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The latest iteration of Spider-Man is almost back on our screens.

That's right, Spider-Man: No Way Home will pick up where Spider-Man: Far From Home left off as we follow Peter Parker ( Tom Holland ) as he figures out how to live in a brave new world that knows his secret identity.

However, this time he not only once again has girlfriend MJ ( Zendaya ) and Ned Leeds (Jacob Batalon) by his side, but has some new allies too if reports are to be believed.

So, with all of this in mind and the rumour mill running into overdrive, here is all you need to know about No Way Home.

Oh, and don't forget to let us know your theories in the comments.

Spider-Man 3 release date

Spider-Man: No Way Home is due for release in cinemas on December 17, 2021.

It was previously due for release in July but due to the Covid-19 pandemic was delayed until November.

Tom Holland, Zendaya and Jacob Batalon star in the sequel to Spider-Man: Far From Home
(Image: Tom Holland/Instagram)

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It was later delayed until December.

It has already been confirmed that a fourth film is in development.

Spider-Man 3 title

The film's title was finally confirmed on February 24, 2021 as Spider-Man: No Way Home.

There had previously been some teasing from the cast as Tom Holland, Zendaya, and Jacob Batalon each offered fake titles in their announcements.

A sketch released on social media later saw the three actors receive the genuine title for the film as 'No Way Home'.

A tweet from the official Spider-Man account revealed: "This, we can confirm. #SpiderManNoWayHome only in movie theaters this Christmas."

Spider-Man 3 cast

Tom Holland as Spider-Man/Peter Parker

The British actor will reprise his role as the Marvel superhero.

Tom Holland is Spider-Man once again
(Image: Publicity Picture)

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Zendaya as MJ

The Emmy-winning Euphoria star returns as Peter's sardonic girlfriend, MJ.

Zendaya will return as MJ
(Image: SONY PICTURES)

Jacob Batalon as Ned Leeds

The US actor is back as Peter's confidante and best friend, Ned.

Marisa Tomei as May Parker

The Oscar-winning actress reprises her role as Peter's aunt,May.

Marisa Tomei is back as May Parker

Jamie Foxx as Electro/Max Dillon

Reprising his role from previous film series' The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Jamie Foxx returns in a new take as the super-villain with the ability to produce and manipulate electricity.

Jamie Foxx stars as Electro
(Image: Columbia Pictures)

Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Stephen Strange

The Sherlock star returns as the sorcerer supreme from his own film and the Avengers films to act as a guide to Peter Parker.

Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) is set to appear in the film
(Image: PA)

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Alfred Molina as Doctor Otto Octavius 

Another return from previous Spider-Man series, Molina is back as 'Doc Oc' after appearing in the Sam Raimi film Spider-Man 2.

It has also been reported by ComicBook.com that Charlie Cox has wrapped filming for the film as he reprises his role as superhero Matt Murdock from the Daredevil series that ran for three seasons on Netflix.

There have also been rampant rumours of returns for both Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield as the two previous incarnations of Peter Parker in live-action films, with Collider reporting their comebacks.

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The report also suggested returns for Kirsten Dunst as Mary Jane Watson from the Maguire films by director Sam Raimi and Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy from the Garfield films from director Marc Webb.

However, speaking to Esquire, Tom Holland denied that there would be returns for Maguire and Garfield, saying: "No, no, they will not be appearing in this film. Unless they have hidden the most massive piece of information from me, which I think is too big of a secret for them to keep from me.

"But as of yet, no. It’ll be a continuation of the Spider-Man movies that we've been making."

Spider-Man 3 plot

Little is known about the plot for the third film in Tom Holland's series of Spider-Man films.

Jake Gyllenhaal as Mysterio in Columbia Pictures' SPIDER-MAN: ™ FAR FROM HOME.
(Image: SONY PICTURES)

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The previous chapter, Far From Home, concluded with Peter Parker's secret life as Spider-Man being exposed to the world by J. Jonah Jameson (a returning J.K. Simmons from Sam Raimi's Spider-Man films), after having been framed for evil crimes by Mysterio/Quentin Beck ( Jake Gyllenhaa l).

The new film will include scenes set at Christmas time if photos are anything to go by.

With Doctor Strange's inclusion and his own superhero film focuses on the Multiverse, could the new Spider-Man film mirror the award-winning Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse with multiple versions of the web-slinger?

*Spider-Man: No Way Home is due for release in cinemas on December 17, 2021.