Michael Keaton Confirmed as The Vulture in Spider-Man: Homecoming

Though his initial casting came with the note that he may be playing the winged villain, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige has confirmed to the Toronto Sun that Academy Award nominee Michael Keaton will play the villain The Vulture in the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming. In additional news on the villain, a leaked image of the character’s costume has debuted online, and though we can’t post it here, you can view it by clicking here.

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, Tom Holland reprises the role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man he first played in Captain America: Civil War. He is jjoined by Marisa Tomei as Aunt May, Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man, Jon Favreau as Happy Hogan, Logan Marshall-Green as a secondary villain, Kenneth Choi as Peter’s high school Principal, and Zendaya as a character by the name of Michelle (rumored to be Mary Jane Watson).

Directed by Jon Watts, Spider-Man: Homecoming also stars Donald Glover, Martin Starr, Michael Barbieri, Laura Harrier, Tony Revolori, Angourie Rice, Jacob Batalon, Tyne Daly, and Bokeem Woodbine. The film was written by John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein, composer Michael Giacchino will score the film.

In the July 7, 2017 release, a young Peter Parker/Spider-Man begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging superhero.