Sydney Sweeney Joins Dakota Johnson in Madame Web Film
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.
Sweeney has been a breakout star and has become a fan-favorite in HBO‘s Euphoria and has picked up starring roles in Prime Video‘s The Voyeurs and Blumhouse‘s Nocturne. With her range and ability to play an antagonist, we are looking to see which side of the Marvel universe she will be appearing.