‘Madame Web’ Cast, Plot Details and Release Date
Sony has been hard at work creating its own corner of the Marvel Universe on the big screen. Watch movies like Venom and Morbius, the studio continues to craft stories about Spider-Man’s rogues gallery. Next is directed by Dakota Johnson Madame Web. Here’s everything we know about the latest movie in the Sony Spider-Man universe.
The cast and the team
Dakota Johnson stars alongside an ensemble cast that includes Sydney Sweeney, Celeste O’Connor, Isabela Merced, Emma Roberts, Tahar Rahim and Adam Scott. Outside of confirming that Johnson will play Madame Web, character details for the rest of the cast remain uncovered for now.
Jessica Jones director SJ Clarkson is on board to direct the film with a screenplay by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless (The Last Witch Hunter). Sony Pictures will produce the feature in conjunction with Marvel Entertainment as the final film in the Sony Spider-Man universe.
Who is Madame Web?
Created by writer Denny O’Neil and artist John Romita Jr., Madame Web first appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man #210 in 1980. She appears as an elderly woman with myasthenia gravis, hooked up to a spider’s web-like life support system. However, according to the initial report, the film will likely put a different spin on the character and she will likely serve as Sony’s version of Doctor Strange. The character usually appears when the multiverse of Spider-Man characters converges.
First announced in 2019, the upcoming female-led superhero film will hit theaters on October 6, 2023. The film was previously slated for July 7, 2023 before moving into the fall. Madame Web comes seven months later Kraven the hunterscheduled for release on January 13, 2023.
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