The big bad of Spider-Man 2, Alfred Molina’s Doctor Octopus, will reprise his role in the upcoming Spider-Man 3. This will be the eighth live action Spider-Man movie in 20 years and there have been five since Molina last appeared in one.
The upcoming movie stars Tom Holland and actors expected to return include Zendaya, Marisa Tomei, Jacob Batalon, and Tony Revolori. Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home director Jon Watts is back as well. Benedict Cumberbatch will appear as Doctor Strange and Jamie Foxx will return as Electro, a role he appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
A deleted Instagram post by Foxx suggested that three different Spider-Mans could appear in the movie.