargan is actually The Dragon to Norman Osborn and is helping him gather villains for the Sinister Six
  • Word of God says that the main antagonists of the MCU Spider-Man movies will be villains who didn't get adapted for previous film incarnations.

This movie is where Mac Gargan suffers enough bodily injury to be bolted into the Scorpion suit permanently.

The new villains in the film will be ones who haven't been adapted to film yet
Just like Spider-Man: Homecoming. This will, again, be a way these films differentiate themselves from the previous incarnations. Spider-Man has one of the greatest assortment of villains in the comics and there's tons of potential to be had before falling back on Green Goblin.
  • Seemingly confirmed - he's battling the Elementals.

In order to show Peter's growth as a hero, there will be a montage of him defeating a few villains on his own
This was one of Sam Raimi's ideas for a potential Spider-Man 4, albeit with a different purpose; a Take That! at the execs forcing more villains into the third film. Here, Peter will handily take out some bit-part bad guys who aren't on the level of the Big Bad, like Speed Demon, Hypno-Hustler, Grizzly, Tarantula, Coldheart and so on. The best way to go would be going with the Rule of Three.
  • All those rumors about Hydro-Man/Molten Man being in the movie could very well be explained by this theory, i.e. they're ultimately just minor villains Peter will fight in a short montage.
    • Surprisingly, turns out that the villains are the Elementals, and it appears that Hydro-Man has been combined with Hydron from that group of heroes.

Spider-Man and Mysterio's fight will climax on the set of a Western film.
As a homage to the 1967 cartoon.

There will be an Old Man Logan reference
Even though Marvel can't use the X-Men for that, there will be a Shout-Out to Mysterio's most heinous moment where he uses his illusions to trick someone else into attacking their own friends, believing them to be enemies.

Guesses for J. B. Smoove's character
  • Michelle's father
  • Miles Morales' father
  • Hobgoblin
  • Paste-Pot Pete
  • Robbie Robertson
  • Hypno-Hustler
  • Rage
  • Arachnoid (Bradley Shaw)
  • J. Jonah Jameson (I mean, they've Race Lifted a lot of Spidey characters in Homecoming, so it's not a stretch to assume this.)
  • Norman Osborn (Same reason as Jameson)
  • Fancy Dan
  • Miles Warren
  • Frederick Foswell
  • Morris Bench / Hydro-Man

Speaking of J. Jonah Jameson...
In order to "modernize" his character as a newspaper mogul, if he appears in Far From Home he will be the head of an online journalism company (think Business Insider or CNN.com), or a digitized version of a newspaper company. Let's hope that dailybugle.com isn't already taken...

Peter's new costume is a Spider-UK suit.
It's been confirmed that his base Spider-suit will be updated once again. Perhaps it will also be a redesign Peter did so that, in the event he has to use it in London, he can fight crime without rousing suspicion around why a New York-based hero showed up in London the same time a field trip from New York did. He'll pretend he's a different hero inspired by Spidey. Bonus points if Peter does a British accent...but rather than Tom's own accent, it's a bad exaggeration.
  • Seemingly jossed. New set photos show a stealth suit that is pretty much Spider-Man: Noir

The film will lampoon humor that relies on stereotypes
One of the students, probably Flash, will indulge in making rude "jokes" about the English and French that basically amount to him mentioning the stereotype, acting like it's fact, and being smug at how clever he thinks he is. The response by locals to this will be to intentionally act as the opposite of the stereotype mentioned (i.e. A French man being incredibly nice and polite instead of a French Jerk, a British man being exceptionally laid back and mellow instead of stuffy, and in general acting incredibly chaste and reacting with shock when he suggests that they have kinky sexual taste). The other American students, like Peter, will make jokes about how none of them have Hawaiian patterned shirts...but somebody will earnestly reveal that they have a Hawaiian patterned cowboy hat.

Hydro-Man will be a member of the Sinister Six in the MCU
The character is rumored to be in the film at some point. Homecoming introduced Vulture, Shocker, and also teased Scorpion. Far from Home is likely bringing in Mysterio, while Numan Acar has been cast as a character only identified as Dmitri, so he's very likely Chameleon, whose real name is Dmitri. That makes five bad guys and a sixth is needed for the team, so why not Hydro-Man? He brings something different to the table since he has abilities that are completely different from the others. The last film made it very clear they want to do different things than what Sam Raimi and Marc Webb did and it would make for a solid lineup that still consists of characters who didn't appear in the earlier film series.

The film will be very Meta
Since Mysterio works as a special effects artist, maybe he will be working on an in-universe Avengers film, probably a biopic.
  • Bonus points if:
    • The biopic is for Iron Man, and Peter constantly points out how wrong the studio is getting Tony's life story.
      • Seeing as how Tony sacrifices himself in Endgame, this isn't as out there as one might think.
    • The biopic is the public's interpretation of the Spider-Man origin, and Peter has the same reaction as above.
    • Tobey Maguire and/or Andrew Garfield are involved as leads in the production.
      • Tom Holland has stated that he wants Maguire to play Uncle Ben (which would work, given how young this incarnation's Aunt May is), so odds are it would only be Garfield.
    • The movie pokes fun at superhero cinematic universes, being a loving parody of MCU movies or a Take That! at imitators.

One of the scenes will be of Mysterio taunting Peter with images of people he's failed.
Candidates include Tony Stark, Liz, or maybe even Uncle Ben (if true, it would mark the first time he's explicitly shown to exist/have existed in the MCU).
  • If this happens, Thanos, Cull Obsidian, and Ebony Maw should show up too, as Peter's greatest fears.

There will be at least one significant character who's from one of the countries the class visits
Be it an additional villain, a new hero, or a comic relief.

If Chameleon shows up in the movie...
He will use a disguise to make himself look like an Evil Spider-Man, in order to discredit Peter, but no one will buy it because Chameleon is only capable of recreating the Homemade costume. The press will refer to this hoodied imposter as the "Scarlet Spider".

Mister Negative will appear in his civilian identity
He'll just be a businessman/charity owner who briefly appears, albeit acting somewhat shady. Then the third film will have him play a bigger role.

Mysterio isn't the main villain.
He'll be working for the real villain, possibly the Kingpin.

Peter and May's relationship will be slightly strained due to May learning Peter is Spider-Man
  • Unlikely considering that the trailers show her fully embracing Peter as Spider-Man with not only helping with fundraisers but also packing his Spider suit for him when he goes on vacation after he left it behind.
Hydro-Man and Molten Man will not appear in the movie at all.
Because let's face it, our only "evidence" that Hydro-Man will even be in this movie is a video of a stuntman being splashed by water (which can very well be caused by pretty much anyone or anything other than Hydro-Man; hell, Peter himself did it when he crashed into a pool party in Homecoming). As for Molten Man, it might have been a strategic lie on Feige's part to blur out plot details from over-eager fans (like how Marvel Studios went so far as to make toys for a scene in Avengers: Infinity War that actually never happened).
  • Partly confirmed, partly jossed; The Elementals include a being based on water who resembles Hydro-Man and a being based in fire who resembles Molten Man. That is, if they are the closest we ever get to those characters in the MCU.

Miles Warren will appear, but his villainy/background as the Jackal will not be touched on in this movie.
He'll just be a new mentor to Peter, taking Octavius/Connors' place from the PS4 game/Raimi films, respectively. His turn to evil will be a major part of movie 3.

Fury and Hill had been hunting down threats since Age of Ultron
Mostly low-key stuff, like taking down any Hydra agents trying to regroup with each other, dismantling Ten Rings cells, or other things in that nature. One of the villains in Far from Home was someone on their radar, hence their appearance in the movie.
  • Somewhat confirmed by the Captain Marvel prequel comic; they were at very least keeping tabs on the events happening post-Age Of Ultron that SHIELD could be of assistance in, and they tried to re-assemble the Avengers post-Civil War.

Mysterio will be a Villain with Good Publicity
Mysterio will be a fake super hero; using his abilities to stage crimes before swooping in to "foil" them. Having an actual super hero around will be a threat to his facade; so he'll try to frame Spidey for a crime.

Mysterio will start off as a loser
Beck will go From Nobody to Nightmare. He will start off as a lousy magician until he acquire some alien tech. He'll use the tech to become a famous celebrity, appearing on magic shows. He'll even have a guest appearance on a talk show.
  • His Moral Event Horizon could be holding the audience of said talk show hostage when the interview starts going south/making him look bad, in order to prove himself as a superior to Spider-Man, who people are always comparing him to. This could also work as a subtle nod to the plot of The Dark Knight Returns, when Joker does this to draw Batman's attention to him after spending years in a vegetative state in Arkham.

Mysterio will highly contrast Vulture as a Contrasting Sequel Antagonist.
  • Vulture was a serious down to earth pragmatic villain who wanted his operations to be as discrete as possible. Mysterio will fully embrace his role as a supervillain, being loud and hammy, making dramatic speeches and wanting to be in the limelight.

The identity of the "femme fatale" reportedly in the movie (hinted at through casting calls) is...

There will be the last cameo of Stan Lee
After his death on November 12th 2018, a few more movies will feature his cameos posthumously. While a last one in Avengers: Endgame would still be great, having him on the screen for the final time in a movie of his most famous character would be an even more fitting closure.

Gwen Stacy will appear, but not as expected.
She will have been a childhood friend of Peter's, who died in an accident when they were both young. However, after reality is shattered, either by the Snap and its undoing or by some event in FFH, Gwen will appear in a post-credits scene... as Ghost Spider, who has come from an alternate universe in order to help stop some oncoming threat. If she sticks around, Peter and alternate-universe Gwen will have to grapple with their friendship/relationship in the third movie.

The "field trip", if that's what's even going on, will be a multi-school initiative, and include cameos from many younger Avengers members, pre-powers/superheroism.
Such as Kamala Khan, Sam Alexander, Kate Bishop, Tommy Shepherd, etc.

There will be a Ship Tease between Ned and Betty Brant.
The two dated and ended up marrying in the comics, so they could hint at a Mythology Gag.

Vulture's role in the movie
Mysterio will create his illusions using tech bought from Vulture's gang, and Toomes will be a Boxed Crook brought in by Fury to help Peter beat him.
  • Alternately, Toomes will be freshly out of prison after serving five years with good behavior. He should have served a lot more time than that, except many of the witnesses who could have testified against him got dusted in the Snappening and thus weren't available for the trial.

The Elementals are fake
Mysterio is staging the whole thing to get in the public's good graces. He may be being helped by others who "portray" the Elementals behind his illusions/special effects.

J. K. Simmons will reprise his role as J. Jonah Jameson.
He reprised the role in several Disney-made Marvel cartoons, so why not bring him back to the big screen?

Peter already had a crush on Michelle.
In the time between Homecoming and Infinity War it's assumed Michelle became closer friends, making it possible for him to develop a crush on her. Then the trauma of his death and rebirth during the Infinity Gauntlet crisis caused him to decide something along the lines of 'life's too short', giving him the courage to ask her out.
  • Alternatively MJ, who we already have evidence she may have a crush on Peter, was also affected by the snap, and it was her who got the feeling of 'life's too short' and asked Peter out.

They weren't telling the full truth when they said Mysterio would be a "good guy"
Let's not kid ourselves: a full-blown case of Adaptational Heroism would just be too much of a departure for ol' Fishbowl Head. So, instead, they'll keep him a bad guy, but he'll be an Affably Evil Anti-Villain - possibly with a sympathetic backstory - who is forced to team up with Spider-Man against the Elementals, who will be a greater threat to the world than Quentin Beck could possibly hope to be. By the end of the movie, Mysterio is still a villain, but will have a genuine albeit begrudging respect for the Web Slinger. He and Toomes will find that they have this and much more in common, and in the stinger they'll decide to gather four of their criminal friends to offer them a proposition to set us up for the Spider-Man vs the Sinister Six movie at which the filmmakers had been vaguely hinting.
  • The first trailer, at the very least, seems to indicate that Mysterio doesn't want Parker involved ("You don't want to be a part of this"). Perhaps he's actually neutral, having invoked Cut Lex Luthor a Check using his powers, and unleashed the Elementals by accident, and feels it's his responsibility to clean things up.

The homeless shelter is a part of FEAST.
  • To help set up Mr Negative.

Nick Fury is being impersonated by the Chameleon, who is working for Mysterio
The real Fury will appear, but Mysterio will use Chameleon (who Numan Acar is rumored to be playing) to further convince Peter that he's one of the heroes and not the one pulling the strings. The Tinkerer is the one who told them who Spider-Man really was (Toomes probably could of told him when he called for Shocker to come to the school), possibly helping with the gear they needed for Mysterio's plot offscreen.
  • Surprisingly, Acar is actually playing Magnum of the Elementals. Unless I'm mistaken, Chameleon's powers don't include power copying (although they could change this in this adaptation), so while that doesn't automatically eliminate Chameleon showing up at some point, it does mean that it's unlikely he'll show up in this film.

The Elementals are linked to the Spider-Man villains they have been merged with in some manner
If they really are legit monsters, then they will come into existence by possessing civilians named Morris Bench (Hydro-Man), Mark Raxton (Molten Man) and Flint Marko (Sandman). If they are part of disasters orchestrated by Mysterio to look like a hero/manipulate the public, the Elementals will have been "portrayed" in some way by Bench, Raxton and Marko, or at least have them help set up the effects.

After Adrian Toomes being a Evil Counterpart to Iron Man, Quentin Beck is an Evil Counterpart to Doctor Strange
In a twist, Beck's fraud isn't faking his powers, but setting up all the Elementals as his enemies and defeating them in "battles." His abilities are very much real, just boosted by gadgets he himself invented. Much like Strange, he probably sought out the Masters of the Mystic Arts but after a failed acting/FX artist career and was immediately kicked out for wanting to use the powers for fame and fortune instead of self-healing.

The Tinkerer builds Mysterio's tech.
Let's face it, Mysterio is an Obviously Evil badguy who is only pretending to be a hero. His "magic" is based on special effects, as it is with his comic counterpart. Where does Phineas Mason (aka Tinkerer) fit in? In the previous movie, the Vulture was arrested and his crew were either put in prison or killed except for the Tinkerer who sort of disappeared. The Stinger will reveal that he supplied Mysterio with tech so he could pose as a magic-based hero.
  • This could even be a reference to the first appearance of the two villains who initially made unnamed cameos on a movie set in the original comic (it was an alien movie and Spider-Man interrupted the filming on accident).

Mysterio released the Elementals.
  • They are real magic threats and if Quentin is faking his powers, he released them and is trying to stop them as apart of Engineered Heroics.

If Mysterio’s powers are fakes, ideas on how he pulled them off
  • The helmet has controls for hidden rocket boots or controls the Elementals which could be robots.
  • The Elementals are Hydro-Man, Molten Man, and Sandman. While the general is in play for no previous villains as main villains at the moment, Sandman isn't really "main villain" material and never has been so him being used as muscle for an actual main villain is totally within the realm of possibility.
  • Constructs, like what the Green Lanterns employ in their trade.
  • Holograms created by repurposed alien tech by Tinkerer as mentioned above.

How Mysterio gets his name.
  • Peter starts calling him Mysterious Hero but shortens it to Mysterio.
  • A television news report in the teaser trailer refers to him as "l'uomo di misterio", which translates to "the man of mystery" in English, so it's probably derived from that.
  • Of course, it's entirely possible that he'll skip the name altogether, since comic book movies dont use codenames.

Mysterio is a failed student of the Ancient One
  • It's possible Beck may know the existence of MCU sorcerers, since he's got a distinct "Dr Strange" vibe going on. I doubt he'd be learning real magic though.

Miguel O'Hara will make an appearance in The Stinger
While Peter is out on patrol back in New York, he spies a flash of light and goes to investigate. A shadowy figure calls him by his real name, without triggering his Spider Sense. Sensing Peter's confusion, the Oscar Isaac-shaped figure steps into the light, revealing his futuristic Spider suit. "My name is Miguel O'Hara," he says, "and I need your help."

Mysterio's costume is an illusion
Think of Ryan Reynold's Green Lantern costume. GL's costume is made out of the green energy from his ring. Maybe Beck's costume comes from whatever magical item he's wearing.

Beck will kill someone
Somewhere in the movie Beck will kill a guy to show us he means business.

Mysterio's "magic acts" will attract the attention of Mordo
This is probably highly unlikely, but there will be a comedic scene where Mordo visits Beck in prison at the end of the film. When he learns Beck is just a charlatan posing as a sorcerer, he will teleport out of the prison furiously and annoyed, leaving Beck confused and puzzled.

Mysterio starts out a fake hero act with good intentions, but the glory goes to his head and he takes things too far, making him a full villain.
After the events of Endgame, the original Avengers will have died, retired, or left Earth. This leaves people feeling sad and hopeless, especially if they remember the snap. Mysterio wants to give people hope and create a new hero, taking influence from other ones, but he's either unable to find some big, flashy villains to fight or he's incapable of fighting any real villains, so he decides to fake it until he makes it. At some point, he either creates a fake threat that gets out of control and he can't stop it, or he gets called on to stop a real threat and is unable to do so. Spider-Man saves the day and people no longer like Mysterio, so he goes full villain.

Spider-Man becomes suspicious of Mysterio because he knows what real magic looks like.
Mysterio appears to be taking some inspiration from Doctor Strange in his effects, and will tell people that he uses real magic. But Spider-Man, having fought alongside Doctor Strange, knows what real magic is like and will immediately notice that something is off about Mysterio.

Michelle will learn that Peter is Spider-Man in this film.
Assuming she doesn't already know. Given how she noticed in the last film that he was acting odd, and their budding relationship in this one, she'll likely notice the fact that Spider-Man seems to be following them around Europe, and that Peter always disappears whenever he shows up.
  • And subsequent trailers have confirmed that.

Mysterio is a hero, but isn't Quentin Beck.
Word of God claims that Mysterio is a hero working with Peter in the film. Now because of comic knowledge it's assumed that this is a lie, or Mysterio will suffer a Face–Heel Turn. But what if we're wrong. What if the Mysterio in the teaser is indeed a good guy, but he's not Quentin Beck. In Homecoming the Shocker persona started out with Jackson Brice, and then Herman Shultz takes over later. Perhaps Mysterio is a different hero, or an original character, and then later Quentin Beck steals his suit, possibly having previously worked for Mysterio to help build or maintain his tech.

Spider-man will lose all battles against Mysterio/The Elementals.
Just to keep to tradition.
  • Peter has become a better fighter since Homecoming and has even fought the Children of Thanos and not die against Thanos (not directly face to face that is). Plus it would not be good for Spider-Man to always keep losing in fights in his own solo films.

Mac Gargan will somehow be critically injured in the crossfire of the Elementals.
Prompting an Emergency Transformation into Scorpion.

  • Alternatively, it's a case of Exact Words: Michelle Jones is not the MCU incarnation of Mary Jane Watson because the latter character as she's normally known doesn't have an incarnation in the MCU.
  • If the Mary Jane Watson people are more familiar with does show up later in the MCU she won't be a love interest to Peter and will have been a survivor of the snap, making her five years older than him.

Guesses for who Remy Hii’s character will be.
  • Amadeus Cho / The Iron Spider
  • Harry Osborn
  • Shang-Chi
  • Martin Li / Mr. Negative
  • Alistair Smythe / Spider Slayer
  • Mark Raxton / Molten Man
  • Ollie Osnick / Steel Spider
  • Zendaya

Fury and Hill appear thanks to the Skrulls
Considering the Skrulls are portrayed sympathetically in Captain Marvel, maybe Fury and Hill had a couple of Skrulls imitate them as backup. Either the agents who died in Infinity War are Skrulls, or the ones who appear in this film are heroic Skrulls who are continuing the human agents' missions after their deaths.
  • Jossed, since both get revived in Endgame.

Spider-Man and Vulture will have a rematch
Only this time, Vulture will suffer from a case of Villain Forgot to Level Grind, as he'll be facing against a Spidey that's both more experienced and has better tech than his homemade suit and webshooters. He'll be the one getting his ass kicked this time, in a rather humiliating fashion.

Spider-Man will try to climb the Reichstag

Similar to the comics, Ned will "die" in Europe
  • Only for it to be revealed in a sequel that he survived and has become brainwashed by whoever is leading the Sinister Six to become the Hobgoblin. Think the Spider-Man version of Winter Soldier. This would raise the emotional stakes and further push Peter into accepting his role as Spider-Man.

Spidey defeats Mysterio using his Spider Sense.
The ability seems to come and go in the MCU. Peter will be gradually learning how to focus on it during the movie. In the climax, it allows him to by pass Mysterio’s illusions and defeat him.

Mysterio will frame Spider-Man at some point.
Most versions of Mysterio have impersonated Spidey in other media, so the MCU version might follow suit. Mysterio will dress as Spidey or otherwise use illusions to make it seem he has committed a crime. Once this happens, public perception of Spider-Man will change and he will have to deal with the authorities coming after him. Bonus points if this results in the MCU version of J. Jonah Jameson making his first appearance, complete with a rant that declares him a menace. Jameson might even go so far as to remind the public of that one time Spider-Man attacked Captain America and stole his shield.

Mysterio will be an Evil Counterpart to Peter as a superhero fanboy.
  • He idolised the Avengers and was devastated when the Avengers failed to stop the snap. He went through the 5 years of the Snap; trying to find a way for him to become a hero for this world that lost hope. When he does get word that the Snapped heroes returned and the Avengers stopped Thanos; it will be a huge Broken Pedestral for him thinking they are 5 years too late. He decides to become the new main Superhero to replace them in a Syndrome type scheme.

The Europe trip is for victims of The Snap.
Now that Peter and some of his classmates have returned, they will have a lot of readjustments since half their classmates grew up and moved on to college, among other things. The school gets the Snapped students together and gives them a nice vacation in Europe to help their emotional well being.

There will be an Action Film, Quiet Drama Scene with the students.
Together, they will talk about their experiences when they were dusted by Thanos. It could establish how close a bond that they all share, even for people like Flash.

Spider-Man doesn't want to do any crime fighting while on vacation because of Avengers: Endgame.
Not only has Spidey lost five years of his life but he watched his mentor die. It's a lot to deal with. He probably wants to relax for a while before jumping back in to the superhero game.

Morgan Stark
will show up or at least be mentioned.Even if it is only in a cameo she will have a sweet bonding moment with Peter and they will then become like siblings, and if she is only mentioned a big brother-little sister bond between her and Peter will be established to set up Morgan's future.

The movie will refer to Uncle Ben and the impact he had on Peter more often.
Maybe through flashbacks, more likely expository dialogue. Peter will be reminded of the "with great power" mantra, perhaps to paint the difference between Spider-Man's genuine goodwill and Mysterio's phony attempts at seeming like a hero.

Beck will turn out to be Evil All Along
...but will make a Heel–Face Turn or get a Redemption Equals Death moment similar to how Doc Ock did in Spider-Man 2.

The movie will see Peter Parker expressing his grief over the loss of Tony Stark.
While the first trailer gave a more lighthearted feel, there's no way they'll simply glance over the loss that Peter went through in a movie set directly after it happened. Perhaps Peter will try to reason that Tony would've wanted him to take a break.

Mysterio will be unambiguously gay.
Nowadays the comic Mysterio is seen as Ambiguously Gay both in- and out-of-universe, and some stories (which may or may not be canon) skip the "ambiguous" part and just make him explicitly gay. With the announcement that future MCU films will have more LGBT representation, the MCU Mysterio will be openly gay.
  • If Mysterio is genuinely getting Adaptational Heroism, this might work. But if he's the villain, this might not work. Would making a hidden villain gay be good representation? I'm not sure.

J. Jonah Jameson will be made into a French Jerk.

If Uncle Ben appears in this movie in someway shape or form, he will be played by Tobey Maguire
Because he would literally be the perfect choice.

Mysterio will be totally, unambiguously a good guy.
Maybe he's got a dark past but he's now The Atoner. But the Mysterio we see in the movie will be completely good and a 180 on his comics version.

The MCUverse's *native* Mysterio, on the other hand, will be a different story...

  • Mysterio specifically might be a good guy because he's from an universe without Peter Parker in it. In the comics there are no alternative universe versions of Mysterio, only one from the main Marvel universe where Peter Parker inadvertently got him fired from his stunt man/sfx job, and then he got involved in an escalating series of plots aimed at getting revenge on Spiderman. A Mysterio where he kept his job, and learned to responsibly to use his abilities for legitimate crime fighting, might go completely differently.
  • there are alternate versions of Mysterio, there is the one from Peni Parker who is a fanboy sending her tapes.

Mysterio hails from The Amazing Spider-Man Series and has worked with that version of Peter before.
Which is why Peter reveals his identity to Beck, as Beck already knows it.

Mysterio isn't actually from another universe.
Every other WMG on this page says he's lying about something, so this is low-hanging fruit.

Spider-Man will reveal his identity at the end of the movie
With the death of Iron Man earth needs a new symbol of protection. Spider-Man will remove his mask and attempt to become that symbol. With all the good, and sinister, ramifications of his unmasking to be handled in future movies.

The Elementals are just powered criminals that Mysterio paid to pretend to be extradimensional beings as part of a plan to capitalize on Tony's death
.They resemble Sandman, Molten Man, and the like because that's who they really are. Mysterio, who is using stolen Stark and Chitauri tech to appear to be an extra dimensional hero, plans to publicly "defeat" them in order to take advantage of a world that's just lost Iron Man and their desire for a new hero to take his place.

Mysterio is a hero in his own dimension but will end up a villain in the regular one
He will attempt to save his dimension at the expense of the one we've seen in the previous movies. He will genuinely start out as a hero but will end up trying to sacrifice the normal dimension. Kind of like Doctor doom in Fantastic Four (2015) but done well.

Mysterio wants to turn Peter into a villain
His seeming mentorship to Peter is genuine, but he's an Evil Mentor who wants Spider-man to be another supervillain.

Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield's Spider-Men will show up for the climax
The original plan was to have Maguire reprise his role for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, but maybe the real reason they couldn't get him was because they were saving him for this movie.

Tom Hardy's Venom will show up for the climax
And The Stinger will reveal that a sample of the Symbiote ended up on Peter, leading to the third movie adapting the Black Suit storyline.

Peter is trying to build an Iron Man suit
It might be already confirmed, but we see Peter for a moment in the trailer with an armour-shaped hologram over his arm, like when Tony was building the Mark II in Iron Man, which is subsequently followed by Happy entering (presumably) the same room and his face falling in complete dismay.

The opening scene will be Peter and Happy returning from Tony Stark's funeral.

In the trailers, Happy and Peter seem to be on a Stark jet when they talk about Tony. Peter's eyes even seem red as if he had been crying. This will be the opening scene with them returning form the funeral. Happy will drop Peter off at his house with the notion that, he is now on his own.

  • Unlikely. That same scene seems to follow before or after the part where Peter asks Happy to give MJ something in case he doesn't make it, which is heavily implied to take place later in the film.

The Elementals are the creations of the Real World Mysterio.

It's never actually stated that they're from the other world as well. Maybe alternate Mysterio is a hero, and his quest is to stop himself.

The film is going to pull a Double Subversion in regards to the Multiverse's existance.

Mysterio will be revealed as lying about coming from another dimension, which will seemingly make the Multiverse purely fiction... until The Stinger reveals an actual person or thing coming out of whatever Multiverse portal that Mysterio and SHIELD are using.

Beck *is* actually a hero from another dimension. However, the Quentin Beck of the main universe isn't.
  • From what Beck tells us, he's not from Earth-199999(the MCU). Assuming he's not lying, it's entirely possible for him to actually be a hero in his resident universe and the MCU. However, that's not to say that the Quentin Beck whose home universe is 19999 won't become a villain.

The glasses Peter puts on in the latest trailer..
Will be Tony Stark now in AI form.

The designation of the MCU as Earth-616 is accurate, but...
  • Mysterio will either reveal the multiverse underwent a "reshuffling" or the numbering system was changed causing a "reclassification", as a nod to both the MCU previously being referred to as 199999 and Secret Wars resulting in the comics being rebranded as "Prime Earth". Assuming he's not lying, obviously.

The field trip is Conspicuous Consumption
A lot of people have pointed out that the plane trip shouldn't be so easy considering the infrastructure problems caused by Thanos. It will turn out that the field trip was quite difficult to arrange but Morita arranged it anyway just to show that the world had recovered enough for it to be possible.

Mysterio is a superhero in another dimension, but Beck is not the real Mysterio.
Beck is either from Earth-616/199999 and has stumbled upon knowledge of the multiverse, or really is from another Earth, but is just a special effects artist there. Regardless, he's now mimicking a superhero he's seen in that dimension, using illusions to imitate Mysterio's magical abilities.

Beck is fighting the Elementals to cover up his hand in their accidental creation.
The Elementals are just poor saps lashing out due to confusion or anger at being accidentally mutated into freaks of nature due to some operation that Beck was a part of. Now Beck (and possibly other members of said operation) has created the Mysterio persona to play hero while tying up the loose ends of his/their crimes.

Mysterio is an alternate-universe Tony Stark.
Who was planning on assuming his alternate-universe dead counterpart's identity to get famous, but had to rely on his intellect to fill the Iron-Man void instead when he realized that the multiverse "gave" him and his double different faces.

There will be cameos by one or more previous incarnations of Spider-Man
Since the existence of a multiverse seems to be a major plot point, it seems fitting to see one of Tom Holland's predecessors in a flashback or even as an 11th-Hour Ranger.

Some of Marvel's European locations will be name-dropped
Most likely Symkaria, possibly Wundagore Mountain, maybe even Latveria.

Tony left a prototype suit for Peter to be given when Stark dies. It will be given to Peter for the climax.
And the A.I. will be none other than Tony!

Peter's parents are SHIELD agents.
In the 616 universe, Peter Parker's parents were SHIELD agents. With Fury playing a large role in this movie, perhaps this will end up being revealed.

This movie will introduce Miles Morales
They have mentioned the multiverse, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse has already introduced Miles to the audiences. Even more, we have a Mysterio from an alternate universe involved, as in the Spider-Men crossover (the first crossover between Ultimate Spider-Man and the classic Spider-Man). All the pieces are there... and, this time, Peter does not need to die for Miles to show up.

Peter will describe what he felt when he got snapped.
  • Either to Happy ( apparently the only one of the main cast who didn't get dusted), or Beck.
    • Unlikely, as he already did in Endgame.

Mysrerio is a Life Model Decoy.
Ultimate Mysterio is a robot controlled by Mysterio from 616 (the real 616). Perhaps at the end of the film Mysterio will be caught in some rubble or shot by Fury or something and a Wham Shot will reveal that he's a robot before cutting to another universe, possibly the real 616 where the real Mysterio was revealed to be controlling him/it.

Mysterio decided to become an actual hero by the time he reached our world.
In his universe, he began as a villain like his origin in the comics, and an unapologetic criminal who was extremely successful. But slowly the law began catching up with him, and at the end of his rope, Mysterio fled to Earth-616. Wanting to make a fresh start, and leave an extremely stressful life of crime behind him, Mysterio tried his hand at becoming a hero. He discovered that Good Feels Good, and determined to stick on the path, is trying to seek out Spider-Man to gain advice from an actual, more experienced superhero.

She-Hulk will make her MCU debut in Far From Home

Mysterio will be a mentor figure to Peter
Which leads to him attempting his own sacrifice play at the end to save Peter, but Peter manages to save them both.

The film will have a happy ending.
Because after [[Endgame Avengers: Endgame]] I think we all need one.
  • Maybe if Mysterio ends up joining the Sinister Six, it won't be played up as a villainous moment but rather, a moment of triumph for Quentin?

We'll get a glimpse of the Great Web
The great web is the inter dimensional web that connects all the spiders, perhaps Peter will glimpse it, perhaps in a Main/Stinger we'll be introduced to Madame WebIn it we will see clips from old Spider Man cartoons and films.

Mysterio will be a Tragic Villain/Fallen Hero.
He was originally his universe's equivalent to Captain America or Iron Man until something went horribly wrong (perhaps the fabric of his reality was torn by an Incursion created by the Infinity Stones) and he reached Earth-199999/616 to redeem himself, only to be Driven to Villainy somehow.

Mysterio will have a freak-out scene
It'd be criminal not to use Jake Gyllenhaal's talent for acting a freak-out to his advantage.

The Betrayal will come from someone in Peter's personal life
Everyone's so focused on Mysterio and Nick Fury, but that's actually a ruse. The real betrayal would come from one of the people in Peter's 'normal' life, who has been replaced by the Chameleon.

Aunt May is a strong possibility, but even the likes of MJ or Happy Hogan is possible - basically someone who has Peter's trust, but is not in close contact with Nick Fury or other characters who might be able to figure out that something is wrong. In particular a character who was not Snapped, and so any personality changes can be put down to the 5 years.

The film ends with Peter leaving for Mysterio's dimension
Either Mysterio dies leaving a role that must be filled, or he's revealed to be the villain and someone needs to fix everything in that world. Either way Peter realises he can do more good there then being stuck here. So, we're talking REALLY Far From Home.

     Jossed/Confirmed 

The film is set after Avengers: Endgame
Feige's tight lips about when it is set are easily undermined by the fact that he did say this was set after that film until Infinity War came out, which is when he starting to be vague about things; It's all an effort to get people speculating, and thus generating more talk about the film online, and make fans think it's less clear-cut than it really is, so they'll be even more invested in Avengers: Endgame. Plus, if it's yet another movie set before Infinity War and Peter stays dead and all that, it makes it a bit hard to believe that Far from Home will be the first huge step into Phase Four.
  • Confirmed.

The whole film takes place before Infinity War
The closing mid- credits will replay Peter on the school bus, possibly just getting back from Europe.Then in the stinger, a young kid named Miles is introduced...
  • Jossed. The second trailer reveals that the movies takes place after Tony's death and thus after Avengers Endgame.

"Europe" is another planet entirely
  • As a result of Thanos's invasion, Asgardians resettling on Earth etc. there is more space travel. Peter's class trip will be to a planet called E-ur-pie or some similar sounding nonsense that all the humans just call "Europe". Tony Stark is footing the bill in another bit of Must Make Amends.
    • Jossed. They are clearly in Europe in the trailer, they shot the footage of Europe in Europe, and they clearly travel by realistic means, with passports and suitcases.
    • Further jossed by Tony Stark's death in Avengers: Endgame.

Mysterio will be attempting to steal the Reality Stone after it is taken in and protected by S.H.I.E.L.D., as the ultimate upgrade to his illusions coming "real".
This is why Maria Hill and Nick Fury are in the movie.
  • Bonus points if acquiring the Reality Stone allows Mysterio to gain his signature fishbowl.
    • He has his fishbowl in the first trailer.
      • Jossed by Endgame, since Thanos destroys the present-day Infinity Stones, and the Stones from the past are returned to their proper time after the Avengers use them to fix the present.

Alternately, Mysterio will steal or use the Mind Stone.
He will use it to make his visions more vivid.
  • Jossed for reasons detailed in teh WMG directly above.

Beck's magic act on TV is the work of the reality stone.
The infinity stones got separated again after Thanos's defeat. Somehow Beck got a hold of the reality stone.
  • The mind stone could work too.
  • Jossed. Thanos destroyed the Infinity Stones in Avengers: Endgame.

The film will start with Peter and the dusted Guardians stuck on Titan.
Because once Infinity War 2 has the Gauntlet undoing everyone's disintegration, this presumably means that Peter and everybody else will be reassembled exactly where they'd dissolved: on Thanos's home planet. As Nebula and Stark will be long gone by then, he'll have to hitch a lift with Quill's group when they jury-rig an escape ship and go to Earth to retrieve Rocket and Groot. Hence, the "Far From Home" subtitle.

Far From Home is a Stealth Prequel, not a direct sequel
It's been pointed out elsewhere, but basically there are a number of reasons as to why this doesn't take place after Endgame. Before listing them, two things must be pointed out: Marvel has lied to cover up info before (like the Endgame title) and no one in Marvel itself stated Far From Home takes place after Endgame. That was Amy Pascal from Sony, the same person who said Venom was part of the MCU, hence it shouldn't be taken as the gospel. In fact, several people involved with the production have hinted if not outright stated that the Snap would not completely undone, as would be suggested by this taking place after Endgame. Moving on...

  1. Continuity: Peter started 10th grade in Homecoming. That film takes place just weeks after Civil War. Civil War takes place [roughly] 2 years before Infinity War. Unofficially, Peter is an 11th grader in Far From Home, but we don't have official word on when or what year the film takes place in. Peter's passport, during Far From Home's trailer, has no years in it. BUT we see him, in Infinity War, on the 59th St. bridge heading back to Queens from an unspecified field trip.
  2. Endgame is not an Immediate Sequel to Infinity War: The trailers for Endgame so far show a clear passage of time. Black Widow sees her natural hair growing out after spending all of Infinity War as a blonde. In later scenes she has much longer hair, in a ponytail. Likewise, toy leaks show her with an even longer ponytail. This means that much time has passed after the Snap. This is confirmed by the trailer focusing on Tony being out of fuel and food in the Benatar in space. A ship that can travel through warped and light speeds would have to go a long way and quite some time before running out of fuel. So this will be much time after the summer of 2018.
  3. Peter would only be "alone" before Infinity War: In Infinity War, Pepper Potts speaks to Tony as if he has not been Iron Man for quite some time. She says he doesn't need the new nanite armor. Tony responds that he had the surgery (from Iron Man 3), but only updates/wears the suits to protect them. He later tells Banner that the Avengers are broken up. Banner asks "like a band?" However, if we backtrack to Spider-Man: Homecoming, Stark was going to announce Spider-Man as the newest Avenger. When Parker said no and decided to stay local, Stark had no other members for the Avengers. Rhodey was still recovering, Vision started running off with Scarlet Witch, Banner was in space and Thor had left the plane. This is the only period of time where there would be no other super heroes. That would be why Nick Fury would trust some random guy like Mysterio and someone young and new like Spider-Man to fight the "Elementals". Again, Hulk was in space, Thor was away, Rhodey was cripple, Stark was psuedo-retired; Cap, Scarlet Witch, Black Widow, Falcon and Black Panther were out of touch and the others were on house arrest. Thus, Happy's line about Peter being in danger and alone and "What do you do?".
  4. PTSD: Tony Stark had PTSD after fighting an armada of aliens, going into space and almost dying in The Avengers. Why would Peter not have severe emotional trauma from having been dead, fighting a god, nearly getting crushed by fragments of a moon, etc? If we went with "he doesn't remember", that would erase a ton of Character Development from Infinity War. He would not be thinking of girls or fundraisers for the homeless with May, and it's doubtful the writers would not rely on something so contrived as the big twist between films that it simply "never happened".
  5. Battle Ravaged: How could Peter be Spider-Man for a little under two years without ripping or destroying the suit? It looked perfectly fine in Infinity War. After stopping the Vulture, he went back to fighting thieves and small-time crooks, without fighting any major supervillains which might explain it. Regardless of all of that, the point is to mention the suits he wears during Far From Home. In an early NYC shot, we see him in the old classic suit. But in the European shots he's wearing the new Red and Black suit and the Noir one. Those suits possibly get destroyed fighting the Elementals and Mysterio, but the suit that Tony originally gave him and Aunt May put in his bag. That would be the suit he pulls out during Infinity War.
  6. "He's like Iron Man and Thor rolled into one": When Scarlet Witch and Vision were in Scotland, the news report said that Tony Stark had gone missing. The world knew about the alien attack, and the battle between the Black Order, Doctor Strange, Iron Man and Spider-Man. The quote during Far From Home comes across as a casual reference. If this took place after Endgame, or even after Infinity War, the characters would all be more world weary. And, again, if they were all resurrected with no memory it would essentially make Infinity War null and void, essentially a "dream" scenario. Even then, though, where is Stark? If he's saved the world and turned back time, why can't he help Peter? And if he died, saving the world, they wouldn't mention him casually.
  7. Happy and Aunt May: Tony Stark dies in space? Dies sacrificing himself to turn back time? Severely hurt? Happy would not be flirting with Aunt May just after his best friend died. Tony survives Endgame and reverses time? Tony resurrects every living thing that was decimated? This taking place after Endgame? Peter died in his arms, he wouldn't send Happy in his place to deal with Peter. "If you cared, you'd be here." Peter said during Homecoming and Tony was there. It has been said that Aunt May survived the decimation. Why would she be only just NOW flirting with Happy? And why wouldn't all of her thoughts be on Peter? It makes more sense that because she found out that Peter is Spider-Man, Happy no longer had to hide, and only recently met Aunt May while Stark deals with the breakup of the Avengers. Stark says "Kid, where'd you come from?", like he had not expected to see him. Which would keep continuity with him not appearing in Far From Home.
  8. The minutes after Endgame could be a flashback: While we don't know how Endgame is going to finish yet, one must keep this in mind given the tragic ending. What if Endgame ends at a mass funeral for the lost Avengers? Or Stark, perhaps, asking a resurrected Peter "So how was that trip you were taking before all of this?". There are many ways that the "Far From Home takes place right after Endgame" line could apply to a flashback/prequel.

No matter how you look at it, Peter is not some resurrected, "proud to be an official Avenger", survivor of a catastrophe in this film. So it's not that Infinity War's decimation has been undone, it's just not happened yet. That's not to say it won't get resolved somehow, but in this case, it's very obvious from the smallest cues that it simply had not happened yet. Also, take note that Avengers tower is NOT shown or visible during Infinity War, really go back and watch the movie. You can NOT see it in any of the NYC shots. Significant because it's being worked on before Peter's field trip in Far From Home and is possibly finished by the end.

  • And Jossed via an interview with Joe Russo and, well, where things end in Endgame for Peter as well as the second trailer which confirms the timeline.
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     Sequel Theories 

Scorpion will be the Big Bad of the third film in the new trilogy
There are a lot of rumored villains for the movie, so it isn't hard to imagine one of them might be in contact with Gargan and could break him out in time for the third film. It would fit with what the plans for the series were indicated to be; early, major Spider-Man villains who haven't been the villains of the movies before.
  • Mac Gargan will be teased as the upcoming Scorpion but the role will be hijacked by Miles Morales' father, a reference to Spider-Gwen.

The sequel will be called Spider-Man: Home Sweet Home
The first film begins with the word "home" and this film ends with it. It would fit well to have the third film begin and end with the word, continuing the Cross-Referenced Titles.
  • Alternatively, Home-Town Hero would fit nicely.

The third film will be called...

The Sequel will have the Sinister Six as the villains
Place your guesses as to the membership here. (Villains who already appeared in the Raimi and Webb movies should be considered Jossed by default):
  • Vulture
    • He could be the Token Good Teammate (relatively speaking, of course) and undermine the others when he feels they go too far, allowing Spider-Man to escape their clutches at a vital moments.
  • Shocker
  • Tinkerer, albeit as a behind-the-scenes assistant instead of an official member on the front lines
  • Scorpion
    • Scorpion will be the de facto leader of the group and serve as the "final boss" of the film.
  • Mysterio
  • Kraven the Hunter
    • Sadly, this is unlikely, since Sony is at developing a solo Kraven film. That said, if they end up dropping that soon enough, they could use him in the MCU, like what was done with Mysterio.
  • Mr. Negative
    • He'll form the team and use his money to provide them with what they need, and serve more as a downplayed Greater-Scope Villain, playing a role in the film but escaping to menace Peter another day.
  • The Master Planner. Doctor Octopus won't be appearing in an MCU movie, but if he showed up in his other identity, it would allow Sony to get away with Exact Words, especially if Master Planner was referred to only by name in this film and revealed in a later Spider-Man movie to be a Canon Character All Along.
  • Beetle
  • Boomerang, who will be the one to get the short end of the stick character wise; he will just be some guy who throws a boomerang-like weapon at a few points and be the first to get taken out.
  • Jack O'Lantern, who will have significant deviations in order to make him less similar to Green Goblin or Hobgoblin (ie, no glider-esque device to ride).

Mysterio will learn real magic in a sequel.
After he is revealed to be a fraud in Far From Home, he decides that the only way to get revenge on Spider-Man is to study real magic. This leads to a teamup between Spider-Man and Doctor Strange.

Spider-Man's public image will be tarnished in the next movie.
A common occurrence in the Spidey mythos is that he is often seen as a villain, usually due to J. Jonah Jameson's attacks. The next movie will focus on this with Peter trying to regain the public's trust while dealing with a new threat.

After Peter graduates from high school, he will establish Parker Industries.
Since Tony Stark revolutionized the world with technology, it would make sense for Peter to fill his shoes as an innovator of tomorrow.

Mr. Negative will never appear.
To avoid angering Chinese censors by having a Chinese villain in a movie that (presumably) will have no Chinese hero.

The third movie will adapt the Black Suit Saga
That is, if Sony would allow it. As the above mentioned theory about Tom Hardy's Venom showing up mentioned, his Symbiote will reproduce and latch on to Peter, leading to him getting the Black Suit. When Peter discards it, it will end up on Flash, making him the MCU version of Venom. The MCU version of Flash Thompson was driven by envy in his dislike for Peter, much like many incarnations of Eddie Brock, and is a huge Adaptational Jerkass.. His dislike for Peter will evolve into full-blown hatred when Peter exposes him for a mishap that either expels him or gets him rejected from his college of choice. However, he is also shown to admire Spider-Man like in the comics, so he'll be torn between revenge and legitimately wanting to be a hero with the Symbiote. The end will have him making a Heel–Face Turn and getting recruited by SHIELD as Agent Venom.


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