Last week, a viral Twitter thread left moviegoers wondering if they were stuck in some sort of 1990s / early 2000s time loop, based entirely on a list of upcoming film and TV projects that evoked some of the biggest brands of the time. .
Ewan McGregor in Star wars, Keanu Reeves in The matrix, Bill Murray in Ghost hunters and Michael Keaton disguising himself as Batman is quite odd, but let’s not forget that Willem Dafoe and Alfred Molina are back in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Spider-Man: No Path Home, which is also expected to star Tobey Maguire’s Peter Parker.
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One of the biggest brands of the era that has yet to receive a reboot or a legacy sequel is Harry potter, but that didn’t stop The Boy Who Lived from fighting directly with Marvel’s web-slinger in a battle for supremacy atop the HBO Most-Watched Rankings, according to FlixPatrol.
Spider Man movies currently make up 20% of the Top 20, spanning all three iterations of the web-slinger, but the top spot is taken by Harry potter and the sorcerer’s stone, with fans clearly revisiting the first episode following its 20th anniversary. Two blockbusters Spidey are right behind, so this battle is far from over.