'Spider-Man: Homecoming' adds 'Nice Guys' breakout Angourie Rice (Exclusive)

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Angourie Rice Joins Cast of 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

Angourie Rice, who recently had a breakout performance in buddy cop movie The Nice Guys opposite Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe, has been cast in Marvel and Sony's Spider-Man: Homecoming.

The Australian actress joins Tom Holland, who is starring as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in a story that takes the character back to his high school roots. (Holland made his first big-screen appearance as the web-slinger in Marvel's Captain America: Civil War.)

Jon Watts is directing the film, which has put together a strong cast that includes Michael Keaton, Marisa Tomei, Zendaya, Robert Downey Jr., Donald Glover, Logan Marshall-Green and Tony Revolori.

Character details for Rice are being kept under wraps, as has been the case with many of the roles in the film, which is currently shooting in Atlanta. Marvel and Sony had no comment on Rice's casting.

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Amy Pascal and Marvel's Kevin Feige are producing the reboot, which is slated to hit theaters July 7, 2017.

Rice attended the Cannes Film Festival in May with Shane Black's The Nice Guys, where the film had its world premiere. She played the daughter of Gosling's character, who tags along as they try to find a missing woman. The actress also wrapped work on indie Jasper Jones with stars Hugo Weaving and Toni Collette.

Rice is repped by WME and Catherine Poulton Management in Australia.

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