Sony is releasing its Spider-Man spin-off – Madame Web in July next year. According to Deadline, the Dakota Johnson starter movie is coming out on July 7, 2023. Sidney Sweeny would be a part of the film as well, but her character is yet to be confirmed. Though while talking about her role, the actress said she likes to play challenging roles. She loves to surprise her audience with different characters, and people can’t expect what she would do next. S.J. Clarkson is the director of the movie set in Sony’s Spider-Verse. The filming will begin later at the end of this year.
Who is Madame Web?
Published by the Marvel comics, Madame Web first appeared in Amazing Spider-Man #210 the came out in November 1980. She was created by Denny O’Neil and Jon Romita Jr. She is a supporting character in the Spider-Man comic series. In the comics, she is shown as an elderly woman with myasthenia gravis. And she is connected to a life support system that looks like a Spider’s web. Cassandra Webb was born blind, paralyzed, clairvoyant, telepathic, and precognitive mutant.
Firstly, showed to help Spider-Man find a kidnapped victim and was the only mutant to not lose her powers in the Decimation storyline. Later, she was killed off by Sarah and Ana Kravinoff. But she managed to transfer her powers into Julia Carpenter. She is now the new Madame Web. Also, Madame Web is the grandmother of the fourth Spider-Woman, Charlotte Witter. It is unclear which version of the character Dakota Jonson will play.
Madame Web’s announcement reshuffles other movie dates too
Sony has changed the release date of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Part-one) from October 7, 2022, to June 2, 2023. Also, the Part-two of the movie will be comic out on March 29, 2024. This reshuffling of dates means that Sony is releasing its Spider-Man movie in 2023 in a crowded cinema. The movie would be released with Transformer: Rise of The Beasts coming out next week.Madame Web will join the list of Spider-Man spin-offs of Sony, along with Venom. Both Venom and Venom: Let There Be Carnage did well in cinemas. But the recent film, Morbius was hated by the critics and disappointed at the box office. Upcoming projects include Kraven the Hunter starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, an untitled project directed by Olivia Wilde, and a Spider-Man movie.