‘Spider-Man 3’: People Really Don’t Want Tony Stark to Be a Major Plot Point

by Jeremy Spirogis
Robert Downey Jr in Iron Man

Peter Parker (Tom Holland) grieving over the dying of Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.) in Avengers: Endgame may be very very similar to dropping a father or mother. Not desirous to let go of the grief seemingly makes it relatable to many MCU followers and their real-life situations. Not that some followers suppose Parker ought to spend a lot time dwelling on Stark’s dying as already seen in current Spider-Man movies.

With Spider-Man 3 on the books to be filmed (except additional COVID-19 delays), many followers are hoping to see Parker concentrate on shifting ahead. He already has lots on his thoughts anyway after being falsely accused of killing Quentin Beck/Mysterio, and wrongly considered a terrorist.

How Parker offers with this may need been completely different had Stark been round. Perhaps Parker will let go at this level.

How do followers actually really feel about Peter Parker’s melancholy over Tony Stark?

Robert Downey Jr in Iron Man
Robert Downey Jr in Iron Man | Marvel Studios

Chances are good that Downey, Jr. will return as Tony Stark in some type or one other down the road. However, seemingly not any time quickly, with solely his reminiscence in Peter Parker (and different Avengers) having to fill in for now.

Since Parker was nonetheless down about Stark’s dying in Homecoming and Far From Home, just a few followers on Reddit just lately expressed dismay that Spider-Man 3 might do extra of the identical.

Parker had Stark on his thoughts lots throughout the above two movies since they passed off solely months after the latter’s dying. Part of this got here in Parker being not sure of how one can proceed as an Avenger on his personal with out additional mentoring steering from Iron Man.

At least there was one piece of catharsis towards the tip of Far From Home. One pivotal scene there with Happy Hogan may need enabled Parker to maneuver on with out a lot grief.

Did Happy Hogan set Parker as much as really feel extra assured?

Those who’ve seen Far From Home already learn about a pivotal scene on a airplane with Happy Hogan (Jon Favreau) easing Parker’s thoughts about the place to go subsequent. When Parker expresses to Hogan his misgivings in having the ability to go on as an Avenger, Hogan makes one factor clear. He says Stark picked Parker for a superb cause and by no means second-guessed his alternative.

Parker will need to have repaired his psyche listening to this. Thoughts are, this embeds Spider-Man extra deeply into the MCU as a result of his dedication to being an Avenger as a Stark tribute. If so, it’d make it much less seemingly Spider-Man would transition so simply over to Sony.

Regardless, it additionally units up the potential for Parker letting go and discovering confidence in his talents. While Spider-Man 3 can be a serious trial (fairly actually) for Parker in clearing his title, it might be the true launching pad for a extra liberated Spidey.

What such a factor seems like is up within the air, particularly when dying remains to be so relative within the MCU, together with for Tony Stark.

Should future Spider-Man movies go away Stark away from Parker?

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With rumors going round that Downey, Jr. can be taken with enjoying Tony Stark once more, it’d make extra followers fear about him exhibiting up sometime to work together once more with Tom Holland’s Parker. Whether it could be the rumored AI model of Stark, and even discovering some type of multiverse arrange for him to return, it appears inevitable.

In some ways, followers of the MCU miss Tony Stark as a lot as Parker does, as a result of Downey was the true patriarch for the franchise’s success. Those followers will at all times need to join emotionally to him, resulting in some type of revival.

Since Stark was very a lot human, although, the model everybody noticed most likely has no technique to be revived within the current. This would by no means occur with out some critical mind-bending time-travel methods being concerned as soon as once more.

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