Zendaya to star in new ‘Spider Man’ flick

As if a successful pursuits in acting, music and design weren’t enough, Zendaya is set to add another item to her growing resume.

According to the New York Daily News, The Wrap reported that the 19-year-old will play Mary Jane Watson in the forthcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming film. Zendaya inherits the role from Kirsten Dunst, who played Watson in the Sam Raimi trilogy between 2002 and 2007, says the News.

While her involvement in the film was announced in Marchthe News says it was well-concealed by reports saying Zendaya would play a character named Michelle.

Other big names in Hollywood are set to the share the screen with Zendaya, according to the News, including comedian Hannibal Buress, actress Marisa Tomei and actor Michael Keaton, as well as “British actor Tom Holland, who will take on the role of young Spidey, Peter Parker.”

Fans will, however, have to wait until next summer to catch the blockbuster, as the News reports that it will hit theaters on July 7, 2017.

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