Martha Kelly joins Spider-Man: Homecoming

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 1 August 2016
Martha Kelly

Martha Kelly

American comedienne Martha Kelly has joined the star-studded cast of 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

Martha Kelly has joined the cast of 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'.

The American comedienne is to appear in the Marvel Studios and Sony superhero blockbuster in as-yet unconfirmed role.

Kelly can currently be seen on FX comedy series 'Baskets'.

She is joining a stellar cast which includes Tom Holland as the webslinger in his first title appearance following his cameo in 'Captain America: Civil War'.

Other notable names attached to the project include Marisa Tomei as Aunt May, Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man, Michael Keaton as main supervillain The Vulture and Logan Marshall-Green as another baddie.

Zendaya portrays Michelle - one of Peter's high school classmates -Tony Revolori plays Peter's school rival Flash Thompson, while Tyne Daly, Hannibal Buress, Donald Glover and Martin Starr all appear in undisclosed roles.

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' is being directed by Jon Watts and is being produced by Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige and former Sony Pictures Chairperson Amy Pascal.

The movie is scheduled for a July 2017 release.

Spider-Man: Homecoming

  • 4 stars
  • 2017
  • US
  • 2h 13min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Jon Watts
  • Cast: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Tony Revolori, Tyne Daly, Bokeem Woodbine, Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey Jr.
  • UK release: 5 July 2017

The first collaboration between Sony and Marvel brings Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Tom Holland is the third actor to play the web-slinger, delivering a performance that gives the character a new edge, helped along by Jon Watts' fine directing. A humorous and action-packed addition to the Spider-Man canon.

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