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Zendaya Opens Up About Her 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Audition Process

Zendaya Opens Up About Her 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Audition Process

Zendaya stuns (as usual) in her latest photo shoot for Vanity Fair. (See the full pic in our gallery below!)

Here’s what the 20-year-old actress had to share with the mag:

On her first earliest performances: “I fell in love with theater at a young age. I was that weird eight-year-old who actually appreciated Shakespeare. I loved singing and dancing and putting on performances for my parents.”

On making her big-screen debut as Michelle, Peter Parker’s nerdy classmate, in the highly anticipated Spider-Man: Homecoming: “I auditioned, did my screen test, and waited like everyone else. It was important to me that my first movie be great – I didn’t care if I had one line.”

On her aspirations: “I have a billion dreams, and I want to use my platform to help people. I’ve been given this power and I have to start conversations that are bigger than myself.”

Watch Zendaya talk about her views on makeup in the video below!

For more from Zendaya, head to VanityFair.com.

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Photos: Miguel Reveriego exclusively for Vanity Fair
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  • tom

    She was cast because she’s mestiza, but i bet she thinks otherwise.

  • Jason Scarce

    No she’s not. She’s of both black and white decent.