Spider-Man 3 alum Thomas Haden Church is returning to the world of superheroes. Church, who appeared as Sandman in the divisive 2007 film, has filmed a role in a mystery projected that he is "not supposed to talk about." However, we know one thing for certain: it isn't a Marvel movie.
"I’m not supposed to talk about it, but I actually have returned, but not in the Marvel world, it’s another world, but it is in that genre of superheroes and supervillains," Church revealed to JoBlo. "I’m not supposed to talk about it, it’s a movie I shot last year. They’re trying to keep it -- and good luck to 'em -- with, y’know, today man, I’m surprised it hasn’t already kinda been revealed."
Since it's not a Marvel film, that rules out any of the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe films. However, it's unclear if Church's tease also excludes the X-Men and Spider-Man properties, which currently belong to Fox and Sony respectively. Sans these Marvel franchises, that leaves DC Films' upcoming Aquaman film and Lionsgate's Hellboy reboot, both of which wrapped filming last year. However, he may yet surprise with another film altogether.
In addition to Spider-Man 3, Church is known for his roles in Sideways, Easy A and Tombstone. His past credits also include We Bought a Zoo, Idiocracy, George of the Jungle and more. Previously, he lent his voice to Regular Show and Teen Titans.