Is Zendaya Spider-Man's New Mary Jane?

​The 19-year-old is rumoured to be playing the famous comic book role

Anything Kirsten Dunst and Emma Stone can do, Zendaya can do better.

Well, if the recent news about the actress' new role in the Spider-Man franchise is anything to go by, this might be the case.

According to The Wrap, the 19-year-old former Disney star will reportedly play Mary Jane Watson in the famous Marvel/Disney collaboration.

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The actress was cast in the reboot, Spider-Man: Homecoming back earlier this year but her character was originally said to be called Michelle. 

However, the rumour mill has gone into overdrive as it's thought the red carpet A-lister will in fact now play Peter Parker's love interest, Mary Jane Watson – otherwise known as M.J.

'At least one recent draft of the script has Zendaya's character dropping several clues to her identity as Mary Jane,' reports The Wrap.

What a tangled web Hollywood weaves. 

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