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Martin Starr Reveals Spider-Man: Homecoming Role

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Wed, 04/19/2017 - 09:55

Spider-Man: Homecoming features an all-star cast, which includes Martin Starr of HBO's Silicon Valley fame. 

While it's long been speculated that Martin Starr is playing a teacher in Spider-Man: Homecoming, Martin Starr now confirms his role while speaking with The Wrap.

I’m the academic decathlon coach and one of the teachers at the school so I have a bit of a thing in it. It’s capitalizing on popularity and a story that’s very rich and dense, so there’s a lot left to tell. And this isn’t a familiar take on it — this is a unique kind of take of a younger Spider-Man trying to figure out life again. The story has a lot of action and fun in it, but it’s also a sweet, coming-of-age story of a kid.  

Marin Starr also says Tom Holland is "great," "captivating" and "fun to act with." 

A while back also saw Martin Starr tease his Spider-Man: Homecoming role on Conan O'Brien.

"Spider-Man: Homecoming" has a July 7, 2017 release directed by Jon Watts starring Tom Holland, Zendaya, Michael Keaton, Donald Glover, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Tony Revolori, Tyne Daly, Bokeem Woodbine, with Marisa Tomei, and Robert Downey Jr. 


A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Tom Holland), who made his sensational debut in Captain America: Civil War, begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero in Spider-Man: Homecoming.  Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May (Marisa Tomei), under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.). Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine – distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man – but when the Vulture (Michael Keaton) emerges as a new villain, everything that Peter holds most important will be threatened.