Spider-Man: Homecoming has managed to keep a few secrets close to the chest, including who exactly actress Jona Xiao is playing.
Much of the mystery has surrounded Zendaya's casting, but in an interview with Polygon the focus was on Xiao, who was being very careful with her words. “I really don’t think I can say much of anything,” Xiao joked. “Everything I say could be taken as a spoiler.”
While she wouldn't reveal what the character's name is or her affiliation, she did drop a few hints, saying “One of the actors I got to work with was Marisa Tomei [Aunt May]. It was very exciting to work with someone I’ve respected for so long. She actually cast me in my role. She was a part of the team who got to select the actor for that particular role.”
With Tomei having such an active part in the casting, that might mean Xiao has a deeper involvement with Peter's Tom Holland.
Xiao also said, “My character is part of a revelation that happens in the film, at a very dramatic point". Could that mean a twist involving the Vulture? Or maybe it has something to do with Mary Jane, who at this point has not been confirmed for the film but many
So many questions, but the good news is the movie is almost here to answer them.
Spider-Man: Homecoming currently has a 4.14 out of 5 on ComicBook.com's anticipation rankings, and you can view the full description below.
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
The cast includes Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Jacob
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is in theaters now. Spider-Man: Homecoming lands on July 7, 2017, followed by Thor: Ragnarok on November 3, 2017. After that Black Panther debuts on February 16, 2018, while Avengers: Infinity War hits theaters on May 4, 2018. Ant-Man and the Wasp