Entertainment Movies Kirsten Dunst Says She Would Play Mary Jane in 'Spider-Man' Again: 'That Would Be Fun' "I'd be old MJ at this point with little Spidey babies," Kirsten Dunst joked in an interview with Variety By Glenn Garner Glenn Garner Instagram Twitter Glenn Garner is a Writer/Reporter who works heavily with PEOPLE's Movies and TV verticals. Since graduating from Northern Arizona University with a dual major in journalism and photography, he got his professional start at OUT Magazine, The Advocate and Teen Vogue, and he's since consistently kept his finger on the pulse of the LGBTQ community. His first book The Guncle Guide was released in 2020 and was featured on Katie Couric's list of 100 recommended books of the year. People Editorial Guidelines Published on November 14, 2021 08:52 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Columbia/Courtesy Everett Collection; Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Kirsten Dunst is open to joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The three-time Golden Globe nominee, 39, said she's not opposed to reprising her role as Mary Jane Watson in an upcoming Spider-Man movie during an interview with Variety. "I would do it. Why not? That would be fun," she said. "I would never say no to something like that," Dunst added, before joking: "I'd be old MJ at this point with little Spidey babies." Kirsten Dunst Gets Candid About Her Struggle with Depression: 'I Sat In It for Too Long' Dunst starred opposite Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker's love interest in director Sam Raimi's Spider-Man (2002), Spider-Man 2 (2004) and Spider-Man 3 (2007). With Alfred Molina reprising his role as Doc Ock from Spider-Man 2 in the upcoming Spider-Man: No Way Home, there's been plenty of fan speculation that Maguire, 46, and other previous stars from the franchise will make surprise cameos — including Andrew Garfield, who took on the superhero role for The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014). Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst in Spider-Man (2002). Columbia/Marvel/Kobal/Shutterstock Although Dunst sounds happy to return to the franchise, she refuses to be known only for the role. She previously called out a fan who wrote on Twitter that she was "best known for her role as Spiderman's girlfriend." "I don't really look at Twitter and stuff, I'm not really a social media girl," she said on The Talk in 2019. "But I was looking for the show and everything. I read it too and I was just like, 'Yeah, that's pretty s-----.' You know what I mean?" "I was proud that my fans and everyone rallied around and supported me. It was a very ignorant tweet and it was done probably very carelessly by a man," Dunst added. RELATED VIDEO: Surprise! Kirsten Dunst Is Pregnant with Baby No. 2, Debuts Growing Bump on W Magazine Cover In 2019, Kate Bosworth revealed that she auditioned for the role of MJ. "I tanked it really, really badly," she said on Watch What Happens Live, adding that Dunst was a "perfect" choice.