Willem Dafoe Joins Justice League Cast as A Good Guy

Spider-Man actor Willem Dafoe has joined the cast of Warner Bros.' Justice League movie, but he isn't playing a villain this time.

The casting news came from The Hollywood Reporter, and the site confirms that he will be joining the good guys. Dafoe will appear in both parts of the Justice League, due out in 2017 and 2019. Details about his character are being kept under lock and key.

Beisdes Dafoe, the film stars Affleck as Batman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman,Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Ezra Miller as the Flash, Ray Fisher as Cyborg, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, and Simmons as Gotham City police commissioner James Gordon. Justice League sees its heroes "teaming up to combat a threat beyond each member's capabilities.", but they haven't revealed plot details or villains who will appear in the film.

Dafoe played Green Goblin in Sam Raimi's 2002 Spider-Man film, but he's not the first actor to cross from one movie universe to another In March, J.K. Simmons, who also starred in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man films, was cast as Gotham City Police Commissioner Gordon. Ryan Reynolds jumped from Marvel (X-Men Origins: Wolverine) to DC (Green Lantern) back to Marvel again (Deadpool). Chris Evans made the jump from one Marvel universe (Fantastic Four) to another (Captain America). And last week, Batman's Michael Keaton joined the cast of Sony and Marvel's Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Justice League: Part One is set to release is set to release on Nov. 17, 2017, and Justice League Part Two on June 14, 2019.

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