Emma Roberts joins “Madame Web”, the new film from Sony and Marvel

Emma Roberts joins the cast of “Madame Web”, the new film that Sony Pictures is preparing with Marvel, adapting the comic and character created by writer Denny O’Neil and artist John Romita, Jr. (1980). This was announced in the last hours, the American specialized media Deadline, detailing that the incorporation of Roberts will be his debut in superhero cinema, a project he heads after finishing the production of the romantic comedy “Maybe I Do”, along with Diane Keaton, Susan Sarandon and Richard Gere.

Emma Roberts joins “Madame Web”

“Madame Web” stars Dakota Johnson (who comes from “The Dark Daughter”) and is directed by filmmaker SJ Clarkson who already has experience in Marvel superhero cinema since she was a producer of the series “Jessica Jones”.

With a script by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless (“Morbius”), the star of “Euphoria”, Sydney Sweeney, Celeste O’Connor (“Ghostbusters: the Legacy”), Isabela Merced (“Dora and the Lost City”) and Tahar Rahim (“The Snake”) are already confirmed in the cast. Madame Web” is part of the next big releases of Sony, which is working on expanding as much as possible the Spider-Man universe, something we saw with films like “Venom” (2018) and “Venom: Carnage released” (2021) with Tom Hardy, “Morbius” (2022) with Jared Leto, and the next “Kraven the Hunter” with Aaron Taylor-Johnson (who played Pietro Maximoff in “Avengers: The Age of Ultron”); to the animated “Spider-Man: A New Universe” (2019) and its imminent sequel “Spider-Man Across The Spider-Verse”.

Madame Web

All these films are not part of the well-known MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe, for its acronym in English and as the set of interconnected films and series is known), except for the films of the franchise “The Amazing Spider-Man”, starring Andrew Garfield, which changed after the premiere of “Spider-Man No Way Home”.Who is “Madame Web”, character that will be the first Sony film starring a female character?
Her secret identity is Cassandra Webb and she first appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man (universe kraven also comes from) #210. It is a precognitive and clairvoyant mutant who first appeared to help Spider-Man find a kidnapping victim, and even came to know the secret identity of the aránido.

Madame Web in “The Amazing Spider-Man”

However, she is usually represented as an old woman connected to a life support system as a kind of spider web, she is even the grandmother of the fourth Spider-Woman, Charlotte Witter.Even with these abilities, her character is one of the secondary ones of the story, so that the project will seek to modify things a lot and thus take her with drums and pochoclos to the big screen.
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