Deadline is reporting Michael Chernus has been cast as Phones Mason (The Tinkerer) in the upcoming film Spiderman: Homecoming. Churns is best known for his role as Cal Chapman in Netflix’s Orange in the New Black. He has also appeared in Men in Black 3, Bourne Legacy, and Captain Phillips.
Some of the details on the role has been revealed. According to Heroic Hollywood.
Now that we’ve got the spoiler warning out of the way, let’s get into these details. Sources have revealed to us that in the Marvel Studios release, The Tinkerer will be an ex-Stark Industries employee who was personally fired by Tony Stark a few years back. Mason will be providing tech to both The Vulture (Michael Keaton) and The Shocker (Bokeem Woodbine) in an attempt to prove to Stark that it was a mistake firing him.