Jake Gyllenhaal plays Quentin Beck — aka Mysterio — in the upcoming Spider-Man: Far From Home. Mysterio has a flair for theatrics, with his flashy powers (green mist! weird occult-looking symbols!) and dramatic costume (a cape, armored chestplate, and a domed head? Iconic.) Gyllenhaal meanwhile has taken the opportunity to really let his bonkers side go wild.
Evidence? This Instagram video where he sadly eats a meal of fish and chips and beer while in the Mysterio fishbowl helmet — and straight up just shoves the halibut into the plastic dome.
“This should have been our post credits tag,” commented Spider-Man: Far From Home director Jon Watts.
This isn’t the only hilarious thing that Gyllenhaal’s been up to on this whole press tour.
He and co-star Tom Holland appeared at the premiere dressed in complementing shiny jewel-toned shirts and jackets. The looks were refreshing in a sea of black tuxedos, but some quickly pointed out a similarity between Holland and Gyllenhaal’s outfits and The Roxbury Guys. The long-running Saturday Night Live sketch turned 1998 movie satirized nightclub culture — and also started airing while Tom Holland was in the womb. It might be a deep cut, but the resemblance is striking.
The duo also appeared on BBC’s Radio 1, doing a bit called unpopular opinion, where listeners call in to voice unpopular opinions and guests weigh in. Gyllenhaal revealed to the world his passion for Jamaican dancehall rapper Sean Paul. The whole video is rather funny, but skip to 3:23 on for Gyllenhaal’s passionate defense, some quick banter with Tom Holland (who calls him father?!) and a bit of freestyle Sean Paul riffs.