Spider-Man 3 to bring back Dr Octopus from Sam Raimi’s franchise

The actor, whose credits include films Frida, The Da Vinci Code and Feud: Bette and Joan series, was first rumoured to be part of the upcoming Marvel-Sony film late last month, when GWW reported the actor had been spotted on set.https://images.indianexpress.com/2020/08/1×1.png
Apart from Molina, Jamie Foxx is also coming as Electro after playing the role in 2014’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which starred Andrew Garfield as the web-slinger. Sources told The Hollywood Reporter, Molina has joined the cast as Otto Octavius, a path-breaking scientist-turned-eight-limbed villain who challenged Tobey Maguire’s Spider-Man in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 2, which was released as the 2004 sequel to the director’s 2002 movie. Don't Miss These StoriesCoolie No 1 song Husnn Hai Suhaana: Nostalgia done rightShakeela teaser: Richa Chadha stuns as south Indian adult starActor-host VJ Chithra found dead in Chennai hotel roomClick here for more

Benedict Cumberbatch will also reprise his Doctor Strange role and returning Spider-Man franchise stars are expected to include Zendaya, Marisa Tomei, Jacob Batalon and Tony Revolori. Marvel and Sony had no comment on Molina’s casting. In October, Foxx hinted in a since-deleted Instagram post that three different Spider-Men could appear in the movie. Sony Pictures is slated to release the film on December 17, 2021. By: PTI | Los Angeles |

December 9, 2020 12:30:33 pm

Alfred Molina will reprise his role from the 2004 Sam Raimi film.Veteran actor Alfred Molina is set to reprise his role as the antagonist Doctor Octopus in Spider-Man 3, with Tom Holland in the title role. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
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