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‘Spider Man: No Way Home’ Star Jacob Batalon On Smashing Tropes In Syfy Series ‘Reginald The Vampire’ – Mip TV

Click here to read the full article. Spider Man: No Way Home star Jacob Batalon has opened up about spotlighting the experience of “being someone who’s not conventionally beautiful” in his upcoming Syfy series Reginald the Vampire.  Batalon, who stars and exec produces the 10-parter, has been in Cannes this week promoting the show at Mip TV to global buyers. He told Deadline attacking social stigmas and smashing tropes are key to the show’s message. “We spoke about the underlying message right at the start and talked about the experience of being a ‘not pretty’ person. That gave me such an incentive,” said...
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Spider-Man: No Way Home Star Jacob Batalon Speaks Out on Ned Becoming the Hobgoblin

Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe love the bond between Ned Leeds and Peter Parker in the Spider-Man movies, especially because the real-life friendship between Jacob Batalon and Tom Holland makes it feel even more real. Their friendship brings a lot of joy to the screen, but longtime fans of Marvel Comics keep waiting for another shoe to drop. In the comics, Ned becomes the villainous Hobgoblin, and folks are wondering if the on-screen version of the character will ever follow the same story.
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Spider-Man’s Jacob Batalon Responds To Those Hobgoblin Rumors

Before Spider-Man: No Way Home dropped and took over the box office, there was a multitude of rumors swirling around about which characters or actors would or wouldn’t appear in the threequel. Some appearances proved to be true (the Spider-Man Holy Trinity) while others were just false rumors. One rumor that had no merit was the possible introduction of Hobgoblin. The rumors had Jacob Batalon (aka Ned Leeds) becoming the villain. Months after No Way Home hit theaters, Batalon responded to the hearsay.

Spider-Man’s Jacob Batalon on Fame, Keeping Marvel Secrets and Playing a Leading Man in Comedy Series ‘Reginald the Vampire’

Jacob Batalon is best known as Spidey’s BFF Ned Leeds in the box office-smashing “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” but he’s exploring his undead side in upcoming Syfy comedy drama “Reginald the Vampire.” In the series, based on Johnny B. Truant’s “Fat Vampire” novels, Batalon plays a recently turned vampire, Reginald, who finds he still has mostly the same problems as his living counterparts: an evil boss, unrequited love and a vampire chieftain out to get him. Fortunately, it turns out Reginald isn’t entirely without powers of his own.

Watch Spider-Man Stars Tom Holland, Zendaya, and Jacob Batalon Laugh Over Their Original Audition Tapes

Spider-Man: No Way Home is finally available to own on digital, and will soon be available for purchase on DVD and Blu-ray. The movie has become the sixth-highest grossing film at the domestic box office, and fans are eager to find out if Tom Holland will be playing the role of Peter Parker again. While there's no official word on a fourth Spider-Man, the trilogy's cast has been having some fun reminiscing about their time making the films. Recently, Sony shared a fun video from the set of No Way Home in which Holland was joined by Zendaya (MJ) and Jacob Batalon (Ned Leeds) to watch all of their original audition tapes.
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Watch Tom Holland, Zendaya, And Jacob Batalon Hilariously Make Fun Of Each Other’s Spider-Man Audition Tapes

While moviegoers are still reeling from Spider-Man: No Way Home’s finale, the great moments shared between Peter Parker, MJ, and Ned can live on in their minds (and on the small screen). Tom Holland is seemingly in talks to return for a new slate of Spider-Man films, but Zendaya and Jacob Batalon’s fates are still up in the air. While their onscreen relationship may have ended, their off-screen friendship continues to leave on. In being so close, it’s only fair that Holland, Zendaya, and Batalon get the chance to one last laugh in at each other’s expense.