Emma Roberts Will Make Marvel Debut in Madame Web Film
Sony Pictures has announced that the upcoming Madame Web live-action film, starring Dakota Johnson and Sydney Sweeney will also star Emma Roberts who is set to make her Marvel debut in the Sony Spider-Verse film. The trio will star alongside Celeste O’Connor, Isabela Merced, and Tahar Rahim.
The film is set to be helmed by S.J. Clarkson and will be written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless who will be working from a draft by Kerem Sanga. There is not much information regarding the project other than Johnson’s casting that was previously announced.
Cassandra Webb/Madame Web first appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man comics and is an elderly woman with myasthenia gravis. in the events in the comics, Cassandra Webb uses her precognitive mutant abilities until she is killed then her powers and blindness are passed down to Julia Carpenter also known as the first Spider-Woman. The events and transfer of abilities see Carpenter become the second Madame Web.
Roberts brings more star power to the already impressive cast of the film. She became a staple cast member on American Horror Story and has also gone on to star in Scream 4, Scream Queens, and will star alongside Michael Shannon in the upcoming horror film Abandoned.