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    Jake Gyllenhaal Just Joined Instagram To Confirm He's Playing Mysterio In "Spider-Man: Far From Home"

    May his role be a ~Mysterio~ no more!

    So the anticipation Marvel Studio's next Spider-Man film, Spider-Man: Far From Home, is REAL...but, besides the title, there's not a ton we know about the upcoming sequel, with the exception of rumors.

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    And, ICYMI, one of the MAJOR rumors this summer was that Jake Gyllenhaal would be playing the film's main villain, Mysterio, opposite Tom Holland's precious web-slinger.

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    Well, I'm happy to say that this is a rumor NO MORE, as today none other than Mr. Jake Gyllenhaal himself joined Instagram to post a VERY important, single video.

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    Seriously, stop whatever you're doing and just watch it:

    OKAY, SO NOW THAT WE'VE ALL WATCHED IT, LET'S DISSECT THIS, SHALL WE?

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    The criminally short video starts with Gyllenhaal reading The Amazing Spider-Man #311, the 1989 issue that features "the return of the man called Mysterio":

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    Could this issue be the basis of the plot for the upcoming sequel???

    Gyllenhaal then VERY SLOWLY lowers the comic to reveal his shocked/confused face:

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    Also, clock the framed Spider-Man comic in the background, which appears to be The Amazing Spider-Man #66, which ALSO features Mysterio:

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    DETAILS, Y'ALL.

    Then, the video cuts off right before he can ask a VERY important question:

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    And, to finish off the hilarity, the caption on the post reads: "Just realized I'm not playing Spider-Man."

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    So there ya have it! Another day, another step closer to more friendly neighborhood Spider-Man (and now, Mysterio) content!

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