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Kraven the Hunter Movie Adds Catch-22 Star Christopher Abbott as The Foreigner

We've been hearing a lot of casting news regarding Sony's Kraven the Hunter lately as it is set to begin production soon whether it's an Oscar-winning actor as the titular character's father or the breakout star of West Side Story as Calypso. Now, it looks like they have finally cast an actor who will play the main villain of the film.
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Kraven the Hunter’s Foreigner found in Christopher Abbott

After the recent news that Alessandro Nivola is joining Sony’s Spider-Man spin-off Kraven the Hunter as a villain, another villain has been found in the form of The Foreigner, and it looks as though Christopher Abbott will be stepping into his leather boots. The cast has been expanding rapidly...
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‘Kraven The Hunter’: Christopher Abbott Joining The Cast As The Main Villain In ‘Spider-Man’ Spinoff Film

Though we have yet to see anything outside of two “Venom” films, Sony is hellbent on making its own universe of Spider-Man-adjacent characters a thing. We have “Morbius” arriving soon, “Madame Web” just found its lead, and various other projects in development, including the upcoming “Kraven the Hunter.” And though this little superhero universe is still in its relative infancy, there are some heavy hitter actors signing on.

'Kraven the Hunter' Casts Christopher Abbott in Suspected Villain Role

Christopher Abbott is the latest casting announcement for Sony Pictures and Marvel’s Kraven the Hunter, Deadline reports. Abbott joins a long list of top tier Hollywood talent who have signed up to take on parts in the film. Included in that lineup are the film’s star, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who will play Kraven, Ariana DeBose, Russell Crowe, Allessandro Nivola, and Fred Hechinger. While it is still being kept under wraps exactly who Abbot will be portraying, it is largely suspected that he’ll be filling in the shoes of the flick’s top villain, The Foreigner.

Christopher Abbott to play The Foreigner in Spider-Man spin-off Kraven the Hunter

Christopher Abbott has joined the cast of Marvel's Kraven the Hunter, a new Spider-Man spin-off coming from Sony Pictures. According to Deadline, Abbott is set to play The Foreigner, a master assassin and known comic book adversary of Spider-Man. The news comes just after the recent casting of BAFTa-nominated Ariana DeBose as potion-wielding witch Calypso and The Many Saints of New York star Alessandro Nivola as an unknown villain. The White Lotus's Fred Hechinger is set to play Kraven's brother, Chameleon.

‘Kraven The Hunter’: Christopher Abbott To Play The Foreigner In Sony’s Marvel Pic

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Catch-22 star Christopher Abbott is set to join Sony Pictures’ Marvel movie Kraven the Hunter, starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson in the title role. While unconfirmed, sources say Abbott would play the film’s main villain, The Foreigner — one of Spider-Man’s bigger adversaries in the comics. He joins a cast that includes Ariana DeBose, Russell Crowe, Alessandro Nivola and Fred Hechinger. Deadline recently broke that Nivola would be playing an unknown villain as well — so, like so many Marvel pics, the main character will battle multiple adversaries. J.C. Chandor is directing the pic, with Avi Arad and...