Monday, June 20, 2016

"Spider-Man: Homecoming" Adds Comedian Hannibal Buress

via Comic Book Resources

Marvel and Sony have tapped stand-up comedian and veteran writer Hannibal Buress to star in "Spider-Man: Homecoming." The actor has appeared on TV's "Broad City" and "Children's Hospital," in addition to films like "Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising" and "The Nice Guys," among many other projects.

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According to Variety, Buress' role hasn't been disclosed. He'll be joining Tom Holland, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Keaton, Marisa Tomei and Michael Barbieri, along with the recently-cast Logan Marshall-Green, Donald Glover, Zendaya, Kenneth Choi and Tony Revolori.

Buress commented on the news via twitter and had a little fun with the fact that his role has not yet been announced.

Jon Watts ("Clown") is directing, from a script by "Vacation's" Jonathan M. Goldstein and John Francis Daley. Daley co-starred with "Silicon Valley's" Martin Starr, who also happens to be appearing in the film, on "Freaks and Geeks."

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Production on "Spider-Man: Homecoming" is currently filming in Atlanta for a July 7, 2017 release.

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