Spidey sense, meet sense of humor.
EW can confirm that stand-up comedian Hannibal Buress has joined the cast of Spider-Man: Homecoming, Sony and Marvel’s big-screen reboot promising to take the wall-crawling superhero back to his high-school roots.
The Broad City and Eric Andre Show star joins a cast including Tom Holland as Spider-Man/Peter Parker, Marisa Tomei as Aunt May, Michael Keaton as a villain, and Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man/Tony Stark.
Jon Watts (Cop Car) is directing Homecoming from a script by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein. Production is just getting underway in Atlanta, and the movie is scheduled to arrive July 7, 2017.
Buress has been branching out into film of late, with roles in the upcoming movies The Secret Life of Pets, The Masterpiece (formerly known as The Disaster Artist), and Baywatch.
Variety first reported his Homecoming casting.