The latest trailer for Spider-Man: No Way Home features the antagonists from the previous Spider-Man films. This condition makes many curious, what are the differences between the three Spider-Man versions of Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, and Tom Holland?
It turns out, apart from the costumes, their characteristics as Peter Parker are far different, you know. Instead of getting curious, just look at the list of comparisons of Spider-Man’s differences from the three eras below.
The figure of Spider-Man aka Peter Parker
Do you feel there is a difference in the figure of Spider-Man between Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, and Tom Holland? Here’s the explanation.
Tobey Maguire: Spider-Man/Peter Parker is told as a serious and poor figure. This version of Peter Parker is described as the most mature of the two versions because he has graduated from college and is working. Tobey also brings Peter Parker as a melancholic figure with a heavy life and a gloomy expression on his face.
Andrew Garfield: Spider-Man is more depicted as a younger figure who is still in high school. Peter Parker is also described as being full of humor and nerdy . His figure also looks “rebel”, full of curiosity about his past.
Tom Holland: Spider-Man version is the youngest. Peter
Parker here is also described as a person who is surrounded by supportive friends, while in the previous two versions there is a revenge plot for friends. Peter Parker is shown here as a naive, desperate teenager.
How Peter Parker got his powers
The story behind how Peter parker got his powers is different. Here’s the explanation.
Tobey Maguire: Peter Parker is on a field trip to the spider research lab. He was bitten while taking pictures of Mary Jane. After that, Peter Parker was able to get the cobwebs out of his hands.
Andre Garfield: Peter Parker who was in Osborn’s office entered the spider research room. Suddenly he was bitten as the spider fell on his body. Need help tools to remove the net.
Tom Holland: no special scene is shown when the figure of Peter Parker gets his powers. However, he gets technological help from Tony Stark, including spider web spray.
The figure of Aunt May who is getting younger
If you have already discussed Peter Parker who is getting younger each version, the same thing with the figure of Aunt May. There is no exact information regarding Aunt May’s age but the age of the cast describes it.
Tobey Maguire: Rosemary Harris was 75 years old when she became Aunt May. Aunt May is described as Peter’s old aunt. Aunt May’s role tends to be a wise figure who advises Peter.
Andrew Garfield: Sally Field was 65 years old when she played Aunt May. Aunt May is said to be still actively working to support Peter’s education. This woman is a reminder of Peter’s conflict over the death of Uncle Ben and the loss of his biological parents.
Tom Holland: Marisa Tomei was 52 when she became Aunt May. Aunt May’s role was made lighter, cheerful, and energetic. The figure of Uncle Ben is no longer told so that the observation of Aunt May’s character can be wider.
The existence of Spider-Man’s enemies also plays an important role in the development of Peter Parker’s figure.
Tobey Maguire: The enemy to fight is oriented towards local enemies from New York City. The enemy model is similar to Andrew Garfield’s version because many of the factors are triggered by acquaintances, such as Goblin and Mr. Octopus.
Andrew Garfield: Peter Parker deals with an enemy not far from Osborn’s office. Osborn’s office position becomes important for Peter to meet these enemies.
Tom Holland: Peter has more diverse enemies. There are even aliens like Thanos because he was part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe for Avengers: Infinity War and End Game . Peter is also more involved in fighting on a global scale with Tony Stark.
This difference in versions became even more exciting after the Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer appeared.