According to Entertainment Weekly, this won’t be the first time that the Oscar-winning actor (pictured, via) has appeared in a superhero-themed project. In the past, Simmons portrayed J. Jonah Jameson, the Daily Bugle’s temperamental editor-in-chief, in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man film trilogy.
Here’s more from The Hollywood Reporter: “Justice League, which will be directed by Zack Snyder, sees heroes Batman (Ben Affleck), Superman (Henry Cavill), Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), Aquaman (Jason Momoa), the Flash (Ezra Miller) and Cyborg (Ray Fisher) teaming up to combat a threat beyond each member’s capabilities. Chris Terrio wrote the screenplay for Justice League, which will be released in two parts by Warner Bros.” Part one will hit theaters on November 17, 2017. Part two will follow on June 14, 2019. (via ComicBook.com)