Jake Gyllenhaal to Star in 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Sequel

Jake Gyllenhaal has thus far resisted joining Instagram, but thanks to a big step in his career, he couldn't resist. He took to the social media platform to announce an upcoming starring role in a big movie. Read on for details.

Via People.

Jake Gyllenhaal surprised and delighted fans when he joined Instagram and promptly revealed he had a starring role in the upcoming Spider-Man: Far From Home.

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I just realized I’m not playing Spider-Man.

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Gyllenhaal, 37, confirmed he was playing the classic Marvel villain Mysterio when shared a video of himself on Instagram Wednesday in which he held up an The Amazing Spider-Man comic book titled The Return of the Man Called Mysterio!

“Woah,” the actor says. “What the f—!”

He cheekily wrote in the caption, “I just realized I’m not playing Spider-Man.”

In the comments, his costar Zendaya applauded the actor with emojis while fellow Marvel star Mark Ruffalo wrote back, “Same” along with a sad face emoji.

Josh Gad also commented, “Welcome to the Internet!” while the Spider-Man Instagram account replied with a single sweat faced emoji.

Gyllenhaal will be joining a large cast of actors who have joined the Marvel film franchise, including costar Tom Holland, and veterans Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans.

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