Spider-Man: No Way Home sees the return of many former Spider-Man movie antagonists. The debut teaser for No Way Home, the third Spider-Man film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, announced that Alfred Molina’s Doc Ock would be joining the MCU and interacting with a new Peter Parker.
Even more former Spidey series villains appeared in the highly anticipated second teaser, which released on Tuesday night. Electro, Green Goblin, Sandman, and Lizard have all joined Doc Ock in his war against Tom Holland’s teenage Spider-Man.
There were reports of some of these villains returning to the fold, and the recent poster for No Way Home certainly teased their appearances. Lightning and sand were featured around the edges of the artwork while an actual Green Goblin hovered in the distance. It seemed like these characters would have a role in No Way Home and now we know for sure.
Green Goblin, played by Willem Dafoe, was the original on-screen Spidey villain. He was the main antagonist of Sam Raimi’s 2002 Spider-Man film and recurred in visions for two more movies. Molina’s Otto Octavious was the villain of Spider-Man 2. Thomas Haden Church appeared as Sandman in Spider-Man 3, representing one of Tobey Maguire’s final foes.