Zendaya Coleman will be seen in the Sony and Marvel’s Spider-Man reboot. She will join Tom Holland who is set to play Peter Parker in the movie.
Zendaya has been reportedly cast in the Spider-Man reboot in the role of Michelle, according to Deadline. She was one of the many actresses who were tested for this role. However, not much has been revealed about her character Michelle in the reboot. If we go according to the comic book, Parker is romantically involved with Mary Jane and Gwen. Michelle is one character that has left the viewers thinking about her mysterious role.
Meanwhile, IGN reported that she might play the character ?Michele Gonzales? who was first seen in ?The Amazing Spider-Man #592 and later became Peter Parker’s roommate and possible love interest.?
Spider-Man reboot will be Holland?s first solo venture that is set to release next year. The actor bagged the role of Parker in 2015. According to Deadline, while casting Parker for the reboot, producer Amy Pascal said, ??With Tom, we?ve found the perfect actor to bring Spider-Man?s story into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.? Meanwhile, viewers can watch him in the role of Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War that is scheduled to release on May 6.
The reboot will also be one of the biggest breaks for the pop sensation Zendaya. Fans and viewers saw her In 2010 when she made her television debut in the popular tween comedy series Shake It Up with Bella Thorne. Zendaya was also cast on the sixteenth season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars in 2013. Currently, she is seen playing the lead character K.C. Cooper in Disney Channel original series K.C. Undercover.
Apart from Holland and Coleman, American actress Marisa Tomei is set to play the role of Aunt May in the movie, according to Movieweb. Some of the movies in which Tomie has acted are What Women Want (2000), Wild Hogs (2007), The Wrestler (2008) and Parental Guidance (2012). She also received a special award at Drama Desk Awards for her performance in the play The Realistic Joneses.
The untitled Spider-Man reboot will be directed by Jon Watts (Cop Car). The movie is set to release on July 7, 2017.