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Tom Holland Wants Kraven or Spider-Girl in Spider-Man: Homecoming 2

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With summer on the horizon, Marvel Studios has now begun to shifts its focus from the newly released Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 to the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming, its first co-production with Sony Pictures. But while the highly anticipated franchise reboot doesn’t arrive in theaters for nearly two months, talk is already turning to its announced 2019 sequel.

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While speaking with Brazilian entertainment website CinePOP, star Tom Holland was asked which villains he’d like to see in the sequel. After naming a pair of fan-favorite foes, the actor offered up a somewhat-unexpected possibility: Spider-Girl.

There’s so many good villains, I really like Mysterio, I like Kraven. I really like the “Clone Saga.” I think it could be really cool if Peter, or Spider-Man has to fight people with the same powers as him. Spider Woman’s super cool. … I think she’s called Spider-Girl, who is his clone. They kind of like hit it off and they take their masks off and they’re like… [shocked look] What the hell! They’re like the same person, but she’s just a girl. I think that’s really cool.

Of course, Spider-Girl — aka May Parker, the daughter of Peter and Mary Jane Parker from a future, alternative universe — isn’t traditionally a villain, and her story might be difficult to translate to the big screen. (Update: It’s been pointed out that Holland is likely referring to Jessica Drew from Ultimate Spider-Man.) However, fans have long clamored for Kraven to make his live-action debut, and there are certainly ways “The Clone Saga” could be reinterpreted within the framework of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Arriving July 7, director Jon Watts’ Spider-Man: Homecoming stars Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Tony Revolori, Tyne Daly, Bokeem Woodbine, Marisa Tomei and Robert Downey Jr.

(via We Got This Covered)

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