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Has Tom Holland’s Spider-Man found his MJ in Zendaya?

Zendaya Coleman has reportedly landed a role in the new Spider-Man reboot starring Tom Holland and directed by Jon Watts. The new Spider-Man will make his Marvel debut in the upcoming Captain America: Civil War.

hollywood Updated: Mar 08, 2016 12:43 IST
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Tom Holland will play the friendly neighbourhood Spider Man in the upcoming reboot.

Singer-actor Zendaya Coleman has reportedly landed a role in the new Spider-Man reboot starring Tom Holland.

British actor Tom Holland was revealed as Andrew Garfield’s replacement in the superhero franchise in June last year, reported Deadline.

Jon Watts is directing the film and he has reportedly cast Zendaya as a character named Michelle, which may or may not be a codename for one of Spider-Man’s more popular love interests like Mary Jane Watson or Gwen Stacy.

Watch the trailer for Jon Watts’ Cop Car here

Further details about Zendaya’s role have not been revealed and it is unclear if she will play Holland’s romantic interest or sidekick in the project.

Holland will make his debut as Peter Parker and his alter-ego in Captain America: Civil War in May, before his stand-alone Spider-Man reboot is released in 2017.

Read: How Marvel zeroed in on Tom Holland for Spider-Man

He was cast as the web-slinging superhero last June, after studio bosses at Sony Pictures decided to ditch plans to continue with Garfield as the comic book character in further follow-ups to 2012’s The Amazing Spider-Man and its sequel, and start the movies again.

Watch the trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 here

Read: Not so Marvel-ous: How walkouts, unpleasantries are tainting the brand

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First Published: Mar 08, 2016 12:42 IST