Zendaya has joined Marisa Tomei and Tom Holland as cast of the upcoming Marvel's "Spider-Man" reboot.
According to a report by Deadline, Zendaya would be joining the cast of the upcoming Marvel's "Spider-Man" reboot.
Contrary to several reports of the actress landing a lead role, The Hollywood Reporter says "it's not a lead role." According to Borys of THR, the casting is part of Marvel's intention to go heavily non-white with the "Spider-Man" supporting cast.
Zendaya is joining Academy Award-winning actress Marisa Tomei, who is set to star as "Aunt May," the adoptive mother of Peter Parker.
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Lead actor of the film, Peter Parker, will be played by Tom Holland.
To be directed by Jon Watts, the next Spider-Man film debuts in theaters in IMAX and 3D on July 28, 2017. Sony Pictures will finance and release the next installment of the $4 billion Spider-Man franchise on July 28, 2017.
Spider-Man is currently the most successful franchise in the history of Sony Pictures.