Zendaya channels Kirsten Dunst's Mary Jane from Spider-Man, shares photo of new look: 'Time for a change'

Dec 18, 2021 11:22 AM IST

Zendaya shared a new picture of her latest look and wrote: “It was time for a change”. Check out the picture here.

Actor-singer Zendaya gave her fans a glimpse of her new look with a fresh hairdo, a day ahead of the release of her new film Spider-Man: No Way Home in the US. Taking to Instagram on Thursday, Zendaya shared a selfie, sporting an auburn-coloured long bob hairstyle.

Zendaya debuts her new look.
Zendaya debuts her new look.

In the mirror selfie clicked what appears to be in a bathroom, Zendaya channels Spider-Man's Mary Jane aka MJ’s iconic red hair. The look appears to be inspired by what was originally seen on Kirsten Dunst in Tobey Maguire-led Spider-Man movies. Zendaya's shoulder-length hair was parted in the middle. In the photo, she wore a floral ensemble. Alongside the selfie, she captioned it, "It was time for a change."

Zendaya features in Spider-Man: No Way Home.
Zendaya features in Spider-Man: No Way Home.

Kirsten Dunst had also sported the auburn-hair look when she played the role of Mary Jane in Spider-Man films between 2002 and 2007 opposite Tobey Maguire. MJ has red hair in the Spider-Man comic books.

Zendaya features in Spider-Man: No Way Home alongside actor Tom Holland who plays Spider-man/Peter Parker. Zendaya and Tom, who are dating in real-life, are featuring together for a Spider-Man movie for the third time. Earlier they starred together in Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home.

The Hindustan Times review of Spider-Man: No Way Home read, "No Way Home picks up immediately after the events of 2019’s Far From Home, with a freshly outed Peter Parker, after Jake Gyllenhaal’s Mysterio broadcasted Spider-Man’s real identity to the entire world. A bewildering media frenzy follows, involving Peter and his loved ones being engulfed by criminal investigations and public trials. Spider-Man becomes a divisive celebrity figure with adoring fans and detractors who resent him. In short, he becomes ‘the most popular person in the world’. Odd, considering I don't remember MCU Spidey being presented as a particularly well-known, world-renowned figure. He was just another hero in a world bursting with them."

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Directed by Jon Watts, in this film Spider-Man’s secret identity is revealed, jeopardising those close to him. Another Marvel character, Doctor Strange, tries to help him but his spell ends up releasing mighty villains. The film also stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Jon Favreau and Marisa Tomei.

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