A list of trivia related to Spider-Man: Far From Home.
References to the Marvel Cinematic Universe
- Upon Fury & Hill's arrival in Ixtenco, Mexico, Hill addressed Fury as "Nick" even though he is always addressed as "Fury." This serves as a hint that he is actually a disguised Talos, as he previously told by Carol Danvers back in 1995 that even his own mother calls him "Fury."
- Upon Parker's introduction to Mysterio, Fury says, "He's from Earth, just not yours" another indicator Fury is really Talos.
- During the "in memorial" video at MSST Morning segment, the images used in the tribute video were taken from various events across the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
- During the flight to Venice, documentaries for the in-flight films were in response to key events in the Marvel Cinematic Universe:
- Finding Wakanda: The history of Wakanda, including their revelation in 2016.
- Hunting Hydra: A documentary chronicling the events that HYDRA has been involved in after their resurgence during Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
- Nova: Einstein Rosen Bridges with Dr. Erik Selvig: Doctor Erik Selvig explains Wormholes.
- The Snap: A retelling of the events of the Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame.
- Heart of Iron: The Tony Stark Story: A documentary on the life of Tony Stark.
- Seamstress was revealed, behind-the-scenes, to be an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. which has been off the grid since the fall of the agency. S.H.I.E.L.D. made Spider-Man's stealth suit.
- Pat Kiernan, who previously had minor roles in other MCU media such as The Avengers, Iron Man 3, Doctor Strange, Daredevil, The Defenders and The Punisher, appears.
- The post-credit scene with Nick Fury pretending to be in a paradisiac island is a nod to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..
References to Marvel Comics
- Characters from the comics adapted for the movie in the main cast are Quentin Beck and Julius Dell. Other characters adapted from the comics are Dimitri Smerdyakov, Brad Davis, Zach Cooper, and J. Jonah Jameson.
- The Elementals are based on minor elemental-based villains of Spider-Man in the comics: Morris Bench/Hydro-Man, Flint Marko/Sandman, Mark Raxton/Molten Man, and André Gerard/Cyclone.
- Morris Bench, the human alias of Hydro-Man in the comics, is mentioned in a venetian paper as a man involved in a water accident as the possible human identity of the Water Elemental.
- As part of his cover story, Mysterio identified the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Earth-616 and claimed his home reality as Earth-833; these numbers respectively belong to the main continuity in the comics and the home reality of Spider-UK, while the Marvel Cinematic Universe's actual reality code number is Earth-199999.
- The mid-credits scene of Spider-Man's secret identity being exposed to the world on television is based around the events of the Civil War event from the comics, where Spider-Man, at the request of Tony Stark, willingly exposed his secret identity to the world in support of the Superhuman Registration Act at a press conference.
- The scene may also foreshadow an event inspired from Identity Crisis story arc from the comics in the film's sequel.
- During the movie, there are several easter eggs hidden in license plates, just like in Spider-Man: Homecoming.
- In Ixtenco, the license plate with the number 463 references the first appearance of Sandman in The Amazing Spider-Man #4, released in 1963.
- In Prague, the license plate ASM28965 alludes to Molten Man's debut in The Amazing Spider-Man #28, released in 1965.
- In Berlin, Nick Fury's car has the plate MTU83779, referencing Marvel Team-Up #83, released in 1979, which is the first time Peter and Fury team up.
- In the bridge in London, there is a car with the license plate TASM143, which alludes to the first time Peter and MJ kissed in the comics, in The Amazing Spider-Man #143.
- Jon Watts revealed that they considered the character of Captain Britain to appear in the film, although the idea was scrapped during production.
- During the European vacation, Peter and his friends were meant to travel to Norway and visit New Asgard.
- Co-writer Erik Sommers said that the character of Swarm was discussed as being one of the illusions used by Mysterio, back when the team wasn't named the Elementals.
- This is the third sequel film to be in the same phase as its predecessor, following Iron Man and Iron Man 2 in Phase One and Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame in Phase Three.
- This is the first Spider-Man film not to be mainly set in New York City.
- This is both the first Spider-Man film and the first MCU film not to feature a cameo by Stan Lee, who passed away in November 12, 2018.
- J.K. Simmons reprises his role as J. Jonah Jameson from Sam Raimi's Spider-Man Trilogy universe and most of 2010s Marvel animated universes, making him the second actor resume a previous incarnation role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe after Lou Ferrigno did voice collaboration on the Hulk in Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and The Avengers.
- This is the only MCU film released in 2019 not to include modifications to the concept art section of the Marvel Studios logo animation.
- This is the highest-grossing Spider-Man film ever made, surpassing Spider-Man 3.
- This is the highest-grossing film distributed by Columbia, surpassing Skyfall.
- This is the first Spider-Man film to gross $1 billion. This is also the first film not distributed by Disney, Universal, Warner Bros. or Paramount since Skyfall to gross $1 billion and the first film distributed by Columbia since Skyfall too.
- In the post-credits scene where Talos revealed to have impersonated Nick Fury weren't written into the script until Jon Watts watched Captain Marvel, after which he felt that Fury being replaced by a Skrull was the perfect explication for him being fooled by Mysterio.
- Jake Gyllenhaal, who portrays Mysterio in this film, was the first choice to play Spider-Man/Peter Parker in Spider-Man 2 after Tobey Maguire suffered back injuries while filming Seabiscuit and Sony was looking for a potential recast.
- At the time, Gyllenhaal dated Kirsten Dunst, who played Mary Jane Watson in the film.
- Coincidentally, Maguire as Spider-Man and Gyllenhaal as Mysterio share the same Latin-American Spanish dub voice actor.
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