Jake Gyllenhaal in Talks to Portray Mysterio in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Sequel


The first half of the year has been crazy for all the Superhero movies fans, especially for the Marvel fanboys. First, they witnessed history-defying movie Avengers Infinity War which made them emotional and added another great film to their list. Then came Deadpool 2 and the ride became even crazier alongside merc with the mouth. Ryan Reynolds and his team lived up to the expectations and delivered a movie with lots of laughs and character depth. The fans were cheerful about these two and then suddenly came another news that made their hearts skip a beat. As per the reports Jake Gyllenhaal has been tapped for the role of a villain in Spiderman Homecoming Sequel.

I know you are shocked and can’t believe what you just read but you can reread it and it will remain the same. The A-list actor will be portraying the role of Mysterio as per the latest updates. If everything thing goes as per the reports this will be one of the dream castings as Jake Gyllenhaal’s association with Marvel Universe is a big plus. Earlier the actor has been in the news as he was the top choice to portray the role of Batman in Matt Reeves’ directed movie if Ben Affleck stepped down.


Jake Gyllenhaal taking up the significant role in MCU’s Spiderman Homecoming Sequel is undoubtedly music to the ears. Not only this, the role of he will be portraying in the movie will mark the inclusion of one of the most iconic villains in the Marvel universe. During the initial development of the Spiderman Homecoming Sequel, there were reports that Matt Damon had been in talks to essay the role of villain however he doesn’t take the role. Then came Ryan Gosling for the role of Mysterio however it seems that Gyllenhaal is the final choice.

The inclusion of Mysterio inevitably makes the Marvel Villian line up a lot stronger. By the end of Avengers 4 Thanos and Loki will be gone( won’t they?) and then antagonist like Mysterio will provide the significant firepower to the bad side. Along with this, there is another fantastic update that Michael Keaton will be reprising his role of Vulture in the sequel. This means that out of sinister six we have already got four of them namely Mysterio, Vulture, Shockwave, and Scorpion and what else we could have asked from Marvel.

As soon as the news of Jake Gyllenhaal being considered for the role Mysterio came out, the fans poured in with their amazing reactions. Do check them out below-

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