'That's a great role': Willem Dafoe says he's willing to play Green Goblin in another 'Spider-Man' movie
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Willem Dafoe will not hesitate to play his iconic character of Green Goblin for the third time on the big screen. ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ henchman, in a recent interview, said that he will definitely consider if he’s approached with the classic 'Spider-Man' villain role. "If everything was right, sure. I mean, that's a great role. I liked the fact that it's a double role both times," he said speaking about the duality of portraying both businessman Norman Osborn and his evil side in Green Goblin’s character.
He told Inverse, "Twenty years ago, and fairly recently, both times [were] very different experiences, but I had a good time on both." He also talked through how the team reached him for Marvel's 'Spider-Man: No Way Home.' "It's always a little difficult when you die in a movie to come back in any sequels. I thought I was finished. When they initially said, 'Would you like to reprise this role?' I thought, 'Really? How does that happen?' I was kind of stupid about it," he said.
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'They're all very top-level'
Dafoe told Variety last year, "I can say and maybe drank the Kool-Aid, but these are people that really are believing in what they're doing and giving themselves to it in a very full way. I'm not just talking about really good actors.” ‘The Lighthouse’ star also took a moment to appreciate crew members. He said, "I'm talking about the effects people, the camera department — they're all very top-level. And then when you have the resources and possibility of making a popular film, that's all pretty attractive," reported People.
'It would be a yes!'
It's not just Dafoe, the very ‘Spider Man’ would love to be part of any project offered by the Marvel team. Tobey Maguire, in January, said, "I love these films and I love all of the different series. If these guys called me and said, 'would you show up tonight to hang out and goof around?' or 'would you show up to do this movie or read a scene or do a 'Spider-Man' thing?' it would be a 'yes!'” he told Marvel.com.
Bryce Dallas Howard, too, expressed her willingness to return after being part of 'Spider-Man 3.' She said, "Since we are exploring multiverses and by we are exploring it, they are exploring it and I'm enjoying it," 41-year-old Howard said. "I would always be game."