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Christopher Abbott to Star as Villain in ‘Kraven the Hunter’

Christopher Abbott becomes the new member of the upcoming Sony movie. He is all set  to shine on screen in Sony’s Spider-Man spinoff film ‘Kraven the Hunter.’ The ‘Catch 22’ actor will be seen in a negative light as he will portray the role of the main villain in the film.

What will be the role of Christopher in the film?

According to Deadline, the 36-year-old will be appearing in the movie alongside Aaron Taylor-Johnson. It is not confirmed, but the sources state that Abbott will be essaying the role of the main villain in the film.

Christopher will play the character of one of the most classic villains of the Spiderman franchise ‘The Foreigner’. In a movie, the part of an antagonist is as important as the role of the protagonist. Apart from Abbott, Alessandro Nivola will also be portraying the role of a villain in the film but the name of his character is still unknown.

What is the superpower of the Foreigner?

The character of Foreigner made its first appearance in the world of cinema in ‘Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man’. Marvel Comics published the book in the year 1986. This villain has been and continues to be one of the most iconic antiheroes of all time. At one point in time, he was married to Silvija Sablinova.

Every hero and villain has a superpower that sets them apart from one another. When we talk about Foreigner, he has no superhuman abilities. He is more of an assassin who is also a martial artist in Marvel Comics.

More details about the movie ‘Kraven the Hunter’

The forthcoming film ‘Kraven the Hunter’ will be directed by J.C. Chandor. Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach will be producing the film. The screenplay of the movie has been written by Art Marcum & Matt Holloway and Richard Wenk.

The confirmed cast members of the film are as follows: Alessandro Nivola, Ariana DeBose, Russell Crowe, and Fred Hechinger. Till now, no official comment has been made by Sony’s end on Abbott’s addition to the family. In the upcoming film, Aaron Taylor-Johnson will essay the role of Sergei Kravinoff/Kraven the Hunter himself.

When will the film ‘Kraven the Hunter’ be out?

The film is all set to hit the screen on January 13, 2023. Till then, you will have to wait to watch your favorite heroes and villains again on-screen. The film ‘Kraven the Hunter’ is going to be the fourth film in Sony’s franchise of Marvel spin-offs. The movie will focus on the characters of the Spiderman clan.

The villains entered the universe of Spiderman in the year 2018 with the movie ‘Venom’. After a while, a sequel of the film named ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ was released. The movie next in line for release is ‘Morbius’ which will be out later this year.

All the fans of Spiderman might be on cloud nine as they will get to witness one of the greatest antiheroes of all time on the big screen. Stay tuned for the latest updates.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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