Willem Dafoe reveals how Marvel hid his involvement in the new Spider-Man
The No Homecoming sequel was considered the second best opening of all time in the United States, behind “Avengers: Endgame”.
One of the greatest villains in superhero movies, Willem Dafoe’s Green Goblin made a triumphant return in the new Spider-Man film: No Homecoming. The actor’s participation was kept a secret for a long time, which also influenced the way he behaved during filming.
In an interview with “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” this Thursday, January 13, the actor revealed that the team at Marvel Studios would transport him to the studio in a completely hidden way, “covered in a black hat and inside Will go.” one car. With tinted windows. ,
“Marvel movies have a very strong fan base and people are very curious. Even when we’re filming they try to figure out what’s going to happen,” Dafoe told Jimmy. According to the actor, the studio asked him to go out for a walk in that town. where the film was being shot, until its premiere in cinemas.
Dafoe, who played Norman Osborne in Sam Raimi’s trilogy, released between 2002 and 2007, said, “I didn’t think it would work, but the truth is it did.” “So that was good.”
The first trailer for “Spider-Man: No Homecoming,” marking Tom Holland’s sixth appearance, was released in August. The snippet showed how Parallel Universes visitor Dr. Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) after a spell that aims to make everyone forget that Peter Parker is Spider-Man. But the magic stroke did not succeed.
As a result, villains from the films of Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield, such as Dafoe’s Green Goblin and Alfred Molina’s Doctor Octopus, appear in this universe.
The second trailer, released three months later, featured Spider-Man fighting three villains he doesn’t know: the Lizard, played by Rhys Ifans in the film “Fantastic Spider-Man”, Jamie Foxx’s electro “Fantastic”. From “Man – Aranha 2”, and also Thomas Haden Church’s character Sandman in “Spider-Man 3” by Sam Raimi.
Tom Holland already spoke about his first meeting with Willem Dafoe: “I found him in a cloak and told him to be careful where he was going. He took off his hood and I was scared. After all, there’s also a Green Goblin in the movie.”
Since its release on December 17, fans have praised Dafoe’s performance, with some saying that he managed to surpass his previous performance two decades earlier.
“Spider-Man: No Homecoming”, has hit theaters in recent times and is making an impressive debut in the United States. Despite the pandemic, the new Marvel project managed to become the second most-watched film on its first day in theaters.
According to “Entertainment Weekly”, production raised the equivalent of about 108 million euros on Friday – with about 44 million euros added from previews and special screenings on Thursday. It is second only to “Avengers: Endgame” in the history of cinema in America.
Plus, it would easily make for the best weekend for US cinemas since the start of the pandemic. And it is already in the list of most watched movies of 2021.