Jake Gyllenhaal Confirms Villain Role in ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’

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It's finally official. Jake Gyllenhaal will be donning the giant glass dome to play the big bad in the next Spider-Man solo movie, Spider-Man: Far From Home.

The actor, who also debuted on Instagram a few hours ago, decided to make his first post on the social media platform about the Spider-Man role. But marketing these films without spoiling the most important one of the three will be hard, a new report notes, and Sony is already hiding potential Avengers 4 spoilers from Spider-Man 2 marketing.

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In the clip Jake is reading a comic book title titled, The Return of the Man Called Mysterio after discovering something while reading he says: "Woah, what the f..." He captioned the post, "I just realised I'm not playing Spider-Man".

In the comments section, his Spider-Man: Far From Home co-star Zendaya posted applause emoji while fellow Marvel star Mark Ruffalo wrote, "same" along with a sad face emoji. Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds added, "I just realized I'm not playing Spider-Man either".

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Tom Holland starred as the Marvel hero in Spider-Man: Homecoming and recently appeared in Avengers: Infinity War.

Spider-Man: Far From Home is due to hit cinemas in July 2019.

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Of course, thanks to set leaks, we've known for a while that Jake was involved in the movie, and thanks to pap-shots of his costume, we had a pretty good idea as to who he'd be playing.