What Twitter's Saying About 'Spider-Man' Trailer: When Does It Takes Place, Tony Stark Dead?!
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What's Mysterio's true motive ... and what's up with that passport?

The first trailer for "Spider-Man: Far From Home" dropped on Tuesday morning, before it quickly took over a number of the top trends on Twitter.

Featuring the mysterious return of our web-slinging hero after his supposed death in "Avengers: Infinity War," the movie sees Spidey (Tom Holland) back in action as he meets up with Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) overseas and takes on a group of new foes. The trailer also features the debut of Jake Gyllenhaal as Mysterio, a supervillain from the comics who appears to be doing good ... at least for now.

While the upcoming "Avengers: Endgame" should close out many of the fandom's most pressing questions, for now all we're left with is theories on how and when this new Spider-Man flick is able to actually happen.

Here's what Twitter has to say -- watch the trailer above and dive in below!

WHEN Does It Happen?

The biggest mystery of all here is when this movie is actually set. A number of characters who vanished into thin air in "Infinity War" are back in action, leading some to speculate that this film actually happens before the events of that film. This wouldn't be the first time a Marvel movie did something like this, as "Ant-Man and the Wasp" came out after "Infinity War," but actually took place between that film and "Civil War."

Others believe that "Endgame" will find a way to reverse or alter Thanos' snap ... or this movie is in an alternate timeline or dimension altogether.

Also of note: before "Homecoming" was released, Sony's Amy Pascal said its sequel would "start a few minutes after Avengers 4 wraps as a story."

Is Tony Stark ... Dead?!

While Spider-Man, Nick Fury and Maria Hill (more on them in a minute) all return in the trailer, one familiar face does not: Tony Stark. Iron Man and Peter Parker have been BFFs since day one and his absence here is glaring.

Add on top of it the fact that Peter avoids his suit from Tony, there's a check from the Stark Relief Project signed by Pepper and Happy tells him that he's "all alone" to take on this latest threat by himself, and it's not looking good.

That Passport

As more than a few fans have pointed out, Peter's passport doesn't have a single date on it whatsoever, proving the filmmakers going out of its way to keep the "when" of it all a big secret.

What's also odd is that Peter, in theory, already has a passport from his time in Berlin in "Civil War" and it should be good for 10 years. Maybe he just lost it?

Another theory: "Civil War" never happened in this new, post-"Endgame" timeline, so he's getting a passport again for the first time.

Maria and Nick Fury Are Back

Like Spider-Man himself, both Nick Fury and Maria Hill turned to dust in the post-credits scene of "Infinity War." They're both back in action in the trailer, again pointing out some weird timeline shenanigans.

That being said, fans aren't mad about it.

Mysterio's Motives

Mysterio is famously a supervillain in the comics, but here he's seen taking on the Elementals, nasty creatures that are causing havoc all over Europe.

It's a safe bet to say that the Elementals are actually red herrings for something a bit more nefarious, with many assuming they're illusions Mysterio is creating himself to get a hero's welcome.

Speaking of Mysterio, he's already joined the ranks of Marvel's hottest villains, with fans thirsting over Jake Gyllenhaal like they did with both Michael B. Jordan and Tom Hiddleston.

Also, this isn't any sort of fan theory or anything, but a nice nod to Uncle Ben does appear in the trailer as well. While his death was loosely alluded to in "Homecoming," this is his first official MCU reference.

"Spider-Man: Far From Home" hits theaters July 5, 2019.

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