Thursday, September 01, 2016

Zendaya: Being Mary Jane!

Zendaya will play Mary Jane Watson in the Sony movie, Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Actress and singer Zendaya is best known for playing the Disney's sitcoms Shake It Up and K.C. Undercover. She is a slated to play Mary Jane Watson, in the upcoming movie Spider-Man: Homecoming. 

Marvel Entertainment and Sony Pictures will reboot the Spider-Man franchise with a movie slated for release in 2017 with British actor Tom Holland playing the role of the Spider-Man.

Also in the movie Robert Downey, Jr., who will reprise his role as Tony Stark (aka Iron Man) and Marisa Tomei who will play May Parker. Tyne Daly of Cagney and Lacey fame will have a role in the movie as well.

The actress confirms that she will be one of the love interest of Peter Parker (aka Spider-Man). At least one draft has clues that Zendaya playing the role of Mary Jane Watson. 

In the beginning, she was supposed to play Michelle, a classmate of Peter's. They changed that role and promoted Zendaya to play Mary Jane. 

Stan Lee, the legendary creator of Spider-Man and co-founder of Marvel Comics said Zendaya will do "great" in the role. 

"Homecoming" tells the story of Peter Parker as he deals with life as a crime-fighter and an ordinary high school student in Queens. 

Sony once again taking a gamble. The Interview and Ghostbusters were controversial movies were epic disasters at the box office.

The Interview was a controversial movie from Seth Rogen,James Franco and Randall Park. The country of North Korea hacked into the Sony accounts and shamed the executives. The CEO of Sony America was forced to apologize to President Barack Obama after it was revealed that she had said some racially offensive comments about him. The North Korean government warned the actors to never show their faces in the country. 

The Ghostbusters remake was released this year. The movie was sponsored by Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig. The movie reboot had females leading the role. It flopped at the box office. Hackers got into co-star Leslie Jones. It led to the actress being hit with racial attacks and nude pictures being leaked.

Zendaya is coping with her parents divorcing. Her mom Claire Stoermer and father Kazembe Coleman have filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences. 

She took to social media to confirm the news. "My parents ain't been together for a long time, y'all didn't know cause we private+still homies. #lateassnews". 

Any thoughts on Spider-Man: Homecoming having a Black "Mary Jane Watson"?

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