‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ adds Hannibal Buress, plus newcomers

Hannibal Buress in Spider-Man: Homecoming

It’s only been a matter of hours since we relayed the news that SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING had begun production down in Atlanta, Georgie in the US. Now Variety is reporting that comedic actor Hannibal Buress has been added to the ever-growing cast of the Sony film.

Buress, who will be played an as-yet-to-be-disclosed role, has recently wrapped on Baywatch, but it probably best known to lovers of decent comedy for his work as Lincoln Rice on the Comedy Central series Broad City.

THR has also put out the good word that newcomers Isabella Amara, Jorge Lendeborg Jr. and J.J. Totah have also been added to the cast in unknown roles. They join recently added cast members Donald Glover, Michael Barbieri and several others who seem to be drawn to the web like flies.

SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING, the first Spider-Man film to be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is being directed by Jon Watts also stars Michael Keaton, Marissa Tomei, Zendaya and Robert Downey Jr. It will be released in on 7 July 2017 from Sony Pictures.