Donald Glover, Spider-Man
Donald Glover, right, has reportedly been cast in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming,’ Marvel’s upcoming reboot of the web-slinging superhero.
“Spider-Man” fan Donald Glover has joined “Spider-Man: Homecoming” in a mystery role. Tom Holland, 20, has been cast as the new Peter Parker, so we know the 32-year-old “Community” star won’t be Spidey, despite a fan campaign to bring a black version of the superhero to the big screen (though he did voice an animated version of “Spider-Man” named Miles Morales). Michael Keaton is expected to play the Vulture villain, and rumors suggest Glover could play his sidekick. “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” also starring Marisa Tomei, Zendaya and Robert Downey Jr., will open July 7, 2017.
» Read more at Slash Film.
Former Wings guitarist Henry McCullough is dead at age 72, his agent Nigel Martyn announced Tuesday. The musician performed in the Grease Band with Joe Cocker at Woodstock ’69, appeared on the original cast recording of “Jesus Christ Superstar,” and worked with Marianne Faithfull, Pink Floyd and Donovan. However, McCullough may best known for playing with Sir Paul McCartney on his post-Beatles project Wings, contributing to hits like the James Bond theme “Live and Let Die.” “He was a pleasure to work with, a super talented musician with a lovely sense of humor,” McCartney said.
» Read more at the Daily Mail.
And former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison lost his legs due to a rare, debilitating illness, he revealed Monday. “Towards the end of my career in Slipknot I got really, really sick with a horrible disease called transverse myelitis,” he said while accepting an award at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards in London. “I lost my legs. I couldn’t play anymore. It was a form of multiple sclerosis, which I don’t wish on my worst enemy.” Jordison left Slipknot in 2013, but has since formed a new band called Vimic: “I am living proof that you can f—ing beat that s—.”
» Read more at Rolling Stone.
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