Zendaya Didn’t Know She Was Auditioning For ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

Spider-Man Zendaya MichelleOne of the big characters in Spider-Man: Homecoming is Zendaya’s Michelle, a classmate of Tom Holland’s Peter Parker. Zendaya recently appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to talk about the new Marvel film that is finally hitting theaters next month.

When she was talking about getting the Michelle role, Zendaya revealed that she didn’t know she was even auditioning for Spider-Man: Homecoming. All she knew was that she was auditioning for a “Girl In Movie” role.

“No, I did not! I knew I was auditioning for ‘Girl In Movie’, it was great getting into character [laughs] In fact, I didn’t actually even know what kind of character [it was], because my character is very interesting. She is kind of a loner; she is super-intellectual, very dug-dry humor with one-liners, pops in and pops out. I didn’t even know what character I was going to play until I got there and sign the Non-Disclosure and then read the script.”

Zendaya also talked about her experience shooting the film and she felt she was initially participating in a teen coming-of-age film. It was until the trailers for Spider-Man: Homecoming started coming out when Zendaya realized what she was taking part of.

“Exactly, because I’m in the Peter Parker side of Spider-Man’s life. So everything that I shot, when we were shooting just felt like I was shooting this awkward teen coming-of-age comedy kind of thing and then you realize, when the trailers were starting to come out, that ‘Wow, this is a Spider-Man movie! This is action, it’s going down!’”

We also got a new preview clip released during her visit on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon which you can see below. The clip features her butting heads with Peter and Jacob Batalon’s character Ned.

“A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Tom Holland), who made his sensational debut in Captain America: Civil War, begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May (Marisa Tomei), under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.). Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine – distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man – but when the Vulture (Michael Keaton) emerges as a new villain, everything that Peter holds most important will be threatened.”

Jon Watts’ Spider-Man: Homecoming, starring Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Tony Revolori, Tyne Daly and Bokeem Woodbine, as well as Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Jon Favreau, Michael Chernus, Kenneth Choi, Hannibal Buress, Martin Starr, Michael Barbieri, Angourie Rice and Abraham Attah, opens on Friday, July 7.

Source: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Marvel Cinematic Universe Post-Credits Scenes, Ranked From Worst To Best

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MarvelThe Marvel Cinematic Universe so far has had a staggering total of fourteen films since 2008. That is a lot of Marvel content that has made a lot of Marvel comics and film fans extremely happy. The range of heroes and the universe they built has been quite a feat. One of the things that nearly everyone looks forward to when seeing these films is the trademark post-credits scene. The scene that you wait through a long list of credits to finally get to and the quality of these scenes vary from awesome and extremely necessary to throw away moments.  It all depends on the vision of the director and where they are at in each phase. With this scenes being heavily talked about and debated it’s a perfect element to analyze.

Here are all the Marvel Cinematic Universe post-credits scenes ranked from worst to best! Click Next to continue…

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Andy Behbakht

Andy Behbakht is an online entertainment journalist who has been covering television and movies since 2010. In addition, he is also a podcast producer.