Spider-Man Star Jacob Batalon Shows Off Weight Loss and Reveals New Look for Third Movie

The actor plays Peter Parker's best friend Ned Leeds in the Spider-Man series

Jacob Batalon
Jacob Batalon. Photo: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic; Jacob Batalon/Instagram

Jacob Batalon is revealing a significant change in his appearance.

The Spider-Man star, who plays Peter Parker's best friend Ned Leeds, recently showed off his major weight loss on Instagram for his upcoming role in the untitled third Spider-Man movie, which is currently filming.

Earlier this month, Batalon posted a full-body mirror selfie on Instagram, in which he addressed his new look. In the picture, the actor shows off his slim look in an unbuttoned brown jacket and dark jeans. The star accessorized the outfit with a pale blue beanie and gold chain necklaces.

"Don't try to get at me...imma be vibin all day🦦🤙🏽😏🍍🔥cheee😝by the way, while I appreciate the concern, people can stop telling me to lose weight now🧏🏼‍♀️," the actor captioned the photo.

Several celebrities replied to the post, congratulating him on his health achievement.

Harry Holland, Spider-Man star Tom Holland's brother, replied "Wow 😍,' while Captain America actor Colin Ford added "💪🏼 killing it bro!!!"

Tom Holland and Jacob Batalon
Tom Holland/Instagram

Let It Snow actor Matthew Noska replied, "You look damn good G! Keep grinding 💪🏽💪🏽💪🏽" and Spider-Man stunt double Imogen Leaver added, "Smashed it! Looking great 🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼."

Sony Pictures announced a third Spider-Man film will be produced by Disney's Marvel Studios last September, weeks after the two powerhouse studios couldn't reach an agreement for Holland's fan-favorite superhero to remain in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

The movie is set to hit theaters on Dec. 17, 2021, with Marvel president Kevin Feige once again stepping in as producer.

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