Leaked Spider-Man: Homecoming Call Sheet May Confirm Two More Villains

Friday, 19 August 2016 - 2:48PM
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Friday, 19 August 2016 - 2:48PM
Leaked Spider-Man: Homecoming Call Sheet May Confirm Two More Villains
The amazing first footage from Spider-Man: Homecoming at San Diego Comic Con seemed to confirm that Vulture is the main villain—probably played by Michael Keaton. But now, a supposed call sheet from a scene of the film has been leaked, and it appears to confirm the appearance of at least two other Marvel Comics villains, as well as several other Easter eggs:



The call sheet, which was first leaked in a now-deleted post on Twitter, and then on the Marvel subreddit, is chock-full of rumor confirmations and new reveals. First, it confirms that Laura Harrier is playing Liz Allan, a comics character who was the girlfriend of Flash Thompson (played in the film by Tony Revolori) before developing unrequited feelings for Peter and then marrying Harry Osborn. Meanwhile, Angourie Rice is confirmed to play Betty Brant, who has been a love interest of both Peter Parker and Ned Leeds, Peter's best friend who will be played by Jacob Batalon. (Also, Zendaya is still listed as "Michelle," which may just be a code name for Mary Jane, but we should watch out for that.)

And this is a little bit of a stretch, but some Marvel Comics fans have picked up on Tiffany Espensen's character—Cindy—as a possible future superhero. In the comics, Cindy Moon is bitten by the same radioactive spider as Peter, and eventually becomes the hero Silk, who has similar powers to Peter, but her Spidey Sense (or "Silk Sense," as she calls it) is much stronger than Peter's, and she shoots webs out of her fingertips, rather than with web-shooters. Espensen doesn't seem to have a large role, so this may be an Easter egg or a coincidence, but since Marvel is trying to add more female superheroes to its roster, this would be a welcome development.

On the villain side of things, Ned Leeds eventually becomes the villain Hobgoblin (although that likely wouldn't happen in this film, so he's more of a proto-villain). But Fargo actor Bokeem Woodbine has been confirmed as Herman Schultz/Shocker, a supervillain wielding a pair of vibro-shock gauntlets. It seems that Vulture will probably be the main villain, but Shocker definitely fits with the high-tech aesthetic of this new Spider-Man.

Also, Selenis Levya is revealed to be playing Ms. Warren, which may just be an Easter egg, or it could be foreshadowing that we'll be seeing a version of Jackal (Miles Warren) in our future. The teacher "Mr. Cobwell" also appears in the comics, and he never develops superpowers, but he is an expert in electronics, which would make sense if Shocker is one of the villains.

But the best Easter egg is definitely the reveal that Kenneth Choi is playing "Principal Morita," who is clearly supposed to be a descendant of his character in The First Avenger. This is a charming and organic way to connect Spider-Man with the rest of the MCU—in case we need a reminder when Tony Stark is offscreen.

Spider-Man: Homecoming hits theaters on July 7, 2017.
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