Back in 2011, Donald Glover embraced a social media campaign started by his fans “Donald4Spiderman”, although the title role went to Andrew Garfield, he finally enters Marvel Cinematic Universe.
American actor, writer, comedian and musician, Donald Glover (stage name, Childish Gambino) is currently in talks to join Marvel & Sony’s Spider-Man reboot, Spider-Man: Homecoming in a mystery role, according to THR.
He is known for his roles in Mystery Team (2009), The Muppets (2011), The To Do List (2013), Clapping for the Wrong Reasons (2013), Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014), The Lazarus Effect (2015), Magic Mike XXL (2015) & The Martian (2015).
Glover joins the cast that currently includes Tom Holland as Peter Parker / Spider-Man, Marisa Tomei as Aunt May, Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark, Kenneth Choi as Peter’s high school Principal, Michael Keaton as a mystery villain and Zendaya as of Michelle, Michael Barbieri, Laura Harrier, & Tony Revolori.
Directed by Jon Watts, screenplay by John Francis Daley & Jonathan M. Goldstein.
Production handled by Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal.
Filming is expected to begin sometime in June.
Spider-Man: Homecoming is scheduled to open in theaters on July 7, 2017.
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