"The Office" alum will certainly play Alistair Smythe, the kid of the inventor the the Spider Slayer robots in the comic books.

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"The Office's" B.J. Novak (CAA, Price, Ziffren Brittenham) will certainly play fifty percent of the famed Sherman Bros. Songwriters in Disney's "Saving Mr. Banks," about the make of mar Poppins.


Could B.J. Novak someday discover himself playing a Spider-Man supervillian?

The actor joined The remarkable Spider-Man 2 critical March, but his personality was preserved under wraps till Monday, as soon as director Marc Webb spilled the bean on Twitter.

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Novak will certainly play AlistairSmythe, who in the comic books is the kid of Spencer Smythe, the inventor that the Spider Slayer robots. Alistair walk on to it is in a ache in Spider-Man’s side together well, carrying on his father’s job-related after Spencer’s death.


Novak, who played Ryan Howard ~ above NBC’s The Office, is poised to release a debut arsenal of short stories,One more Thing, instores Tuesday.

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Sony’s The impressive Spider-Man 2 stars Andrew Garfield (Peter Parker/Spider-Man), Emma rock (Gwen Stacy), Jamie Foxx (Electro), Dane DeHaan (Harry Osborn), Paul Giamatti (Rhino) and also Chris Cooper (Norman Osborn).

The movie hits theaters might 2, and also released a Super bowl spot Sunday teasing the sequel.

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