Jake Gyllenhaal Reflects On “Incredible Journey” Behind ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’

Jake Gyllenhaal joins the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Mysterio in Spider-Man: Far From Home. At the premiere, he reflected on the “incredible journey” of the past year.

Jake Gyllenhaal is Mysterio in Columbia Pictures’ SPIDER-MAN: ™ FAR FROM HOME. Courtesy of Sony Pictures.

“It was an incredible process,” said Gyllenhaal. “I was thinking a year ago today I flew to London to start making this movie. It’s been an amazing year (and) just an incredible journey. To join up with this incredible cast and director Jon Watts who made an incredible first movie (Spider-Man: Homecoming). This one is even bigger. It’s pretty amazing.”

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Spider-Man: Far From Home, co-starring Zendaya, opens nationwide July 2.