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Zendaya: Spider-Man role announced

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Zendaya is swinging into the cast of Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man reboot.

The actress and singer has been cast alongside Tom Holland in the film, EW has confirmed.

Holland will star as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the new take on the web-slinger, which will be directed by Jon Watts (Cop Car) and due out in 2017. Marvel boss Kevin Feige has previously said the as-yet-untitled film will be inspired by John Hughes movies and will not be an origin story.

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Zendaya’s role is currently being kept under wraps. Her casting was first reported by Deadline.

Before his solo cinematic outing hits theaters, Holland will be seen as Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War, which arrives on May 6. 

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