During an interview at Comic-Con, Spider-Man: Homecoming director Jon Watts confirmed four character names. The filmmaker revealed that Tony Revolori is playing Flash, presumably Flash Thompson , with female lead Zendaya playing a character named Michelle, rumored to be Michelle Garcia, Laura Harrier as Liz, believed to be Liz Allan and Jacob Batalon as Ned, rumored to be Ned Leeds. Unfortunately, aside from those characters, and Tom Holland 's Peter Parker, Marisa Tomei 's Aunt May and Robert Downey Jr. 's Tony Stark/Iron Man, we don't know any of the other characters, but now a full cast list with all of the characters has been leaked. There may be potential SPOILERS so read on at your own risk. The cast list first surfaced on the Twitter account dubbed Atlanta Filming, but it was quickly removed, although it has surfaced in various other places since then. Of course, we don't know exactly where this list came from, or if it's authentic, but this Twitter … [Read more...] about New Spider-Man: Homecoming Villain & Captain America Connection Revealed
Now that the title of Marvel and Sony's Spider-Man reboot has been revealed as Homecoming , the cast is starting to heat up. Just this past week we heard that Michael Keaton is in talks to play the main villain . Now, two young actors have joined this comic book adventure. And they help fill out Peter Parker's high school class alongside Tom Holland and pop sensation Zendaya . First up is One Life to Live star Laura Harrier , who takes on a key role in Spider-Man: Homecoming . Her character isn't revealed, but The Wrap hints that she'll be involved in Peter Parker's high school life on some level. There is no further information regarding her casting. RELATED: Jon Favreau to Return as Happy Hogan in Spider-Man: No Way Home? Also joining the team is Tony Revolori , who had a break out role in Wes Anderson 's Grand Budapest Hotel . He also co-starred in the high school comedy Dope . Revolori will be playing schoolyard enemy to Peter Parker , … [Read more...] about Spider-Man: Homecoming Gets a Very Different High School Bully
Captain America: Civil War is out and, Doctor Strange has wrapped production, so all eyes are on Marvel Studios slate of 2017 releases, and information about Spider-Man: Homecoming has been finally starting to pour in, though most of it has been rumors up until this point. We've known for quite some time that Cop Car director Jon Watts would be directing the first Spidey solo film that would be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the director took to Twitter yesterday to seemingly confirm some long rumored and much welcomed news. If the directors tweet is to be believed, it looks like Michael Keaton will indeed be playing the villain in Homecoming . Though the director didn't use any words in his Tweet , that gif said more than his words ever could have. Knowing how Marvel is with their reveals , it would be very unlikely that this Tweet is anything but a fun form of confirmation that the Oscar nominee is joining the MCU . This isn't from the first that we … [Read more...] about Is Michael Keaton the Vulture in Spider-Man: Homecoming?
When Marvel and Sony announced their groundbreaking deal to bring Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, rumors started swirling regarding which Spider-Man character would be featured in the MCU. There was a strong grassroots movement in favor of the studio using Miles Morales, a young teenager who is half African-American and half Puerto Rican. The studio eventually went the traditional route and cast Tom Holland as Peter Parker, who won rave reviews for his debut in Captain America: Civil War . But it seems fans may still see Miles Morales on the big screen after all. A new rumor claims that Miles Morales will be the focus of Sony's Spider-Man Animated Movie , which will hit theaters on December 21, 2018. This report from Heroic Hollywood has not been confirmed, but the site claims a big clue was dropped by Sony's Tom Rothman during last year's CinemaCon, where he revealed the animated project will "exist independently" from the live action movies. This … [Read more...] about Spider-Man Animated Movie to Follow Miles Morales?
Back in February, Marvel made the announcement comic book fans had been waiting years for, that Spider-Man has finally joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe . The studio struck a joint deal with Sony Pictures, which allowed Spidey to be used as a supporting character in the MCU, while both Marvel and Sony will produce a new Spider-Man reboot. It was revealed that this beloved character will first debut in a Marvel movie, which was always expected to be next year's Captain America: Civil War , but it was never officially confirmed. During Entertainment Weekly 's visit to the set, the site got star Robert Downey Jr. to reveal that Spider-Man is actually in the movie. " [Don] Cheadle and I are just going, 'Wow, dude, look at this.' We're now like the old guard, and our storyline carries real weight just because of our history in the [canon]. But we're also looking around like, 'Who thought that Falcon and Black Panther and Ant-Man and now … [Read more...] about Spider-Man Confirmed for Civil War, Will Wear Classic Costume