The upcoming superhero movie is already set to star Dakota Johnson because the titular character who, based on Marvel lore, is a mutant possessing psychic powers equivalent to telepathy, clairvoyance, and astral projection, all whereas being hooked as much as a life assist system resembling a spider’s net. (Because the movie is a part of Sony’s Universe of Marvel Characters and never immediately tied to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it’s possible the mutant component of the character might be rewritten.)
Different confirmed forged members embody Sydney Sweeney, Emma Roberts, Celeste O’Connor, Isabela Merced, and Tahar Rahim, whereas S.J. Clarkson is ready to direct. No stranger to Marvel properties, Clarkson beforehand helmed a number of episodes of Netflix Marvel choices Jessica Jones and The Defenders, along with her work on reveals like Orange Is the New Black, Succession, Dexter, Heroes, and extra.
Whereas Scott’s function within the currently-shooting Spider-Man-adjacent mission is but to be revealed, the actor is coming off his main function as Mark Scout in Apple TV+’s Severance, for which he simply obtained his very first Emmy nomination (for Excellent Lead Actor in a Drama Sequence). Successful amongst each followers and critics (it topped our Prime TV Exhibits of 2022 So Far record), the sci-fi office thriller directed by Ben Stiller was renewed for a second season simply days earlier than airing its Season 1 finale.
Madame Internet is the most recent in Sony’s makes an attempt to make good on their rights to Marvel’s Spider-Man associated characters. Whereas the studios have teamed on the Tom Holland solo adventures — together with the record-breaking Spider-Man: No Manner House final yr — Sony isn’t beholden to MCU mastermind Kevin Feige for his or her SUOMC (strive as he may to assist). That’s why we received the wonky crossovers seen within the post-credits scenes for No Manner House and the oft-delayed, critically derided Jared Leto automobile Morbius. Sony has seen some success with its Venom franchise, together with the respectable efficiency of Venom: Let There Be Carnage in 2021.
Along with Madame Internet, Sony in in manufacturing on Kraven the Hunter starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and is engaged on an (extremely random) El Muerto film with Dangerous Bunny set to play the lead. A third Venom movie can be in improvement.
In the meantime, the MCU exterior of Sony’s grasp continues to dominate each huge and small screens because of the latest releases like Dr. Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity, Thor: Love and Thunder, Moon Knight, and Ms. Marvel.