Any of you fans of the brilliant Donald Glover (of Community and Childish Gambino fame) out there know he has pleaded and tried on a few occasions to land the Spiderman part, but it never worked out for him. There have even been a few running jokes on Community about it. Well, looks like Donald Glover is finally getting his chance to play the web slinging, joke slinging superhero he always wanted to. Just not quite in the way he imagined.
Donald Glover will be providing the voice of Miles Morales, who becomes Ultimate Spiderman in that universe when the real Spiderman meets and untimely end. Glover, who has quite a cult following, seems pretty syked about the whole thing. It may not be quite the way he envisioned himself donning the suit, but at least he gets a chance to play finally play the web head, even if only in voice.
Maybe if it is well recieved, he will get the Spiderman role he really wants. Well, a THIRD reboot? Maybe not yet, but at least the man dreams large. Catch Donald Glover as Spiderman on the season premiere of Web Warriors airing this Sunday on Disney XD.