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Zendaya joins Spider-Man reboot cast, reports say

Singer-actress Zendaya is joining the cast of the

Singer-actress Zendaya is joining the cast of the upcoming Spider-Man film starring Tom Holland as the teenage superhero. Above, Zendaya attends the 2016 ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood awards luncheon at on Feb. 25, 2016, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Credit: Getty Images for ESSENCE / Earl Gibson III

Singer-actress Zendaya reportedly has been cast in Sony and Marvel Studios’ upcoming Spider-Man reboot. reported Monday that the 19-year-old former Disney Channel star and 2013 “Dancing With the Stars” competitor will play a character named Michelle.

In comics published in 2009 and 2010, attorney Michele Gonzales was the roommate, and in at least one instance bedmate, of Spider-Man’s alter ego, Peter Parker.

However, the currently untitled film, starring Tom Holland as the web-swinging Marvel superhero, takes place during a teenaged Parker’s high-school days. Marisa Tomei already has been cast as Peter’s Aunt May.

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