MATT DAMON Passes on MARVEL STUDIOS Villain Role - Report

Matt Damon in 'The Martian'
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After a quick cameo in Thor: Ragnarok, Matt Damon has passed on the role of the villain in Sony Pictures' Marvel Studios-produced Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel, according to The Tracking Board''s Jeff Sneider, while on Meet the Movie Press.

"The rumor that was sort of plaguing Hollywood for the past couple weeks was that Matt Damon was going to be the villain in Spider-Man: Homecoming 2. I'm told he passed," Sneider said.

You can watch the clip - including speculation from Sneider and co-host Simon Thompson - starting around the 9:00 mark:

The Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel is scheduled to be released July 5, 2019.

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