Even before he directed the first ‘Spider-Man’ trilogy with Tobey Maguire, Sam Raimi had shown an interest in superheroes and the world of comics since his teens. Now, the director has revealed who is his favorite character in the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe.
In an interview for the YouTube channel, MoviePilot, the director of ‘Doctor Stange 2: Into the Multiverse of Madness’, revealed that his favorite character from the Marvel Cinematic Universe is Tom Holland’s Spiderman, and revealed the reasons why this superhero is his the most special to him.
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Sam Raimi mentions that: “He’s relatable as a human being, he’s got problems, bad skin, he doesn’t have enough money…yet he sacrifices everything to do what’s right.” These peculiar reasons are some of the characteristics that many Spider-Man fans highlight from the superhero above others.
In addition, it highlights a part that many fans identify with: “It embodies what I love about a great superhero movie, which is ‘I could do that, a small part of that could be me'”
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Tom Holland’s Peter Parker was introduced in ‘Captain America Civil War’, following the cancellation of the Andrew Garfield saga. From then on, he was a disciple of Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man, participating in some of the most important fights in the universe, such as that of Thanos, and also starring in the second trilogy of the character on the big screen.
Sam Raimi willing to make a ‘Spiderman 4’
In the same interview, Sam Raimi was open to the possibility of directing ‘Spiderman 4’, the infamous fourth film in the saga with Tobey Maguire, which Sony decided to cancel in 2011, to make way for a new saga, which would star by Andrew Garfield as the new Peter Parker.
Since before Sam Raimi got down to work with 2002’s ‘Spiderman’, the director had already shown interest in adapting comics to the big screen, such as ‘Darkman’, which has Liam Neeson as one of his first leading roles , and one of the few that is close to the world of comics.
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Now Sam Raimi has shown interest in continuing to work on superhero movies after the premiere of ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’, although at the moment he does not have any production of any kind where he works as the director, in the near future. So only Marvel or Sony will confirm the above over time.
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