Entertainment Robert Downey Jr. joins ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ cast Robert Downey, Jr. is set to appear in the Spider-Man reboot. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Frazer Harrison By Daniel Bubbeo firstname.lastname@example.org @dbubbeo1014 April 23, 2016 8:43 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Iron Man and Spider-Man are about to meet again. Actor Robert Downey Jr. has joined the cast of Marvel Comics’ and Sony Pictures’ “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” a reboot of the superhero franchise starring Tom Holland as the webslinger, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Downey and Holland’s characters will first encounter one another in “Captain America: Civil War,” which opens May 6 and marks Holland’s debut as Peter Parker/Spider-Man. Also in the cast of “Homecoming,” which is set to come out next summer, are Marisa Tomei (as Parker’s Aunt May), Zendaya and Tony Revolori (“The Grand Budapest Hotel.”) By Daniel Bubbeo email@example.com @dbubbeo1014 Daniel Bubbeo is an assistant entertainment editor and has been with Newsday since 2000. He edits Long Island arts and technology coverage. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.