Spider-Man: Homecoming (film) A collaboration between Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures. Released on Jul. 7, 2017, after many international releases on Jul. 5-6. Directed by Jon Watts. Young Peter Parker (Spider-Man) begins to navigate his newfound identity as a super hero. Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers (in Captain America: Civil War), Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May. Under the watchful eye of new mentor Tony Stark, Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine, but the emergence of the villain, the Vulture, threatens everything that Peter holds most important. Stars Tom Holland (Peter Parker/Spider-Man), Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man), Marisa Tomei (Aunt May), Michael Keaton (Adrian Toomes/Vulture), Jon Favreau (Happy Hogan), Gwyneth Paltrow (Pepper Potts), Zendaya (Michelle), Donald Glover (Aaron Davis). The production was financed and distributed by Sony, which has franchise rights; Marvel owns merchandising rights.