KRAVEN THE HUNTER: FRED HECHINGER WILL BE THE CHAMELEON

Fred Hechinger , known for his role in the HBO series The White Lotus , has joined the cast of Kraven.

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The Hunter , a Sony / Marvel film that is part of the Spider-Man microcosm : although the part that will go to is not yet official. to interpret, Deadline sources claim that the New York actor will be Dmitri Smerdyakov , better known as the Chameleon .

The character, in the comics, is a supervillain capable of replicating the likeness of anyone, as well as Kraven’s half-brother, who has a much more “physical” (albeit strategic) approach to the fight.

Who is Kraven

Sergei Kravinoff  aka  Kraven , created in 1964 by Stan Lee  (lyrics) and  Steve Ditko (drawings), made his debut in Amazing Spider-Man  n. 15 . Belonging to a noble Russian family,  Kraven  is a hunter obsessed with the idea of ​​defeating Spider -Man , and can stand up to him thanks to a mysterious potion – discovered in Africa – which gives him superhuman physical characteristics, such as strength, endurance, speed, reflexes. and regenerating factor.

In the story Kraven’s Last Hunt , published in 1987 on a screenplay by JM DeMatteis : the hunter beats Spidey, burying him alive inside a tomb, and assumes his identity. Later the Spider frees himself and turns the tide of the fight.

The cast:

Aaron Taylor-Johnson has signed a deal for multiple films. The former is directed by JC Chandor on the screenplay by Art Marcum & Matt Holloway and Richard Wenk. Produced by Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach.

The film is scheduled for release on January 13, 2023.