Why J. Jonah Jameson Has Different Look

  • J.K. Simmons will be returning as J. Jonah Jameson “Spider-Man: No Way Home.”
  • He was asked to play the role again, but he was informed that they wanted Jameson to be a different actor.
  • “It was a negotiation then,”Simmons spoke to Josh Horowitz about the “Happy, Sad, Confused” podcast.

J.K. Simmons will be reprising his role in December as Daily Bugle editor J. Jonah Jameson “Spider-Man: No Way Home,”But he won’t be the Jameson fan that Tobey Maguire made famous in his Spidey trilogy. 

The distinctive flat-top hairstyle is no more. Jameson is now the host of TheDailyBugle.netThe balding is the opposite.

J Jonah Jameson in 2019

J.J. Jameson was the first to debut his new look in 2019. “Spider-Man: Far From Home.”

Sony Pictures

This is the look that the actor initially questioned when he was asked if he would return to the role at the end 2019 as a secret cameo. “Spider-Man: Far From Home” before joining “No Way Home.”

“Honestly, I kind of wish he still had the same hair,”Simmons stated this in a new interview with Josh Horowitz The following are the “Happy, Sad, Confused” podcast.

Simmons stated that Simmons would be returning to “Far From Home”This seemed like an unplanned addition. When he got to the meeting, he seemed a bit late. “all the big wigs at Sony”After they agreed to his return, he was informed that they were filming the scene. “the day after tomorrow.”

These details were only a few.

“No, we don’t want you to have the flat-top hair cut and I was like, ‘Wait, wait, wait. What?'”Simmons revealed that Jameson wanted a new look after he discovered it. 

“Yeah, we don’t want the cigar and the mustache,”Simmons claimed that Simmons was told that the staples were a comic-book character of the newspaper editor. “So, it was a negotiation then at that point.”

Simmons did not win the hair competition, but as you can see, he was victorious. “Far From Home”And the “No Way Home”Trailers, he does indeed have the’stache.

J. Jonah Jameson in Spider-Man: Far From Home

How J. Jonah Jameson looks in “Spider-Man: Far From Home.”

Columbia Pictures

“Obviously, the most important thing is that he’s still the same blowhard and he does have the same damn mustache, close to it, and cigar at least,”Simmons said. 

Collider was told by the actor that he was “a good actor” in 2020.Very attached“To what he did previously with Jameson In the Tobey Maguire Spidey Trilogy, but because they needed him to appear in a fast turnaround, they didn’t have the time to make him an wig. The compromise included a loss of hair.

Are we seeing a completely different Jameson? “No Way Home”?


“I think it’s a slightly different version,”Simmons spoke of Jameson, which we will see on the screen. “Certainly, from the creators of this iteration of the story, it’s a very different character. To me, it’s a slightly different character. It’s the same blowhard… the same guy with less hair.”

JK Simmons as J. Jonah Jameson in "Spider-Man: No Way Home."

In a new trailer, J.K. Simmons plays J. Jonah Jameson. “Spider-Man: No Way Home.”

Marvel Studios/Sony Picutres

It makes sense. “No Way Home”is embracing the idea of the multiverse. 

Simmons joins Jamie Foxx and Alfred Molina in reprising their roles from Sony’s Other. “Spider-Man”Movies to collide in the new film with Tom Holland’s Peter Parker version.

In the film, which will be out next month. Peter tries to get Doctor Strange cast a spell that would make everyone forget he is Spider-Man. The spell goes wrong and Peter is able to see characters from other Spider-Man films. 

Peter Parker and Doctor Strange in Spider-Man: No Way Home

Doctor Strange tries to cast a spell inside “Spider-Man: No Way Home,”Peter Parker, however, intervenes.

Matt Kennedy/Marvel, Columbia Pictures

Simmons will likely play a multiverse Jameson. “No Way Home”He exists in Tom Holland’s Spidey universe but is slightly different than his Tobey Maguire character. You can be sure that Jameson, the top-cut, is still in Sony’s SpiderVerse. Perhaps we will even see him.

Simmons said that he didn’t think Jameson would be seen in the sequel. 

“As is appropriate for that character, he’s just a little kind of comic relief thing that gets sprinkled lightly into the movie,”Simmons spoke highly about his character.

You can still get J.J. Jameson’s music on a new device. The Daily Bugle’s Tik Tok channelThis week,, was launched. 

“Spider-Man: No Way Home”December 17, in theatres

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