Even with San Diego Comic Con this week, there is still news happening in the world of the MCU including a new actor who was just cast in Spider-Man: Far From Home with a very familiar villain’s name.
Deadline is reporting that Numan Acar was cast as a character name “Dimitri”:
“Turkish-born actor Numan Acar has come aboard Sony/Marvel’s Spider-Man sequel, now titled Spider-Man: Far From Home, which has Tom Holland reprising his role as the teenage webslinger. Not much is known about Acar’s role, other than his character’s name is Dimitri. Sony declined to comment.”
Chameleon’s alter ego is Dmitri Anatoly Nikolayevich Smerdyakov. People online were thinking Acar was cast as Kraven the Hunter, but Kraven’s name is Sergei and not Dmitri.
Sure, the name Deadline reported is spelled slightly differently than it was in the comics but it’s close enough to raise eyebrows at the possibility of another member of the Sinister Six possibly being introduced.