Has Felicity Jones Confirmed Who She Is Playing in THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2?

     June 18, 2013

felicity-jones-amazing-spider-man-2

Though Sony went ahead and announced release dates for both The Amazing Spider-Man 3 and The Amazing Spider-Man 4 yesterday, the first Spidey sequel is still currently in production in New York City under director Marc Webb.  We’ve already seen a bevy of set photos that provided glimpses at the film’s villains, Electro (Jamie Foxx) and Rhino (Paul Giamatti), as well as newcomer Shailene Woodley as Mary Jane Watson, but now we may have semi-confirmation about which comics favorite character another castmember is playing.  Felicity Jones joined the film quite a while ago, but thus far the actress’ role has yet to be confirmed.  During a recent interview, though, Jones’ body language and awkward answer could very well be interpreted as a half-hearted “yes” in response to being asked about playing a specific character.

Hit the jump for more, but beware of possible spoilers for the film.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens in 3D on May 2, 2014.

amazing-spider-man-2-black-catEver since Jones was first cast in Spider-Man 2, rumors have swirled that she would be playing Felicia Hardy aka the antagonistic Black Cat.  Speaking with Jan Gilbert (via Bleeding Cool) in anticipation of her upcoming film Breathe In (which is fantastic, by the way. Read my review here), Jones was asked straight up if she was looking forward to everyone seeing her as Black Cat, after which she squirmed and said:

“Um, well, uh, possibly.  I don’t know.  Yeah, I kind of—it’s um.  Yeah, if that happens, that would be wonderful.”

Jones could just very well be confused over whether she’s supposed to reveal that she’s playing Felicia Hardy in the first place, so it’s still uncertain if we’ll see the character transform into Black Cat in The Amazing Spider-Man 2.  That being said, the actress does look quite uncomfortable here, so I wouldn’t be surprised if Black Cat turns out to be an additional villain in the sequel.  Given that Sony seems to be setting up its own little mini universe with the Spider-Man films and numerous sequels, it’s also possible that Black Cat could play a larger role in Spider-Man 3 or 4.

Watch the video below to see Jones answer for yourself.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 talk begins around the 1:00 mark.

Around The Web

Latest News

First THE MARTIAN Picture Reveals Matt Damon as Stranded Astronaut Mark Watney

Ridley Scott's adaptation of the Andy Weir novel is due in theaters on November 25th.

ASSASSIN’S CREED and Next BOURNE Movie May Add EX MACHINA’s Alicia Vikander

It looks like she won't star in 'The Circle' opposite Tom Hanks after all.

TOP 5: TOMORROWLAND, First STEVE JOBS Trailer, POLTERGEIST, Cannes 2015

David Letterman's final 'Top Ten' and yet another enthusiastic 'Mad Max: Fury Road' recommendation also play roles in this week's Top 5.

Friday Box Office: TOMORROWLAND Edges Out PITCH PERFECT 2

Disney’s ‘Tomorrowland’ got the win yesterday, but will end up battling ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ for dominance over the long holiday weekend. Meanwhile, the ‘Poltergeist’ reboot opens on target, ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ remains strong and ‘Age of Ultron’ gets set to pass $400 million domestic.

ENTOURAGE: Jeremy Piven Talks Returning to Ari, Cameos, and More from the Set

From the set of the film, the actor discusses the difficulty of coming back to the role of Ari, fan reaction to meeting him on the street, and more.

JURASSIC WORLD on Track for $100 Million+ Opening Weekend

The fourth installment in the 'Jurassic Park' franchise is looking to perform similar to 'Man of Steel', but will the movie be any good?

Caption This: MODERN FAMILY’s Luke Needs a Pick Up Line

Also, 'The Flash's' Jesse L. Martin is super sad -- is it because of Luke's woeful lack of game?

A Black and White Version of MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Will Be on the Blu-Ray

Plus, watch a "deleted scene" from the movie featuring Patton Oswalt.

Damon Lindelof Talks TOMORROWLAND, Deleted Scenes, the Alternate Ending and More

He also talks about his favorite memory from filming, Easter eggs, what they learned in test screenings, and more.

New BLACK MASS Trailer: Johnny Depp Goes Gangster

Depp plays Whitey Bulger in the crime drama opposite Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, and more.

Page 1 of 3,96212345...102030...Last »