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Who Won BU Today’s Spider-Man: Homecoming Quiz?

The lucky winner is…


Spider-Man: Homecoming, expected to be one of this summer’s biggest blockbusters, opens today, and to mark the occasion, BU Today announced a trivia contest this morning. When it ended at 1 p.m., we entered the names of everyone who answered all the questions correctly in a drawing for two free tickets to a showing of the film tonight at Regal Fenway Stadium 13, 201 Brookline Ave., Boston.

The winner is Nisa Ibrahim (CAS’15, LAW’18).

1. Tom Holland is the third actor to play Peter Parker/Spider-Man on the big screen since 2002. Who were the other two? Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield

2. Michael Keaton plays Vulture, the film’s primary antagonist. Keaton, who starred in Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman and its sequel, has had a recent comeback with a lead role in what Best Picture Oscar–winning film? Birdman (2014)

3. This actor, most recognizable to superhero fans as Commissioner James Gordon in the Dark Knight trilogy, was also considered for the Vulture role. Gary Oldman

4. What two Academy Award–winning actresses appear in Spider-Man: Homecoming? Marisa Tomei (Hon.’02) (May Parker) and Gwyneth Paltrow (Pepper Pots)

5. The Homecoming script was penned by John Francis Daley, who played high school freshman Sam Weir on what cult-classic television show? Freaks and Geeks

6. Donald Glover is no stranger to the Spider-Man franchise. After once campaigning to play Peter Parker, Glover voiced this teen in the Ultimate Spider-Man animated series. Miles Morales

7. Peter Parker’s suit, a gift from Tony Stark, features a computer assistant named Karen, much like Stark’s own Jarvis. These real-life husband and wife actors provide the voices of Jarvis and Karen. Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly

8. Both Spider-Man: Homecoming and the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War, currently in production, were filmed in what Southern city that stood in for New York City? Atlanta, Ga.

9. Spider-Man was first introduced to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Captain America: Civil War, but it was recently revealed that Holland’s Peter Parker made a cameo in what MCU film? Iron Man 2

10. Unlike previous iterations of the Spider-Man franchise, villain Harry Osborn (the Green Goblin) does not appear in Homecoming. Prior to filming, this Breaking Bad actor expressed an interest in playing Osborn. Bryan Cranston

Catch a preview of Spider-Man: Homecoming here.

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