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Spider-Gwen spotted in Avengers: Endgame?

Blink and you might miss what looks like an Easter egg of Spider-Gwen attending high school with Peter Parker.

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Spider-Gwen (Hailee Steinfeld) in Sony Pictures Animation's Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

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When fans get their hands on the Avengers: Endgame Blu-ray on Aug. 13 -- or if they've already downloaded the digital release available now --  they may end up spotting a few clever Easter eggs

Eagle-eyed fans have already noticed what looks like a subtle nod to Gwen Stacy, aka Spider-Gwen, who's walking in the halls of Peter Parker's high school among the other students. 

If you look closely at the scene in Avengers: Endgame when Parker reunites with his friend Ned in their school's hallway after being dusted by Thanos, you can see a blond girl wearing a spider web print skirt and a pink backpack walk by them on the lower left side of the screen.

Though we can't get a better look at the mystery girl, it does seem like it could be Gwen Stacy/Spider-Gwen, or a least a nod to her existence. 

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Endgame's directors, the Russo Brothers, and screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely have yet to officially confirm that the girl spotted in Parker's high school is Gwen Stacy.

Marvel , the Russo Brothers, Markus and McFeely didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

Marvel fans are already familiar with Spider-Gwen thanks to her role in last year's Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

In the Marvel comics , Gwen Stacy and not Peter Parker is bitten by a radioactive spider and takes up the superhero name Spider-Woman (more commonly called Spider-Gwen by fans), and she uses her powers to protect New York.

Perhaps this subtle nod to Spider-Gwen means we could get to see her in a live-action MCU movie, or maybe even her own series on Disney Plus

Here's hoping Marvel listens to fans wanting more female-led superhero movies and tells Spider-Gwen's origin story on the big screen.

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