Spider-Man: Far From Home Gets a New, Earlier Release Date

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Spider-Man: Far From Home is set to hit theaters three days earlier than previously scheduled, Sony Pictures has announced.

Originally scheduled for release on Friday, July 5, Spider-Man: Far From Home will now open on Tuesday, July 2. The move has given Sony Pictures a head start on the 4th of July weekend, where the film is projected to open in the top spot at the box office.

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The change in release date should serve to benefit the film's chances at pulling in a larger opening weekend than Spider-Man: Homecoming, which opened to $117 million domestically with a July 7 release date. The short break between it and Avengers: Endgame, a little more than two months, should also serve to benefit Far From Home at the box office.

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Spider-Man: Far From Home will be the first Phase Four film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and will see Peter Parker recruited by Nick Fury to join forces with Mysterio in a fight against the Elementals while on a school trip to Europe.

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Opening July 2, director Jon Watts’ Spider-Man: Far From Home stars Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau, JB Smoove, Jacob Batalon and Martin Starr, with Marisa Tomei and Jake Gyllenhaal.

(via Screen Rant)

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