Alfred Molina Returning As Dr Octopus In Tom Holland’s SpiderMan-3?!?!? Deets Inside….
Veteran actor Alfred Molina is set to reprise his role as the antagonist Doctor Octopus in Tom Holland 's upcoming 'Spider-Man 3'.
According to reports, Molina has become the latest star to join the cast as Otto Octavius, a path-breaking scientist-turned-eight-limbed villain who went up against Tobey Maguire'sSpider-Man in Sam Raimi's 'Spider-Man 2', which released in 2004.
The actor, was first rumoured to be part of the upcoming Marvel-Sony film late last month, when GWW reported that he had been spotted on set.
Apart from Molina, Jamie Foxx is also coming as Electro after playing the role in 2014's 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' , which starred Andrew Garfield as the web-slinger. In October, Foxx hinted in a since-deleted Instagram post that three different Spider-Men could appear in the movie.
'Spider-Man 3' will see Holland return in the lead along with director Jon Watts, who helmed 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' and 'Spider-Man: Far From Home'. Sony Pictures is slated to release the film on December 17, 2021.Benedict Cumberbatch will also reprise his Doctor Strange role. He will reportedly play mentor to Peter Parker after the death of Tony Stark, aka Iron Man.Also returning to the franchise are Zendaya, Marisa Tomei, Jacob Batalon and Tony Revolori.Rumours are rife that Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Kirsten Dunst will also reprise their roles in this upcoming film that is touted to bring the Spider-Verse to life.Marvel and Sony had no comment on Molina's casting.TAGGED :