“Scream 4” star Emma Roberts has boarded Sony’s latest stanadlone “Spider-Man” universe movie, “Madame Web”.
Dakota Johnson, Sydney Sweeney, Celeste O’Connor, Isabela Merced and Tahar Rahim are already onboard the the S.J. Clarkson directed superhero pic.
Sundance darling Johnson – who entertained wintery attendees with latest gem Cha Cha Real Smooth – will play the first female superhero in Sony’s Marvel series of films, snagging the title role.
Created by writer Denny O’Neil and artist John Romita Jr, Madame Web first surfaced as Cassandra Webb, an older woman with myasthenia gravis, connected to a life support system resembling a spiderweb.Later, she’d pass on her powers to Julia Carpenter. The character’s most known incarnation is that of the former, a paralyzed, blind, telepathic, clairvoyant, and precognitive mutant.
In September 2019, Sony announced that Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama were writing a “Madame Webb” movie.