B.J. Novak Joins ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Cast
B.J. Novak has joined the cast of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.” Director Marc Webb confirmed the news, but it is still unclear what Novak’s role will be.
“Day 38. A suposed rumour about a Dunder-Mifflin takeover of Oscorp? @bjnovak” Webb wrote on Twitter, referring to Novak’s role on “The Office,” with the above picture attached.
From the very small teaser Webb gave, it seems like Novak is be playing a character that is affiliated with Oscorp, and subsequently one of Spiderman’s most notable enemies, Green Goblin.
Novak is best known for his comedic role in “The Office,” but has begun to make a name for himself on the big screen in more serious roles, including “Inglorious Basterds” and “Reign Over Me.”
“The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ is currently filming and also stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Jamie Foxx (who will be playing the villain Electro). The film is scheduled in hit theaters on May 2, 2014.