In the movie Spider-Man: No Way Home there were not only other versions of the title character (known from other film series), but also the antagonists they faced in them. He made his return in the show Alfred Molina known for his role as Doc Octopus from the movie Spiderman 2 from 2004.
Fans may remember that long before the premiere of the film, when there were still many unknowns around it, the actor revealed his participation in the project. In an interview with Radio Times, Molina recalls how Kevin Feige, head of Marvel Studios, reacted to this.
I got into a bit of trouble with that statement, because I blew steam out of my mouth quite innocently. I was just talking to a journalist who asked, “How’s the new Spider-Man movie going?” And I was like, “Oh, thanks a lot, okay.” Then literally the next day Variety wrote something like “Alfred Molina Reveals Doc-Ock Returns.”
The actor adds that Feige was not happy about it.
I got into trouble. I was getting calls from Amy Pascal, and Kevin Feige was asked about a Marvel movie somewhere on the red carpet, and he obviously got grumpy about the situation and said, “Ask Alfred Molina.”
We can read on The Direct that Feige is considered an extremely good and calm person in the industry, so although the actor did not reveal this in the interview, it is likely that the actor will be fined for breaking the NDA (confidentiality trust principle).