“They Didn’t Pay Me Enough” – Spider-Man Star Takes Hilarious Dig at Marvel’s Avengers

Published 12/21/2021, 3:45 PM EST


Spider-Man: No Way Home made its debut worldwide recently with over $600.8 million globally by the end of the weekend. Before and following the movie’s launch on December 16, the cast, Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, and Benedict Cumberbatch, have been in various interviews promoting the movie.

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Although they generally stick to talking about the movie. In an interview with late-night talk show host, Jimmy Kimmel revealed something interesting. Jacob Batalon, better known as Ned Leeds, answered a question from a curious fan, revealed why he isn’t in the Marvel’s Avengers video game.

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Why Spider-Man Star Jacob Batalon isn’t in Marvel’s Avengers?

The movie is one of, if not, the best Marvel movies to date competing with the likes of Avengers: Endgame. The fans were in complete awe of every aspect of the movie, from direction and cinematography to comic accuracy, and the movie had the perfect nostalgic factor as well and well-deservedly became the “third biggest global opener of all time” during the weekend, as per trusted media house Deadline.

In the interview with the popular talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, the cast was asked multiple personal and movie-related questions by young children. And the cast had some quirky answers to the innocent questions.

5-year-old Luca’s question was for Jacob Batalon. It was, “Why are you not in the Avengers video game?”

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Jacob Batalon responded, “I’m so sorry I wasn’t in it, man. You know what? They didn’t pay me enough,” leaving everyone chuckling.

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Marvel’s Avengers already features almost every other Avenger such as Black Panther, Thor, Captain America, and others. And in November the game welcomed the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man to its world along with 40 brand-new skins/suits. You can find out everything you need to know about Spider-Man’s Marvel’s Avengers debut here.

The all-time favorite web-slinging superhero is back in theaters. Make sure to watch it as soon as possible to avoid any spoilers.

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And if you’ve already watched the movie, what are your thoughts? Do you like the Spider-Man more in the movie? Or are you a fan of the new Spider-Man variant in Marvel’s Avengers? Comment down below.

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Tanay Grover

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Tanay Grover, an eSports writer for EssentiallySports, is currently pursuing a degree in technology. Before finding his way into the world of eSports, he worked on Social Media management. An enthusiastic soccer player who never played any other game except FIFA, he found his calling when he started playing Valorant and Pokemon GO.

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