John Leguizamo Slams Marvel For Giving His Spider-Man Villain Function To Michael Keaton

Again in 2023, whereas selling Violent Night time, John Leguizamo revealed that he was initially in talks to play the Vulture in 2017’s Spider-Man: Homecoming.

“I used to be presupposed to be the Vulture,” Leguizamo instructed Comicbook on the time. “We had negotiated and I used to be about to play him, they usually mentioned that Michael Keaton wished it again they usually requested me if I’d give it up. I mentioned, ‘Nicely, okay I assume.’ They mentioned, ‘No, we’ll work with you once more, we’re gonna…’ That’s what occurred there.”

In a brand new interview with Enterprise Insider, Leguizamo nonetheless feels a sure approach about it and instructed the outlet: “I didn’t perceive it. I believe one other actor would’ve sued as a result of we had agreed on phrases. We went by an enormous negotiation interval, and we had agreed on phrases. I hadn’t signed a contract, however we had agreed. I believe these are sueable phrases.”

Leguizamo added: “After which the top of the studio known as me up and mentioned, ‘That is horrible. I really feel horrible, and would you give it up?’ And I did. I felt like, for those who didn’t need me, I don’t wish to be there both, you understand what I imply?”

It’s unclear if Leguizamo is speaking about Marvel studios head Kevin Feige who produced the movie, or Sony Photos studio chief Tom Rothman, who distributed the movie.

The entire expertise left Leguizamo feeling “dissed,” and he mentioned: “My grandma was like, ‘In the event that they don’t need you at a celebration, don’t go.’ So I used to be like, you don’t need me on the get together. I don’t wish to be there. I felt dissed and diminished, so I didn’t actually wish to be part of it.”

Though the door closed for Leguizamo to hitch the MCU, he’s nonetheless right down to be part of DC Studios saying, “I’d if I used to be supplied The Riddler or some half like that. I’d return to different franchises. I imply, for those who make it as much as me. However then they supplied me some tiny scientist within the film. I used to be like, ‘No thanks. Thanks, however no.’”

Spider-Man: Homecoming ended up grossing $880 million worldwide on the field workplace.

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