Tom Drew

Executive Editor, Writer, Content Creator

Tom Drew is the Executive Editor at The Direct. He joined The Direct as a writer back in 2020, before taking on editorial tasks and then assuming a more prominent role as Executive Editor. Tom helps to manage the workflow of the team and ensure that content is as informative and engaging to readers as possible.

Before joining The Direct, Tom worked as a video editor for JES Media in Dubai. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Film from the University of Reading.

Tom is on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok (all @tomdrewart) where he shares his thoughts on entertainment and posts art.

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Tom Drew's Latest Stories

Black Panther 2: Letitia Wright Returns to Filming Amid Controversy

Shuri actress Letitia Wright has returned to the set of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

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New Benedict Cumberbatch Photo Reveals How Jacked He Got for Doctor Strange 2

A leaked photo revealed how muscular Benedict Cumberbatch has gotten for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

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Star Wars' Holiday Special Just Received a Hilarious Callback In Boba Fett

An Easter egg in The Book of Boba Fett calls back to the Star Wars Holiday Special.

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How Spider-Man 4 Will Be Better Than No Way Home (Theory)

Spider-Man: No Way Home was the biggest cinematic Spidey adventure so far; how will Spider-Man 4 top that?

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Disney+ Reveals New MCU Timeline Featuring Eternals

Disney+ revealed where Eternals fits into the Marvel Cinematic Universe's timeline.

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The Mandalorian Season 3 Reportedly Delays Filming

The Mandalorian Season 3 has reportedly delayed filming due to rising COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles.

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Will The Batman Suffer Another Delay? Warner Exec Responds

A WarnerMedia executive addressed the possibility of The Batman receiving a delay amidst COVID-19 concerns.

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Disney+ Will Make History This Week Thanks to Marvel & Star Wars

Disney+ will drop both Marvel and Star Wars content on the same day for the first time in the streaming service's history.

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Watch: Eternals Deleted Scene Highlights Thanos' Defeat

A new deleted scene from Eternals focused on two team members reminiscing on Thanos' defeat.

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Is Green Goblin's Formula Stronger Than MCU's Super Soldier Serum?

Which is stronger: Norman Osborn's Green Goblin formula or Captain America's Super Soldier Serum?

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Marvel Cut a Beautiful Scene From Eternals

A VFX supervisor on Eternals revealed a scrapped scene involving a Celestial's creation of a planet.

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The Batman Leak Reveals 12 Funko Pops for Robert Pattinson Movie (Photos)

Several Funko Pops for The Batman have leaked, including collectibles for Catwoman, Penguin, and the Batmobile.

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Loki Director Reveals Which Episode Changed the Most During Editing

Loki director Kate Herron revealed which episode of the Disney+ show changed the most during the post-production editing process.

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Hawkeye's Kingpin Differs From Daredevil's in 4 Major Ways

Kingpin finally arrived in Marvel Studios' Hawkeye, and he has a few differences compared to when fans last saw him.

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Spider-Man: No Way Home Fans Spot Annoying Plot Hole: 4 Ways to Explain the Mistake

Spider-Man: No Way Home has one glaring plot hole, but there may be an explanation.

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New Moon Knight Disney+ Merch Highlights Oscar Isaac's Hero

A crew member's production hat surfaced online, revealing a new logo for Oscar Isaac's Moon Knight.

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Warner Bros. Just Confirmed Which Batman Actor Appears In HBO Max's Batgirl

A new description for Batgirl reveals a familiar face that will be appearing in the film.

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Will Ned and MJ Return for Spider-Man 4?

Spider-Man: No Way Home's shocking ending may have left the future of Peter Parker's pals a bit uncertain.

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Hawkeye Reveals Epic New Poster Teasing Kingpin's Presence

Marvel released a character-filled poster for Hawkeye's finale, teasing the imminent appearance of Vincent D'Onofrio's Kingpin.

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Spider-Man: No Way Home Photos Reveal Best Looks at Maguire & Garfield Villains

Marvel released official images of the villains from Spider-Man: No Way Home.

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Spider-Man: No Way Home Beats Avengers & Disney Star Wars With Mind-Blowing Opening

Spider-Man: No Way Home has offically earned the second highest opening weekend ever at the domestic box office.

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Spider-Man: No Way Home Theory Explains Confusing Peter Parker Ending

Spider-Man: No Way Home's ending opened up several questions about Peter Parker's history in the MCU.

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Doctor Strange 2 Trailer Theory Explains Elizabeth Olsen's New Look

The new trailer for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness provided new looks at Wanda Maximoff and her new Scarlet Witch outfit.

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Spider-Man: No Way Home Ending Explained: Avengers & Iron Man Consequences Revealed

Spider-Man: No Way Home's ending had major implications for how Peter Parker progresses in the MCU.

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Every Marvel Character Who Appears In Spider-Man: No Way Home

Here's every Marvel character that appears in Spider-Man: No Way Home.

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Hawkeye Leak Reveals Record-Breaking Runtime for Season Finale

Hawkeye's finale will have the longest runtime of any of the MCU's Disney+ shows to date.

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Is Hawkeye's Kingpin Different Than Daredevil's? Marvel's Confusing Crossover Explained

Hawkeye finally revealed that Vincent D'Onofrio is back as Kingpin, but is he the same villain from Netflix's Daredevil?

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Chadwick Boseman Would've Wanted Black Panther Recast, Says Brother

Chadwick Boseman's brother claimed that the late actor would want the role of T'Challa to be recast.

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Why Tom Holland Wants a Marvel Team-Up With Hawkeye's Florence Pugh

Spider-Man: No Way Home's Tom Holland wants a team-up between Peter Parker and Florence Pugh's Yelena Belova.

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Spider-Man Actors React to Trailer Mistake that Edited Out Tobey Maguire & Andrew Garfield

The Spider-Man: No Way Home cast commented on the infamous Spider-Man trailer mistake that fans think edited out either Tobey Maguire or Andrew Garfield.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Looks Cooler Than You Skateboarding on Spider-Man Set (Photo)

A behind-the-scenes image from Spider-Man: No Way Home revealed Benedict Cumberbatch skateboarding on set.

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Spider-Man: No Way Home Scenes Reportedly Cause Avengers: Endgame-Type Crowd Reaction

The crowd cheers for Spider-Man: No Way Home have been compared to the likes of Avengers: Endgame.

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New Spider-Man: No Way Home Footage Shows Hero Flying

New footage from Spider-Man: No Way Home teased gliders on the Iron Spider suit and Peter Parker's confrontation with Doctor Strange.

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Star Wars: New Boba Fett Trailer Reveals Epic Return

Star Wars released a brand new trailer for The Book of Boba Fett, which teases the bounty hunter's history on Tatooine and his new rule from Jabba's Palace.

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Spider-Man 4: J.K. Simmons Gets Candid about 'Heartbreaking' Cancelation

J.K. Simmons revealed that he was heartbroken by the cancelation of Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 4.

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Ant-Man 3 Is Bringing MODOK to the MCU In a Big Way (Exclusive)

MODOK will appear as an MCU villain in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.

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Spider-Man: No Way Home Merch Reveals Weird New Gadget for Peter Parker

A piece of Spider-Man: No Way Home merchandise depicts Peter Parker with an odd looking device: what is it?

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Spider-Man: No Way Home Smashes Ticket Pre-Sales Records

Spider-Man: No Way Home has achieved the biggest pre-sales ticketing launch ever for Canada's theater chain Cineplex, as well as another impressive record.

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Spider-Man Producer Compares Tom Holland vs. Tobey Maguire & Andrew Garfield

Sony producer Amy Pascal compared Tom Holland's portrayal of Spider-Man to Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire's versions.

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3 More Spider-Man Movies to Release After No Way Home

Sony producer Amy Pascal announced three more MCU Spider-Man films after No Way Home.

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