Jake Gyllenhaal is officially in talks with Sony Pictures to star in the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming as the infamous villain Mysterio, according to Deadline.
2017’s Tom Holland-starring remake brought Spidey back to the big screen and, after years of rights issues, into the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the first time, with Michael Keaton as Peter Parker’s nefarious foe Vulture. It was quickly hailed as one of the best films of the summer and dubbed the best Spider-Man movie ever by some for its diverse cast and prominent relationship with the wider MCU.
Now Gyllenhaal could be joining that universe to play Mysterio, a character who entered the Spider-Man comic lexicon in 1964.
Gyllenhaal was once prepared to suit up as Spider-Man himself, but instead Tobey Maguire took on the lead role in Sam Raimi’s 2002 original. Keaton’s role as Vulture in last summer’s blockbuster may have left Gyllenhaal some big shoes to fill as Spider-Man’s new villain.
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38 thoughts on “Jake Gyllenhaal May Play ‘Spider-Man’ Villain Mysterio in ‘Homecoming’ Sequel”
The host kinda look like a wack Tom Holland
I thought it was saying he was going to play Spider-Man. I would’ve boycotted until Tom Holland returned
wasn't this confirmed like a month ago…?
MYSTERIO?! FUCK YESSSSSSS
Spider man not dead confirmed
I thought you were above this shildish stuff , Jake 😒😑
The dude talking kinda look like tom holland lol
Anyone else just not like this host? Like on a Frazier level
It's the wrong spiderman in your thumbnail
Thank you complex. No more frazier
Old as shit but i still want to say that I think this is an extreme waste of good actor. Use that man for a bigger villain.
Mysterio would be great.
Why is the Thumbnail the Sony movie ?
"Spiderman Is dead, though"
Yea, love how they put Tobey's spiderman in the thumbnail.
Homecoming wasn't Spidey's first appearance in the MCU but hm whatever
home coming sucks
COMPLEX, YOU GUYS KNOW WE ALL KNOW THIS ALREADY RIGHT?
You guys are like a month and a half late
this is such old fucking news damn
Late as aLways CompLex…
Keep Spidey dead
Rey mysterio 💪
Sony? Didn't they sell the rights to Spiderman and that's why he was able to be in Avengers?
No homo but I’d def clap Jakes cheeks if I was homo
a tad bit late
Just here to drop off this L for being this late you fucking fucks everyone hates you guys lol
My fav Villian!! I can't wait
L for being 3 weeks late and having the wrong Spider-Man in the thumbnail
Old news! Your late complex!🖕get your shit together
FUCKING YES PLEASE
Nobody is gonna do a better job than Toby McGuire on Spider-Man.
Tobey played a better Spider Man.
With Toby McGuire as Spiderman again. Yes. Spiderman 4 ..
(according to the thumbnail) smh
That nigga Spiderman dead
Why use Tobey Maguire's Spiderman? You make me fucking think Spider-Man 4 was coming out