Here's What Goes Down in the 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' Post-Credits Scenes

As to be expected with the end of Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' leaves viewers with a lot to think about.

Jake Gyllenhaal and a fan.
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Jake Gyllenhaal and a fan.

As to be expected with the end of Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Spider-Man: Far From Home leaves viewers with a lot to think about in its mid- and post-credits scenes. 

**Overall spoilers for Spider-Man: Far From Home follow—don't say you haven't been warned**

Jake Gyllenhaal's Mysterio, like many assumed, was not the good guy he initially led everyone to believe. Although he (apparently) dies of a gunshot at the end of the film, he's back in the mid-credits sequence in a recorded testimony in which he broadcasts the lie that Tom Holland's Spider-Man is, in fact, a villain from another universe.

As Spidey sets down Zendaya's MJ after their first swing through the city together, Mysterio appears in a report from on a big screen outside Madison Square Garden. Mysterio also claims Spider-Man controlled drones that inflicted massive damage on London.

Then we get a surprise appearance from J. Jonah Jameson, portrayed by the delightful J. K. Simmons. A huge surprise moment, Simmons sort of reprises his role as the Daily Bugle boss after playing him in Sam Raimi's original Spider-Man trilogy, which wrapped in 2007. Jameson takes on even more of a conspiracy-nut approach this time around, proclaiming Mysterio "the greatest superhero of all-time."

The video then sees Mysterio reveal Spidey's true identity. This will presumably play a very important role in whatever comes next for Peter Parker, who famously held on to his secret identity. And don't forget Mysterio could still be alive, as he could very well have faked his death using another one of his illusions. 

The post-credits sequence at the very end shows Samuel L. Jackson's Nick Fury and Cobie Smulders' Maria Hill weren't actually the characters we thought they were. Ben Mendelsohn's Talos and Sharon Blynn's Soren, the shapeshifting Skrulls who first appeared in Captain Marvel, pretended to be the two S.H.I.E.L.D. agents. This effectively changes the entire course of the movie, and will likely allow for rewatches to see where Soren and Talos might slip up on their true forms.

This opens up a lot of possibilities for the future of the MCU in Phase 4, as the Skrulls could be impersonating almost anyone. Meanwhile, we're shown where the real Nick Fury was. Chilling somewhere in space on a Skrull ship in virtual reality, Fury was on vacation during the entire events of Far From Home. It's not clear what the real Maria Hill was up to. 


In another fun touch, Far From Home includes a brief easter egg reference to Sony and Insomniac's PS4 Spider-Man game. As Peter parker swings across the city at the end of the film, he takes a moment to flash a peace sign in a selfie, mirroring the way players could do the same in the game.

Marvel has remained tight-lipped on what's next for the cinematic universe, but it's expected we'll learn more when Marvel brings its future slate to San Diego Comic-Con later this month. Spider-Man: Far From Home is in theaters now.

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