Alfred Molina talks about Doc Ock’s Spider-Man: No Way Home Return
While rumors about former web slingers Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield turn out to be false, audiences can look forward to seeing Alfred Molina and Jamie Foxx repeating their vicious turns as Doctor Octopus and Electro for the Tom Holland front Spider-Man: No way home and now the former has opened up about his return.
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In an interview with Variety, Molina described the return to the role as “wonderful“While he expressed initial doubts to director Jon Watts about how his iteration of Ock would return after his death in the second episode of Sam Raimi’s trilogy, to which Watts stated:”Nobody really dies in this universeAnd will pick up in the film after his death. While this time-consuming and cross-multiverse approach might have put some stars off, it was the fact that Molina had aged in the 15+ years since then Spider-Man 2 came to theaters in 2004.
“He just looked at me and said, ‘Did you see what we did to Bob Downey Jr. and Sam Jackson?'” Molina said, referring to the de-aging technology the studio used for the Tony Stark actor in 2016 Captain America: Civil War and for Nick Fury in the 2019s Captain Marvel. “They made Robert De Niro’s face younger, but when he fought he looked like an older man. He looked like an old man! That worried me about doing it again. I don’t have the same physicality as I did 17 years ago. It’s just a fact. “
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Interestingly, although most sources confirm that Molina and Foxx would star in the film, Zendaya also makes reference to working with Molina in a conversation with him Promising young woman Co-star Carey Mulligan was not officially confirmed by Sony Pictures or Marvel Studios, while the rumors about Maguire and Garfield were downplayed by Holland themselves.
Action details on Spider-Man: No way home are still under wraps, but the title wall crawler is expected to team up with Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange to take on Jamie Foxx’s Electro, albeit with the end of Far away from home If Peter reveals his secret identity to the world and the film links up with the multiverse gadgets of the sequel to the Cumberbatch MCU, any number of his villains’ gallery could show up for a fight.
Alongside Holland and Cumberbatch, the film is confirmed to see the return of Zendaya (euphoria) as Peter’s friend and classmate MJ, Jacob Batalon (50 states of horror) as Peter’s best friend Ned, Marisa Tomei (The King of Staten Island) as Peter’s Aunt May, Tony Revolori (The French shipping) as Peter’s classmate rivals Eugene “Flash” Thompson and Hannibal Buress (label) as Peter’s PE teacher Coach Wilson.
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Originally planned for July 16, 2021, Spider-Man: No way home was initially pushed back to November 5th and will now bow on December 17th, 2021.