JK Simmons’ iconic portrayal as antagonistic newspaper editor J. Jonah Jameson remains an undying legacy of Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man films. After appearing in Spider-Man: Far From Home, Simmons will reprise his role in the upcoming Spider-Man: No Road Home..
In new statements provided on the podcast Happy Sad Confused, JK Simmons talked about the character and his role as J. Jonah Jameson in the new movie.
“I think it is a slightly different version. Certainly, for the creators of the current iteration of the story, he is a very different character. ” Simmons said. “To me, he’s a slightly different character. He’s the same braggart; the same guy with less hair. Honestly, I wish he had the same hair.“.
Speaking of his approach as J. Jonah Jameson at the MCU, JK Simmons shed some light on how the character will be used in Spider-Man: No Road Home. “As is appropriate for that character, it’s a small dose of comic relief that splashes lightly onto the film.“.
It seems that Spider-Man: No Way Home is turning into a celebration of all things Spider-Man, as it will bring back a large number of iconic characters, including the Green Goblin and Doc Ock, among other villains who have already confirmed their presence. And what celebration of this kind could be complete without Jameson smoking a cigar and ranting that Spider-Man is Public Enemy No. 1?
In this regard, we have thoroughly analyzed the latest trailer for Spider-Man: No Road Home to discover that we have 5 big unanswered questions, including the one you all know. The film will be released in theaters on December 17.