Laura Harrier Initially Thought Zendaya Bought Her ‘Spider-Man’ Position, Praises Marvel for Hiring Two Black Actresses as Leads

Laura Harrier is opening up in regards to the casting course of for Spider-Man: Homecoming and the way she initially thought her function went to Zendaya.

The 30-year-old actress says that when she heard Zendaya was solid within the film, she nonetheless hadn’t heard again from producers and figured her function went to her.

“After I did my display take a look at for Spider-Man, earlier than I had heard something, it got here out a number of weeks later that Zendaya was going to be solid in it, so I simply figured I hadn’t received the job. She will need to have,” Laura stated in a brand new interview with Porter. “I referred to as my agent and so they reassured me I used to be nonetheless within the working.”

Laura added, “I assumed it was unimaginable and ground-breaking of Marvel to place us each in these roles and to not make it about our blackness. We have been simply ladies who went to a faculty in New York and that’s what New York Metropolis appears like; movies ought to replicate that. We had one of the best time making that film. Zendaya and I are mates now and I’m actually grateful for her.”

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