Jack Gyllenhaal’s Spider-Man role is full-circle moment for him: Tom Holland

It’s a pretty full-circle story that, you know, he’s here today in a Spider-Man movie playing such an awesome character that is Mysterio,” he added. Advertising

In an interview with Variety, Holland, who is the third actor after Maguire and Andrew Garfield to play the superhero on screen, said he did discuss with Gyllenhaal the coincidence of him starring in a Spider-Man. Now 17 years later, Gyllenhaal is making his Marvel debut with Far From Home, not as Spider-Man but as Quentin Beck/Mysterio. “We’ve spoken about it a little bit and I have some insight into it that I’m not going to talk about, because it’s not my story,” Holland said. 0
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The story goes that Gyllenhaal was very close to take on the part in Sam Raimi’s 2002 film Spider-Man after Tobey Maguire got injured. “But no, it’s pretty cool. However, Maguire made a full recovery which allowed him to play web-slinger in the film and eventually spilled water on Gyllenhaal’s plans. Spider-Man: Far From Home is releasing worldwide on July 4.