New reports have been making the rounds suggesting that Robert Downey Jr. has reportedly sealed a deal to star in Spider-Man: Homecoming.
According to the sources, the size and scope of the role are as of yet unknown. It would also seem that Downey Jr. is expected be appearing onscreen in the Iron Man suit again, whether these will be in any of the inevitable Spider-Man sequels is yet to be confirmed. Tom Holland will make his first appearance as Spider-Man alongside Downey Jr. in Captain America: Civil War.
According to Variety, it seems that even though Michael Keaton was tapped as being the villain in the upcoming Spider-Man movie, it now seems that the deal might fall through and that the search might be on for a new villain.
Spider-Man: Homecoming is set to start filming in the next few months .