LOS ANGELES: Hollywood star Robert Downey Jr is expected to reprise his Iron Man role in “Spider-Man: Homecoming”.
However, former “Batman” star Michael Keaton is no longer in talks to play the main baddie in the upcoming remake.
Downey Jr will reprise his superhero role as Tony Stark or Iron Man.
He joins Tom Holland who is tapped to replace “The Amazing Spider-Man” star Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker.
Meanwhile, Marisa Tomei is attached to play Aunt May.
The reboot is scheduled to arrive in North American theaters on July 7, 2017.
Jon Watts is directing the film and Zendaya Coleman is tapped to play the role of Michelle.
Marvel’s Kevin Feige will produce along with former Sony executive Amy Pascal.