‘Spider-Man’ Concept Art Reveals Mysterio’s Deleted Role

Now we know why he didn’t show up in the movie.

1/26/2022 7:56:00 PM

New SpiderManNoWayHome concept art reveals Mysterio’s deleted role:

Now we know why he didn’t show up in the movie.

installment could have been even more bananas than it already was.Peter Parker (Tom Holland) already had to deal with Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal) exposing his superhero identity to the public, face backlash from "killing" Quentin Beck, and return a slew of supervillains back to their own universes before the multiverse collapsed in on itself. This new image now hints that Mysterio almost returned for a final showdown with Dr. Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), which would have marked the official big screen debut of the Sinister Six.

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Marvel Cinematic Universe installment could have been even more bananas than it already was. Peter Parker (Tom Holland) already had to deal with Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal) exposing his superhero identity to the public, face backlash from "killing" Quentin Beck, and return a slew of supervillains back to their own universes before the multiverse collapsed in on itself. This new image now hints that Mysterio almost returned for a final showdown with Dr. Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), which would have marked the official big screen debut of the Sinister Six. The concept art was rendered by digital artist and set designer Andrew Reeder, who also worked on Avengers: Endgame, Avengers: Infinity War, and Captain America: Civil War . His work for  Spider-Man: No Way Home  is available for viewing on his . Among the designs is a striking image of Mysterio and Dr. Strange duking it out with their respective sorcery powers at the top of the Statue of Liberty. Check it out below: Had Mysterio returned for  No Way Home , it would have created yet another obstacle for our web-slinging hero to overcome. Spidey already had to face off against Green Goblin (Willem Dafoe), Doctor Octopus (Alfred Molina), Sandman (Thomas Haden Church), The Lizard (Rhys Ifans), and Electro (Jamie Foxx). Mysterio would have completed the Sinister Six, but for one reason or another, he didn't end up being included in Jon Watts' third  Spider-Man  At least now we can see what that epic battle  could  have looked like — and it looks pretty awesome. Spider-Man: No Way Home is still playing exclusively in theaters. Actors Who Turned Down Major Marvel Roles Not everyone wants to be a part of the Marvel universe. These actors all got offered high-profile gigs in Marvel movies and turned them down. Filed Under