Zendaya's Spider-Man: Homecoming Character Has Finally Been Revealed

People have finally figured out who Zendaya is playing in Spider-Man: Homecoming and it's certainly nothing like Mary-Jane Watson.

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It's crazy to think that in less than a month, we'll finally get the chance to see Spider-Man: Homecoming,15 years after Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst stole our hearts with that upside down kiss (which we've tried, by the way, and can confirm it is near impossible to recreate without a trip to A&E).

However, while the focus might currently be on British actor Tom Holland who has taken up the role of web-slinging superhero, Peter Paker (aka Spidey), our focus is on former Disney star and feminist icon, Zendaya.

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Until now, all we've known about Zendaya's role in the film is that she will the female lead character, Michelle.

However, Nerdist appears to have found out new details as to the 20-year-old actress' character and let's just say, you're in for a treat.

Look, if you don't want to know more about Zendaya's character – as is Marvel's wish – we advise you stop reading right about...now.

How about now?

Oh, look what happened. We knew you wouldn't be able to resist.

According to the interview show, a junior novel companion to the upcoming Marvel film reveals Zendaya's character's full name is Michelle Toomes.

For the most diehard of Marvel fans, you might recognise the character's surname as it's also that of Adrian, perhaps better known as Homecoming's villain, The Vulture (Michael Keaton).

Zendaya and Tom Holland

This revelation is making our Spidey sense tingle because we think it suggests Zendaya is playing The Vulture's daughter, which kind of makes sense seeing as she said she's not playing Mary-Jane Watson.

So, will Zendaya be a villain like her father or a Luke Skywalker-type hero who saves Spider-Man? After all, we doubt she'll be playing a damsel in distress if her comments about the power of women and our bodies is anything to go by.

Only time will tell.

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