The Amazing Spider-Man 2 BJ Novak’s character revealed

The Office’s B.J. Novak will be playing Alistair Smythe in The Amazing Spider-Man 2

BJ Novak Spider-ManThe Amazing Spider-Man 2‘s villain roster continues to expand, as Marc Webb revealed that The Office‘s BJ Novak will be playing Alistair Smythe.

Webb was tweeting about Novak’s new book promo and dropped in the information that the Inglourious Basterds star will be playing A Smythe.

The son of Spider-Slayer robots creator Spencer Smythe, Alistair takes on his late father’s mission to hunt down Spider-Man and destroy him as The Ultimate Spider-Slayer. It’s unlikely that we’ll see any advanced villainy from Novak given how many villains are already present, but this is another seed sown for future sequels and spin-offs.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is released 18 April. You can buy The Amazing Spider-Man on Blu-ray for £7 at Amazon.co.uk.