July 9, 2018
J.B. Smoove Joins ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’; Here’s Everything We Know
We have a hero. We have a villain. Now we have our first not sure what or who he is for the next Spider-Man movie. Deadline reports that J.B. Smoove, best known as Leon on Curb Your Enthusiasm, has joined the cast of Spider-Man: Far From Home, the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming (as well a follow-up to Avengers: Infinity War and maybe Avengers 4).
Obviously, there are no details on the role Smoove will play. The actor and comedian, who can currently be seen in theaters in Uncle Drew, is just said to be playing “a lead in the ensemble.” What kind of character might that entail? An associate of the villain Mysterio? Another bad guy entirely? Let the theories and rumors commence.
Update 2: Tom Holland went and nonchalantly (accidentally?) revealed the title for…