Hannibal Buress Joins ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Hannibal Buress Spider-Man: Homecoming
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Hannibal Buress is joining the cast of Sony and Marvel’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming.”

Tom Holland will play Peter Parker in the reboot with Marisa Tomei taking on Aunt May. Michael Keaton is also on board for the role of a villain. Other actors who have joined the cast over the last several weeks include Logan Marshall-Green, Donald Glover, Zendaya and Tony Revolori.

Sony and Marvel had no comment.

Jon Watts is on board to direct with Amy Pascal and Kevin Feige producing. Plot details are still being heavily guarded as is Buress’ character. “Vacation” directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein penned the script.

Production is expected to start this summer with the film hitting theaters on July 7, 2017.

Buress, a stand-up comedian, has recently shifted gears to film, with upcoming roles in some of next year’s more anticipated comedies. First he has “The Masterpiece,” opposite Dave and James Franco, which is a movie about the making of what is widely considered the worst film of all-time, “The Room.” He will follow that up with Dwayne Johnson’s reboot of “Baywatch,” which bows next summer. He also lent his voice to Illumination’s “The Secret Life of Pets.”

Buress is repped by WME and 3 Arts Entertainment.

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  1. Many people probably think Hannibal Buress is going to play a smaller role, or Robbie Robertson from The Daily Bugle, however with how diverse they have cast ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ I think there is a real chance he plays Jonah Jameson .

    I could see him using his comedic genius to yell at Peter “get me those damn pictures of Spider-Man”! Also heard a fan rumor of Donald Glover ( Childish Gambino ) being Man-Wolf ( aka Jonah Jameson’s son )

    • Betty Ross says:

      there is no way he plays jameson, no one would take that seriously

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  2. The only reason anyone knows this clown’s identity, is for him taking down a much better comedian with an unproven rumor. Bill Cosby, near dementia and going blind, is 100x funnier than Hannballs will ever be.

    • Not a rape apologist says:

      Ohhhh you’re a terrible person.

      50 accusations I think we can drop the unproven part. That’s simply not a coordinated conspiracy, that’s absolutely a serial rapist.

      But go on defending him because you think he’s funny.

  3. cadavra says:

    So will he expose J. Jonah Jameson as a serial rapist?

  4. ss says:

    they should just reboot spiderman after civil war i couldnt of imagined a worse version of the character, maybe his standalone will make him seem less like a green lantern clone but i doubt it :/

  5. Dunstan says:

    Another in a continuing series of boring, identical comic book movies. Yawn.

    • chris says:

      Then don’t watch them Mr. edgy hipster. Nobody is forcing you to see them crybaby.

    • ss says:

      very true im so sick of these comedian styled heros the MCU is stuffed full of them and it was just disheartening to see it done to spiderman

      • Sterling Archer says:

        And yet we’ve seen what happens when you go in the opposite direction, as Warner Bros. did with Batman vs. Superman.

        But I forgot, if it’s “dark and gritty” then you don’t have to be embarrassed liking children’s characters, and you can feel as if they’ve grown up with you.

    • Lmaov says:

      Keep crying while literally millions of fans prove you wrong with their $$$

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