'Spider-Man: Far From Home' casts trans actors in Marvel blockbuster

ABC News | 1/17/2019 | Staff
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The internet was buzzing earlier this week as the first trailer for "Spider-Man: Far From Home" was released by Marvel, featuring Spidey and film star Jake Gyllenhaal as Mysterio.

But the web is also excited about the film for reasons beyond the main players. Marvel has cast trans actor Zach Barack as one of Peter Parker's buddies who travels with him to Venice on a high school field trip.

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The 22-year-old actor hails from Evanston, Illinois and is an actor, singer and comedian. This marks one of the first times a trans actor has been featured in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

In Barack's Instagram posts, you can see the actor alongside good buddy Jacob Batalon, who plays Peter's bestie Ned in the upcoming Marvel film.

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Spider-Man himself, Tom Holland, posted a group shot of the cast, including Barack. The gang is certainly...
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