Iron Man joins 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' cast

More characters weave in and out of the wider Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Published Fri, Apr 22 2016 1:01 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:00 PM CST

Following the agreement struck last year between Disney and Sony Pictures which sees Spider-Man join the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the first time in 'Captain America: Civil War', the studios have announced that a surprise star will repay the favor and join the cast of next year's 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'.

Iron Man joins 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' cast | TweakTown.com

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Robert Downey Jr. is set to reprise his role as Iron Man for a seventh time in the upcoming Spider-Man reboot which stars Tom Holland as a younger Peter Parker. Marisa Tomei has also signed on to play Aunt May.

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' hits 2D, 3D and IMAX cinemas worldwide next July.

Ben joined the TweakTown team in 2008 and has since reviewed 100s of movies. Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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