Spider-Man 3: Official Title Teases a Lost Peter Parker

By Richard Nebens Updated:
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Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures have been hard at work preparing one of the biggest films in the MCU's Phase 4 with Spider-Man 3 . Tom Holland's third solo adventure is set to blow the doors off of Marvel Studios' entire narrative with the reported additions of Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange , Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield's Spider-Men , and more than a handful of villains from past Spider-Ma n franchises .

While rumors and stories have teased this Spidey threequel to be one of the biggest stories in MCU history, a major mystery surrounding this movie is its unrevealed title. After kicking the series off with Homecoming and Far From Home , the only thing known about the threequel's name is that it will include the word "home."

Fans and reporters alike have theorized what this title will turn out to be , and the hype is quickly increasing after three Instagram posts from the stars of Spider-Man 3 teased their own titles along with the first official pictures from the movie. Thankfully, all of that hype has finally led to the reveal that MCU fans have waited months for: an official title...


An official release from Tom Holland's Instagram confirmed that the title of the third Spider-Man film is Spider-Man: No Way Home.

Along with the announcement came a short video with Tom Holland, Jacob Batalon, and Zendaya, as the Spider-Man actor exits director Jon Watts' office. Holland reveals that Watts gave them a fake name, which leads them to arguing about how much Holland has spoiled in the past.

Giving a couple solid laughs as the trio walks away, the camera stops and zooms in on a whiteboard with the official title of the movie. That name then transforms into the official title card, which can all be seen in the video below:

The full whiteboard shown in the video can be seen below:

No Way Home Whiteboard

The whiteboard captures the exact feeling fans have experienced trying to figure out the title of this movie, with about a dozen potential names thought through and crossed out. Options like "Home Worlds," "Work From Home," "Home Alone," "Homesick" and more fill the board, all being options that have been thrown out in the past.

Even included on the bottom right is "Far From Home," although rightfully, it's crossed out after having been used for the last Spider-Man movie.

The official title card for Spider-Man: No Way Home can be viewed below:

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After waiting so long for the reveal of this hidden title, the time has come to dissect what this name could mean in the end.

Clearly, Peter and his friends are going to be in a world of trouble, considering all of the craziness set to come in this threequel. With Doctor Strange’s involvement and the potential arrival of over a half-dozen past Spider-Man villains, there really will be no way back from everything that’s about to happen in this new journey.

Even with the majority of the story seemingly taking place in New York this time around, the multiverse will open the door for an entire new world of insanity within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It will be interesting to find out how many other locations this movie will travel to, even including other realities with different New York Cities, but it will certainly be a wild ride no matter what happens.

Now that the title is upon the world, the wait now begins to find out what the plot of the movie will be and who will actually be confirmed to be involved with the story. Spider-Man: No Way Home is currently filming and will release in theaters on December 17, 2021.

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Release Date
December 17, 2021
- About The Author: Richard Nebens
Richard Nebens joined The Direct in March 2020, now serving as the site's Senior Writer and also working as an assistant editor and content creator. He started his journalism career as a hobby in 2019 and is passionate about sharing news and stories from the entertainment industry, especially comic book movies, comedy, and sci-fi. Richard looks to expand his knowledge about movies and TV every day, and he is eager to stay locked into the latest releases and breaking news at every opportunity.