Dakota Johnson Is Set to Play ‘Madame Web’ With Emma Roberts On Board


Dakota Johnson goes to be the most recent super-hero, assuming the mantel of Madame Web as section three rolls out.

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S.J. Clarkson is about to direct the function, which is a part of Sonys rising secure of movies based mostly on Marvel characters, whose rights Sony retains a choke maintain grip on, in defiance of the Mouse House. All we all know of the upcoming movie at this level is the comedian’s origins. Introduced within the 1980 comedianThe Amazing Spider-Man #210, Madame Web is a clairvoyant mutant who focuses on predicting the way forward for Spider-themed superheroes, having mentored not solely Peter Parkers alter ego, but additionally a number of generations of heroes calling themselves Spider-Woman. Madame Web is historically depicted as a blind, paralyzed outdated lady, surrounded by a web-like machine vital to maintain her alive. Meaning, that she stays away from direct battle, and sends others on missions.

Getting a female-driven property in Sonys universe of Marvel characters has at all times been a high precedence for studio executives given the lengthy checklist of feminine characters that seem in these comics all through the years. Sony execs have taken their time in determining who would land the title position, assembly with numerous A-listers. In the final two months, the checklist has been minimize down, with Dakota Johnson gaining front-runner standing proper earlier than Sony additionally introduced Emma Roberts becoming a member of the function.


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