New “Spider-Man,” “Transformers,” “God” Casting

The cast of Sony and Marvel’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming” just keeps on growing with three more names joining the roster – Garcelle Beauvais (“White House Down”), Tiffany Espensen (“Kirby Buckets”) and the legendary Tyne Daly (“Cagney and Lacey”).

As usual, all three roles are being kept under wraps. Tom Holland, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Keaton, Abraham Attah, Zendaya, Michael Barbieri, Kenneth Choi, Tony Revolori, Marisa Tomei, Donald Glover, Martin Starr and Logan Marshall-Green also star in the film which is currently in production.

That isn’t the only casting announcement made today. Another is that Santiago Cabrera (“Heroes,” “Merlin”) is set to star in the currently shooting “Transformers: The Last Knight”. Specifics of his role in the Michael Bay-directed effort have not been disclosed.

New Zealand actor KJ Apa, who plays Archie in The CW’s upcoming “Riverdale” series, has joined the cast of Andrzej Bartkowiak’s indie thriller “Altar Rock” which was inspired by the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. The film will shoot in location this Summer.

Finally, Brenton Thwaites and David Straithairn are starring in the faith-based drama “An Interview with God” which is wrapping shooting in the New York City area. Perry Lang helms the film in which Thwaites playing an up-and-coming journalist when he’s granted an interview with a man who claims to be God. A 2017 release is planned.

Source: THR