Spider-Man: No Way Home may subtly reference the 2014 Sony hack

Spider-Man: No Path Home has arrived in theaters, and already we’re scouring every second to find more Easter Eggs and Spider-Man: No Way Home references.

A surprise link, highlighted by Radio Times, links the new film to the Sony Pictures hack in 2014, where a number of private company emails between studio executives were leaked online.

Now, before you continue, here is your spoiler warning – don’t read on if you haven’t seen Spider-Man: No Way Home!

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Still there ? Then you saw Andrew Garfield’s Peter Parker return alongside the character versions of Tom Holland and Tobey Maguire thanks to the multiverse of the new film. Garfield was, of course, in the Amazing Spider-Man movies, which came out around the time of the Sony hack.

One of the leaked emails was about Garfield’s Spider-Man and how to make the character appealing to millennial audiences.

“A rising trend that we’re seeing with Millennials is the really extreme forms of experiential exercise like Tough Mudder…” an executive wrote to producer Amy Pascal about eight months before the release of The Incredible Spider-Man 2. “Millennials will often post ‘NBD’ on their social media after doing so, as in No Big Deal, also known as ‘humble bragging’ …

Now, this is where No Way Home comes in. At one point, near the end of the movie, the three Peter’s work together in the high school lab to find “cures” for their respective villains before sending them home. universe. Parker from Garfield says he’s already fixed the lizard, so it’s “okay” to do it again. He repeats this sentence several times. Coincidence? We do not think so. Either way, it’s NBD …

Spider-Man: No Way Home is in theaters now. If you’ve seen the movie before, be sure to check out our guide to the Spider-Man: No Way Home post-credits scenes and the ending of Spider-Man: No Way Home explained.

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