After earning extra 200 crore in India at release, Marvel’s blockbuster Spider-Man: No Way Home is set for a second innings in theaters. An extended version of the film in English and Hindi will hit theaters in September, Sony Picture India announced Monday. The re-release of the film will include new footage not included in the first theatrical film. Also read: Spider-Man: No Way Home deleted scene shows awkward elevator ride. Watch
Spider-Man: No Way Home was a joint production between Sony Pictures Entertainment and Marvel Studios and part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In a statement, Sony’s India division said: “Following the massive success of Spider Man in Spider-Man: No Way Home in 2021, Sony Pictures Entertainment India is now announcing the re-release of the blockbuster superhero film with all-new additional footage on September 2 in theaters across India.”
The studio shared the new poster of the film on social media and also added that the film will be released in Hindi in addition to the original English. However, some fans were upset that Tamil and Telugu versions of the film had been released. One fan commented, “Why isn’t Tamil called a release?” Another wrote: “Telugu dub needed.” In 2021, when the film was originally released, it was dubbed in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada.
However, many fans were delighted with the release of the film in theaters. “I’m definitely going to see this at the theater again,” wrote one fan. Many fans started asking when the pre-booking for the movie will start. These details, whoever, have not yet been shared by the studio.
Spider-Man: No Way Home, directed by Sam Raimi, starred Tom Holland in his third solo film as the superhero and also saw the return of Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield, who played the hero in previous franchises. The film was a huge success worldwide, grossing over $1.9 billion worldwide. In India alone, the film deserved 260 crore ($32 million), more than most Indian films released that year.