One of the many reasons that the MCU has grown into a box-office success is the emotional connection that fans have to each of its characters. Despite all of the flashy CGI moments and epic action scenes that cost millions of dollars to bring to reality, it’s often the smaller character-based scenes that have the most impact with audiences. The very best films find a way to bring both aspects together seamlessly, and that’s one area that Marvel Studios excels in.
In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley, two of the writers behind Spider-Man: Homecoming, reveal details of one such scene that was their favourite to write for the movie. Whilst discussing their opinion on the recently announced Snyder cut of Justice League, the follow-up question asks if they learned any lessons whilst working with DC and Warner Bros. on a cancelled The Flash movie. Goldstein provided this insight into their approach:
In reply, John Francis Daley stated:
If you need a reminder, you can watch the scene below: