‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Gets Re-Release With New Scene
By Nate Nickolai
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Sony Pictures is re-releasing “Spider-Man: Far From Home” with a new action scene.
Starting Aug. 29, a new extended cut, featuring four minutes of a never-before-seen action sequence, will be released in theaters in the United States and Canada. The film will also be available in IMAX and large formats in select locations.
“” is the latest Marvel film to return to theaters this year, following Disney’s re-release of “Avengers: Endgame” earlier in the summer. After garnering $2.74 billion worldwide, the Marvel finale film was reintroduced to theaters in June in an effort to beat “Avatar’s” all-time box office record of 2.79 billion. The film succeeded in July, becoming the biggest movie in history with more than $2.7902 billion in global ticket sales.
“Spider-Man Far From Home” has also seen its own fair share of success at the box office, becoming Sony Pictures highest grossing film ever on Sunday with $1.109 billion in global ticket sales, overtaking previous title holder “Skyfall” which accumulated $1.108 billion during its own global run. The film’s domestic opening was also an all-time opening six-day record for Sony Pictures, scoring $185.06 million in weekend ticket sales. Additionally, the film outperformed its predecessor, 2017’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” which featured Tom Holland’s solo film debut as the webslinger.