Newswire: Kenneth Choi to do a Marvel double-dip with Spider-Man: Homecoming

Kenneth Choi recently role as Judge Lance Ito on American Crime Story, but comics (and comic-book movie) fans may recall him from somewhere else—as Japanese POW-turned-Captain America sidekick Jim Morita from 2011’s Captain America: The First Avenger (and Agents OF S.H.I.E.L.D.) Well, now Morita is set to dunk his actorly chip back in the tasty seven-layer dip of Marvel intellectual property, as Deadline reports that he’s been in cast in Sony’s upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming.

See, although Spider-Man himself is allowed to travel freely between the worlds of Sony—which owns movie rights to the character—and Disney—which owns Marvel Studios and its MCU—otherwise, the films constitute cinematic universes unto themselves. (The Spider-Man movies even seem to occupy different worlds from each other, as Sony sends the webslinger down the cinematic rabbit hole of re-telling his origin story every couple …

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