The Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel has found its villain with¬†Jake Gyllenhaal cast as Mysterio.
Michael Keaton will also be back as Vulture.
Mysterio is a long time Spider-Man villain created back in 1964 who is the master of illusion and deception.¬†
Tom Holland will also be back as Peter Parker for the Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel following his appearance in The Avengers: Infinity War. The Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel follows The Avengers 4 and launches Marvel's Phase 4 plans.
Jake Gyllenhaal was actually up to play Spider-Man at one time back for the Sam Raimi movies, with the role going to Toby Maguire. We can also probably now rule out that¬†Jake Gyllenhaal will play Batman for Matt Reeves, as it was said the actor was in talks for the role.
The¬†Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel has a July 5, 2019 release date with Jon Watts back as director.