In some of the most startling cultural news of the week, Amazon announced that Sacha Baron Cohen will return as fictional Kazakh journalist Borat in Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan. The film, which was shot during the pandemic, will hit Amazon on Oct. 23.
On the casting side of the news, Jamie Foxx is apparently set to reprise his role as Electro in the next Spider-Man movie. Foxx first played Electro in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which starred Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker. Does the fact that Foxx will be battling a new Spider-Man mean there are some multiverse shenanigans going on, or just that Foxx makes a really great Electro?
Marvel has also announced that Iman Vellani is set to play Kamala Khan, or Ms. Marvel, in its upcoming Ms. Marvel