11 Easter Eggs Hidden in ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ (SPOILERS)

Variety | 7/5/2019 | Jordan Moreau
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SPOILER ALERT: Web sling back here once you’ve seen “Spider-Man: Far From Home”

The Marvel Cinematic Universe polished off its Phase 3 with “Spider-Man: Far From Home” this week, and filled it with tons of jokes, references and homages in the Spidey sequel. Casual Marvel fans and hardcore comic readers were sure to pick up on most of the Easter eggs, but here’s a list of some of the major ones.

Battle - Mysterio - Spider-Man - Captain - America

In the final battle against Mysterio, Spider-Man subtly imitates Captain America during his epic fight with Thanos in “Avengers: Endgame.” Just like Cap wielded his shield and Thor’s hammer in each hand, Spidey swings a drone explosive in one hand and uses a Tower Bridge sign as a shield. The same music from “Endgame” plays, and just like Cap, Spidey gets up from being knocked down to finish the unfair fight.

“Bring me photos of Spider-Man!”

Scene - JK - Simmons - Role - Brash

In the mid-credits scene, J.K. Simmons reprises his role as the brash editor from “The Daily Bugle,” J. Jonah Jameson. A longtime comic staple, Simmons first appeared as this character in Sam Raimi’s original “Spider-Man” trilogy. This time around, Jameson appears to have turned “The Bugle” into an Infowars-style conspiracy theory network.

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Aliens - MCU - Show - Captain - Marvel

The shape-shifting aliens return to the MCU after nearly stealing the show in “Captain Marvel” earlier this year. The big reveal that Skrulls had been impersonating Nick Fury and Maria Hill the entire time made it seem like Marvel was setting up the infamous “Secret Invasion” storyline, but luckily there was no foul play. Somewhere in space, Fury and the Skrulls look like they’re creating S.W.O.R.D., the galactic replacement for S.H.I.E.L.D. from the comics.

Mysterio’s Elementals reference classic and obscure villains from the Spider-Man mythos. The monsters look like they could be Molten Man, Hydro-Man, Sandman and Cyclone, but...
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