We think it’s safe to say that of all of the heroes currently residing in the Marvel universe, it’s Spider-Man who has the widest & most iconic range of adversaries. Spider-Man: Homecoming is currently in production, and it was officially stated in July that the Vulture will be one of the film’s main villains. We’ve now just received new on-set images posted on Instagram & via ComicBookMovie confirming that Spidey will also be facing another infamous foe – the villain known as Shocker.
While the face of the actor portraying Shocker is clearly hidden in these images, it was previously rumored that Fargo star Bokeem Woodbine would possibly play the character. This follows the additional unconfirmed story that teen star Zendaya will be playing Peter Parker’s love interest Mary-Jane Watson, while Michael Keaton is actually confirmed to be on-board as a currently unnamed villain, possibly, the Vulture.
Last week it was also reported that Jon Favreau would reprise his role as Tony Stark’s bodyguard “Happy Hogan” in the upcoming film. Favreau played the character in all three Iron Man movies, the first two of which he himself directed.
Spider-Man: Homecoming will be the first standalone Spider-Man movie from Marvel Studios, following a well-received co-production deal with Sony Pictures. It’s set to star Tom Holland as Peter, plus Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey Jr, Donald Glover, Tony Revolori, and Tyne Daly. The film hits theaters in the US on July 7, 2017.
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