Tom Holland may have revealed Marvel Studios has plans in place to do more Marvel One-Shots. Back during Phase 1, Marvel Studios was looking for ways to bolster the content of their home releases. The idea that they eventually found was doing short movies called One-Shots, following the example of comic companies distributing standalone "one-shot" issues. They started attaching the One-Shots to home releases with Thor, by debuting The Consultant - a mini movie that helped make more sense of Tony Stark's appearance at the end of The Incredible Hulk.
Marvel Studios continued to make One-Shots up until 2014 with Thor: The Dark World having All Hail the King attached to help retcon the Mandarin twist in Iron Man 3. Despite these shorts being fun and well-received, it has been three years since Marvel's made one. According to Holland, more could be coming soon.
In an interview with Uproxx, Holland was asked about the prospects of teaming up with another Avenger in the sequel. He previously told Screen Rant that teaming up with Ant-Man would be really cool, and elaborated on that idea here. If Paul Rudd can't make it into the Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel, Holland hopes for a 20 minute short - which is where his tease takes place.
Holland: I want to do a short. That’s what I want to do. I want to do a 20-minute short with me and Paul Rudd…
They used to do those on the DVDs and Blu-rays.
Holland: Yeah. I think they are planning on doing it again.
Holland: I probably just spoiled a big spoiler. Kevin Feige’s probably going to be furious.
Holland has made a running joke in interviews that he can't keep secrets, so this could be the latest example of that being the case. What could be the case here is Holland has actually filmed a One-Shot for the Homecoming home release, but with the movie not even out yet, that had yet to be announced. There is no telling what a potential One-Shot surrounding Spider-Man could focus on, but if it's attached to the DVD/Blu-ray, whether or not this exists should be confirmed in the coming months.
While Holland may be fearful of Feige's wrath, the Marvel Studios head has gone on record before discussing the potential return of the One-Shots. He's said it is not for a lack of ideas, but more so scheduling and picking and choosing which characters to explore with these One-Shots. Even if they don't return to home releases (which is a dwindling market), Avengers: Infinity War directors Joe and Anthony Russo have also teased them possibly returning as online content.
Fans will have to wait and see if Marvel does usher the One-Shots back into production, and based on Holland's comments, that could happen sooner rather than later. Stay tuned to Screen Rant for further updates on the potential return of Marvel One-Shots.
- Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) release date: Jul 07, 2017
- Thor: Ragnarok (2017) release date: Nov 03, 2017
- Black Panther (2018) release date: Feb 16, 2018
- Avengers: Infinity War / The Avengers 3 (2018) release date: Apr 27, 2018
- Ant-Man & The Wasp (2018) release date: Jul 06, 2018
- Captain Marvel (2019) release date: Mar 08, 2019
- The Avengers 4 / Avengers: Endgame (2019) release date: Apr 26, 2019