Sony Shifts Madame Web Release Date to Fall 2023
Sony Pictures has announced that the upcoming Madame Web live-action film, starring Dakota Johnson, Emma Roberts, Mike Epps, Sydney Sweeney, and Adam Scott has been delayed by three months which pushes the film to the back end of 2023. The film also stars Celeste O’Connor, Isabela Merced, and Tahar Rahim.
The film was originally scheduled to release in a packed slate of films coming from both DC and Marvel as The Flash and the highly anticipated Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse were set to release within 2 months of the originally scheduled July 2023 release date.
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.
Madame Web is now slated to arrive in theaters on October 6th, 2023.