USA Today reports the actor will voice the character next year in an episode of Disney XD’s animated “Ultimate Spider-Man,” which in its upcoming third season carries the subtitle “Web Warriors.” In the “Spider-Verse” story arc, a dimension-hopping Peter Parker (voiced by Drake Bell) tries to prevent the Green Goblin from collecting the DNA of Spider-Men from parallel universes, including Iron Spider, Spider-Man 2099, the Amazing Spider-Girl and Miles Morales.The prolific actor/comedian/rapper tried to play Peter Parker in the Sony Pictures Spider-Man reboot, but Andrew Garfield got the job. The Internet was 50/50 when it came to changing the ethnicity of the beloved fictional character from Queens. Glover has used this "Black Spider-Man fame" in his comedy, rap and on The Community.
“Robin, Whoopi and I once were in Shea Stadium in the broadcast booth with the great Tim McCarver. It was “Comic Relief Day” for the New York Mets. Robin knew nothing about baseball. I asked him, “What’s your favorite team?” And he said, “The San Franciscos.
“So, he was a little lost in the conversation so I got an idea and I said, “Ya know, Tim, we’ve got a great Russian baseball player with us.” I looked over and his eyes got all bright, his ears perked up–it was like he was a little dog that was inside all day and the master came and said, “Hey, ya wanna go for a walk?
“So, I said, “What’s baseball like in Russia?” Without missing a beat he said, “Well, we only have one team … the Reds.” The next pitch, the batter fouled one back, it came screaming back at us. We ducked down, it slammed against the wall … Robin turned around, it bounced into his hands and he stood up and screamed, “I love America, I’m going to defect!”
The Switch Comedy show has come a long way over the last year. Graham Van Bach started the show in the winter of 2012 at Mr. Heads, and it has since expanded to Flycatcher and Hotel Congress.
Local comedians can jump on stage, ditch their set lists/best punchlines, and pray that someone in the audience texts a funny topic to joke about.
If you haven't experienced this improv comedy show, here's your chance: The Switch will feature some of Tucson's local talent and special guest at 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, at Club Congress, 311 N. Congress St. There's no cover charge, and your participation is encouraged. Click here to RSVP on the Facebook.
Here's the latest trailer that was filmed by local filmmaker Ben Riley Lane and comedian Ryan Malchow:
This decades-old series features readings by well-known Tucson writers and an open mic for poets, performance artists… More