‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Cast Adds Numan Acar, Could He Be Playing The Chameleon?
Welcome, one and all, to the Spider-Man: Far From Home speculation zone! Numan Acar, an actor who has appeared on Homeland and will later be seen in Disney’s live-action Aladdin remake, has just joined the Far From Home cast, which means we are legally required to speculate what possibly famous Spider-Man character he might be playing. Hit the jump to learn and speculate more about the Far From Home Numan Acar casting.
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Deadline has the scoop regarding Numan Acar’s casting. Per their report, “Not much is known about Acar’s role, other than his character’s name is Dimitri.” Now, this could mean that Acar is playing a brand-new minor character named Dimitri. Or, it could mean that Acar is playing Dmitri Smerdyakov, aka the Chameleon. Per Marvel:
Dmitri Smerdyakov was the illegitimate son of the patriarch of the Russian Kravinoff family and a servant. His only friend growing up was Joe Cord, an American boy who once saved his life while his half-brother Sergei, the legitimate heir, and his father treated him with contempt and brutality. This scarred Dmitri so deeply that he repressed his very identity and came to believe he had been friends with Sergei instead. His loss of self led him to become a master of disguise and a Soviet spy. Initially without super-powers, the Chameleon relied on his skills and a mixture of costumes and make-up to conceal his identity. He wore a multi-pocket...
(Excerpt) Read more at: /Film
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