We return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe through the Spider Man franchise. And no, we’re not talking about Tom Holland and Zendaya possibly reprising their roles in Spiderman 4. A new female-led spin-off movie is in the works. Dakota Johnson to star as Sony’s first female superhero in standalone film Madame Web.
Details on the highly anticipated film have slowly been released, but we’ve secured some details in the cast and synopsis. Find out everything we know about Madame Web.
Who is in Madame Web?
Isabela Merced is the latest celebrity to join the cast of Madame Web. Deadline confirmed that the Tony-nominated actress’ addition to the film on June 1. Isabela, known for her roles in nice girl and untamed spirit, confirmed the news by repost DeadlineInstagram story with the caption “👀🕷”. Her co-star Sydney Sweeney lent her support by commenting on two fire emojis on Isabela’s post.
May 24, Deadline confirmed that Celeste O’Connor had signed on to appear in Madame Web. The actor’s exact role in the film has yet to be announced. Celeste has already starred in Ghostbusters: Afterlife and currently plays in Paramount+ The in-between alongside Joey King.
Deadline also confirmed that Euphoria Breakout star Sydney Sweeney will also join the cast of Madame Web in an unnamed role.
what will be Madame Web wear on?
According Deadline, Madame Web “will be an origin story of the seer, whose psychic abilities allow her to see into the world of spiders.” If the film will be solely based on the Madame Web comic series, viewers are in for a treat. Madame Web, a mutant, first appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man comic #210. Suffering from a life of blindness and a chronic autoimmune disease, Cassandra Webb, an elderly woman, experienced great neurological deterioration throughout her life. According wonder, she specializes in predicting the future of Spider-related superheroes. She even mentored Spider-Man and led a group of superheroes that would come to be called Spider-Woman.
Madame Web was placed in a coma and suffered short-term memory loss after trying to help Spider-Man prevent the assassination of a political figure. Once she regains her memory, she reunites with Spider-Man and asks him to retrieve one of the required artifact fragments that would aid in the Gathering of Five’s arcane ritual to save his life. Of the five options knowledge, power, immortality, madness, or death, Spider-Man helps her receive immortality, which helps her return to a younger, healthier version of herself.
Has Madame Web already started filming?
Yes! According The Register of Patriots, Madame Web is set to begin filming July 11, 2022 in and around Boston. The crew will also be filming in a local fighter jet hangar called the Hangout, which spans over 33,000 square feet.
The production is currently looking for experienced extras and paramedics, law enforcement, firefighters and precision drivers to fill background roles, listing the film under the code name “Claire” in a call for cast posted by Kendall CooperCasting. Madame Web production is also currently looking for cars from 2003 or earlier.
When will Madame Web be released?
The first of its kind for Sony Pictures, Madame Web is currently slated for release on July 7, 2023.
Jasmine Washington is associate editor of Seventeen, covering beauty and pop culture. When her head isn’t buried in the latest romance release Love Belvin, she shuts down all things Beyoncé and binge “Married at First Sight.” You can find her indulging her beauty addiction at Sephora, or somewhere on the hunt for the world’s best tacos.