Willem Dafoe wore a cloak to keep his secrets

  • Willem Dafoe spoke out about his involvement in “Spider-Man: No Way Home”in a new interview. 
  • Dafoe claimed that he had to wear an apron and ride in tinted vehicles to keep his job secret.
  • Jimmy Fallon was informed by the actor that he could not stay around town in case he got suspicion. 

Willem Dafoe stated that he had made great efforts to ensure his return as Green Goblin/Norman Osborn. “Spider-Man: No Way Home”Keep it secret when filming. 

“When I’d go to set, they’d put me in a black cloak and always have me in a car with dark windows and they didn’t want me hanging out any place because they didn’t want anyone to know I was in town making a movie,”Dafoe spoke during a virtual AppearanceNBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”Thursday

“And I didn’t think it would work, but actually, it did,”Dafoe was the villain in Sam Raimi’s Spidey trilogy, which was released between 2002-2007.

“And only just before the movie was released, they started kind of hinting [at] things in the trailers,”He said. “So, it was cool.”

Willem Dafoe as Green Goblin in "Spider-Man: No Way Home."

Willem Dafoe in Green Goblin “Spider-Man: No Way Home.”

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The trailer that started it all “Spider-Man: No Way Home,”This marks Tom Holland’s sixth appearance in the title Marvel web-slinger role, and was released in August. 

The trailer showed how visitors arrive from other universes after a spell is cast by Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), which was meant to make everyone forget that Peter Parker’s Spider-Man.

As a result, villains from Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield’s standalone Spidey franchises — like Dafoe’s Green Goblin and Alfred Molina’s Doc Ock — appear in this universe. 

Three months later, the second trailer showed Holland’s Spidey meeting Rhys Ifans, who was displaying his Lizard. “The Amazing Spider-Man,”Jamie Foxx’s Electro “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,”Thomas Haden Church’s Sandman, Sam Raimi “Spider-Man 3.”

Electro, Sandman, and Lizard in "Spider-Man: No Way Home."

Electro, Sandman and Lizard “Spider-Man: No Way Home.”

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Holland spoke previously about his first encounter with Dafoe while on the set of “NWH”Insider attended a trailer release party in LA. 

“I just sort of bumped into this guy in a cloak and was like, ‘Watch out, mate,'”Holland stated. “He took his hood off and I almost got really scared. I was like, ‘Oh shit. The Goblin’s here.'”

Interviews with Dafoe revealed that he was willing to play the role again as long as it wasn’t a recurring one. “power cameo.”The veteran actor insists on doing his stunts in the film.  

Dafoe has been widely praised by fans since December 17th, when the film was released. Some have even said that he surpassed his performance of nearly two decades earlier. 

“Spider-Man: No Way Home”Now in Theaters

Watch Dafoe’s interview at the Video below.

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