Released in 2017, Spider-Man: Homecoming worked as the very first solo Spidey film forTom Holland Co- starring opposite Holland as Peter Parker in the movie is Michael Keaton as Adrian Toomes, who ends up being the supervillainVulture Getting to that point took a while, as Keaton at first refused the function due to scheduling disputes. As luck would have it for Keaton, his schedule later on maximized in the nick of time for him to reevaluate, and he then formally signed on for the part.

When Keaton decreased the task, nevertheless, manufacturers required to discover another star to play the film’s bad guy. According to John Leguizamo in a brand-new interview with Co, he was the one who had actually been cast because function when Keaton was not available. Leguizamo states he was all set to begin shooting when he was informed that Keaton had actually returned into the photo and desired the part, though they were great sufficient to ask him if that would be alright. He concurred, keeping in mind that he was informed they wished to cast him for another function.

“I was supposed to be the Vulture. We had negotiated and I was about to play him, and they said that Michael Keaton wanted it back and they asked me if I would give it up. I said, ‘Well, okay I guess.’ They said, ‘No, we’ll work with you again, we’re gonna…’ That’s what happened there.”

Marvel did wind up returning and offering Leguizamo a deal for another function in the MCU. While Leguizamo didn’t expose which function this would have been, he wasn’t interested, as it was too little of a function.

“They offered me something tiny. I went, ‘Nuh uh.'”

Michael Keaton Has Since Reprised the Role


Fans taken pleasure in Keaton in the function of the Vulture, so it would appear that the casting exercised for the movie in the end. Last year, Keaton was seen back in the function for an unique look in Sony’s Morbius, so the door is constantly open for him to possibly appear once again in a future movie. The Batman star has actually been doing a lot in the superhero world since late, as he returns as Bruce Wayne for the upcoming movieThe Flash He likewise played the function in the canceled Batgirl film.

As for the Vulture, the supervillain is heading back to the big screen next year in animated kind. He will appear in the upcoming follow up Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, which strikes theaters in March 2024. Jorma Taccone offers the voice of Vulture for the movie.