Jake Gyllenhaal in Talks to Star in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Sequel

Breaking News Jake Gyllenhaal is in discussion to potray Mysterio for the Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel

Sony Picture’s Relasing are planning to creat their own Spider-Man Universe in the movie world, as part of this Universe a sequel for Spider-Man: Homecoming is confirmed, Sony Picture’s Releasing have found their main super villain. The actor Jake Gyllenhaal is in talks to potray the classic Marvel supervillain Mysterio. Mysterio will be in the upcoming sequel for Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Spider-Man creators comic book illustrators and writers Stan Lee and Steve Ditko they both introduced the character Mysterio in the comics in 1964, Mysterio is a special effects expert, Quentin Beck used his talents to create elaborate illusions to commit crimes in order to battle Spider-Man, and get away with his crimes and villanous plots. 

Jake Gyllenhaal the actor in talks for the role of Quentin Beck also known by his villanous alias Mysterio has an interesting history with Spider-Man. Original Spider-Man star Tobey Maguire injured his back while shooting Seabiscuit in between Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man (2002) and Spider-Man 2 (2004), and Jake Gyllenhaal was briefly considered to take over the role if Maguire could not resume his duties. Maguire was able to return to work, and the filmmakers put a joke about Spider-Man hurting his back into the sequel. Jake Gyllenhaal was also rumoured to be potraying Batman after Ben Affleck.

Tom Holland starred as the Marvel hero in Spider-Man: Homecoming and recently appeared in Avengers: Infinity War. Jon Watts is returning to direct the sequel to Homecoming, which earned $880 million worldwide. Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers, two of the screenwriters behind the first movie, are back as well.

Sony and Marvel’s Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel is set for July 5, 2019.





Written by: Joseph Opoku

Date published: 21/05/18

Source: (1) Hollywood Reporter [Mysterio Spider-Man Homecoming villain]

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