Michael Keaton is in early talks to play a villain in “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” the Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures co-production starring Tom Holland as Peter Parker.
Marvel and Sony had no comment on the casting. The villain that the former Batman and “Birdman” star is being eyed to play is also being kept under wraps, though has been rumored to be the Vulture.
Marisa Tomei is currently set to play Aunt May, and Zendaya is also on board in a mystery role. Jon Watts is directing from a script by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein.
“Spider-Man: Homecoming” is slated for a July 7th 2017 release and production is expected to start this summer.