Earlier this month, Kevin Feige confirmed that other Marvel super heroes will appear in Sony & Marvel’s upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming & now Robert Downey Jr. has signed on to appear in the film.

Robert Downey Jr. will appear in Spider-Man: Homecoming as Tony Star / Iron Man, after sharing some screen time with Tom Holland (Peter Parker / Spider-Man) in the upcoming Captain America: Civil War and their relationship will further expand in 2017.

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Homecoming has been adding up the cast ahead of its June 2016 production. Marisa Tomei will play Aunt May, Zendaya as Michelle, Laura Harrier in a significant role, Tony Revolori as Peter Parker’s enemy at high school.

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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