17 Facts About Jon Watts


Jonathan Watts was born on June 28,1981 and is an American filmmaker.


Jon Watts's credits include directing the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero films Spider-Man: Homecoming, Spider-Man: Far From Home, and Spider-Man: No Way Home.


Jon Watts directed and co-wrote the horror film Clown and thriller film Cop Car as well as directing numerous episodes of the parody television news series Onion News Network.


Jon Watts was born on June 28,1981 and raised in Fountain, Colorado, where he attended Fountain-Fort Carson High School.


Jon Watts began his directing career by directing commercials for production company Park Pictures.


Jon Watts was so determined to be the director of the film that he admitted that he had "bothered" Marvel by sending them clips of a fake trailer he made for a Spider-Man movie.


Jon Watts admits that he was very surprised and did not know he was going to get the job until the last moment.


Jon Watts directed the film's 2019 sequel Spider-Man: Far From Home.


Jon Watts reportedly became increasingly devoted to the franchise, even starting his own extensive collection of rare spiders.


Jon Watts has directed Spider-Man: No Way Home, which was released on December 17,2021, where he provided the motion-capture for Sandman while Thomas Haden Church reprised the voice of the character from Spider-Man 3.


Jon Watts was confirmed to be directing the third theatrical iteration of the Fantastic Four, which will be set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe but exited the project in April 2022.


Jon Watts directed the mid-credits scene of Venom: Let There Be Carnage, a tie-in to No Way Home, which was released two months earlier on October 1,2021.


In September 2021, it was revealed that Jon Watts will write and direct the thriller film Wolves starring George Clooney and Brad Pitt.


Jon Watts will produce the project along with the two actors.


Jon Watts wrote a film treatment as well, to be adapted by Lori Evans Taylor and Guy Busick.


In May 2022, it was revealed that Jon Watts will create and executive produce an Amblin inspired Star Wars TV series for Disney+ that is set after the events of Return of the Jedi.


Jon Watts is married to former talent agent and producer Dianne McGunigle.