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January 15, 2019

After the tragic ending of Avengers: Infinity War, Peter Parker is apparently feeling a lot better.

Sony on Tuesday released the first trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home, which takes place after the upcoming Avengers: Endgame. In it, Peter heads to Europe for a school trip with his friends and is hoping to take a break from being the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. But this reprieve doesn't last long, as he soon runs into Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) and is roped into another adventure.

Making his debut in the Marvel universe is Jake Gyllenhaal as the fan-favorite comics character Mysterio, who swoops in at the very end of the trailer and tells Spider-Man to back away. The video also teases a brand new dynamic between Peter and Aunt May, as this is the first live-action Spider-Man movie ever in which May actually knows about Peter's superhero persona.

Far From Home presented an interesting dilemma for Marvel and Sony, as it's set after 2018'sAvengers: Infinity War. How, then, could Sony market this film without tipping viewers off to how that cliffhanger ending is resolved in the upcoming conclusion, Endgame? Their answer, it seems, was to just ignore all references to the Avengers movies in this trailer and simply allow viewers to draw their own conclusions about how Peter returned.

Spider-Man: Far From Home hits theaters on July 5 and will be the beginning of the Marvel film universe's next phase. Watch the trailer below. Brendan Morrow

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