Bruce Campbell Jokes About Raising Money for Tobey Maguire's Spider-Man 4

By Richard Nebens Posted:
Tobey Maguire, Bruce Campbell, Spider-Man 4

While Marvel Studios is preparing for a massive slate of content in 2022, there is still plenty of chatter surrounding the worldwide mega-event that was Spider-Man: No Way Home. Tom Holland's team-up effort alongside past web-slinger stars Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield became one of the best-reviewed movies in history as it continues its climb deeper into the top 10 box office hits of all-time.

Due to Maguire and Garfield's comebacks, fans are crying out for the Spider-Man franchise to continue far beyond the three confirmed solo movies planned out for Holland's MCU hero. Within days of No Way Home debuting in theaters, fan campaigns for both Garfield's The Amazing Spider-Man 3 and Maguire's Spider-Man 4 surfaced online as bellows for both franchise's revivals increased to a fever pitch.

Whether Sony decides to answer these calls is a mystery, although they are unlikely to subside anytime in the near future. Adding to the fever are quotes coming from Maguire and Garfield's co-stars, the most recent of which took quite the funny turn as he shared his own support for a new film to happen at some point in the future.

Bruce Campbell Jokes About Spider-Man 4

Spider-man 4, Tobey Maguire

Veteran actor Bruce Campbell, who is good friends with OG Spider-Man trilogy director Sam Raimi, took to Twitter to share a screenshot of a funny fake message from Raimi asking for funds to make Spider-Man 4 with Tobey Maguire:

"Hi there it's Sam Raimi the director here. I am trying to make spiderman 4 with the doctor strange budget but Kevin Fiegey has caught on and pulled the funding. Can you send me 1500 in iTunes gift card codes so I can hire Tobey Maguire thanks.

Campbell joined the fun of the hilarious phony request with his own Twitter caption, offering to "chip in" some of his own money for this endeavor out of his love for Maguire:

"Boy, that Sam - always hitting people up for money. I will chip in, because I love Tony Maguire."

Bruce Campbell Twitter


Campbell Wants To See Spider-Man 4

Bruce Campbell has a notable history with director Sam Raimi, having played some kind of role in all of Raimi's movies, including the three films in Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy from 2002 to 2007. He's also confirmed to join the MCU with an undisclosed role in this year's Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, which is Marvel Studios' next major dip into alternate realities coming in May.

Considering Campbell's time working with both Raimi and Maguire, it's clear that he's a fan of their work with the web-slinger as he adds his name to the campaign for Spider-Man 4. Although the message he shared is undoubtedly a prank from some undisclosed fans, the actor's sentiment is genuine as he celebrates his two colleagues' work from the turn of the century.

Looking at the end of Spider-Man: No Way Home, Raimi clearly didn't take this message's advice as fans saw the first trailer for the Doctor Strange sequel coming in a few months.

As for the potential for Spider-Man 4 to be made, Sony certainly has its options after the success that No Way Home brought with Maguire's long-awaited comeback. Whether Campbell and the fans get their wish is unknown, but there's no denying that the web-slinger remains as popular as ever.

Spider-Man: No Way Home is now playing in theaters worldwide. Campbell will make his MCU debut in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness on May 6, 2022.

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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.