Connect with us
Alfred Molina to return as Dr. Octopus in 'Spider-Man 3'

Movies

Alfred Molina to return as Dr. Octopus in ‘Spider-Man 3’

Molina’s return as Doctor Octopus in the Spider-Man film franchise all but guarantees that ‘Spider-Man 3’ will be delving into the multiverse.

Earlier today, Aaron Couch and Borys Kit of The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Alfred Molina will reprise his role as Dr. Octopus for Sony’s next Spider-Man film.

Molina first portrayed Doc Ock in 2004’s Spider-Man 2, which still holds up today as a fantastic superhero movie.

Listen to the latest episode of the AIPT Movies Podcast!
Alfred Molina as Dr. Octopus (Sony)

Alfred Molina as Dr. Octopus (Sony)

When you combine this with the fact that Jamie Foxx will be reprising his role as Electro from 2014’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (which was not a good superhero movie) and Benedict Cumberbatch’s involvement as Dr. Strange, it looks all but certain that Spider-Man: Home Improvement Spider-Man 3 will be delving into the Marvel/Sony multiverse.

If you want to add a little more fuel to this tantalizing fire, there are also unconfirmed reports that Andrew Garfield has already signed on to be in the film. If true, he’d get another the chance to put his great (and underappreciated) portrayal of Peter Parker into what will hopefully be a much better script.

Alfred Molina to return as Dr. Octopus in 'Spider-Man 3'

No word yet on if Tobey Maguire has signed on, but you’ll know it when he does–both by the resulting article on our front page and the sound Spiderfans (including myself) screaming with unbridled joy.

Join the AIPT Patreon

Want to take our relationship to the next level? Become a patron today to gain access to exclusive perks, such as:

  • ❌ Remove all ads on the website
  • 💬 Join our Discord community, where we chat about the latest news and releases from everything we cover on AIPT
  • 📗 Access to our monthly book club
  • 📦 Get a physical trade paperback shipped to you every month
  • 💥 And more!
Sign up today
Comments

In Case You Missed It

World of Warcraft: Dragonflight launches November 28 World of Warcraft: Dragonflight launches November 28

World of Warcraft: Dragonflight launches November 28

Gaming

DC Preview: Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths #5 DC Preview: Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths #5

DC Preview: Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths #5

Comic Books

DC Preview: Dark Crisis: The Deadly Green #1 DC Preview: Dark Crisis: The Deadly Green #1

DC Preview: Dark Crisis: The Deadly Green #1

Comic Books

DC Preview: Batman #128 DC Preview: Batman #128

DC Preview: Batman #128

Comic Books

Connect
Newsletter Signup