It appears that Dakota Johnson has confirmed the Madame Web Spider-Man spin-off casting news.
Last week, it was reported that actress Dakota Johnson was in talks for the titular role in Madame Web, one of the numerous films in development for Sony’s Spider-Man Universe franchise. The film is set to be directed by S.J. Clarkson and Morbius scribes Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless having penned the script.
Well, it looks like Dakota Johnson herself has addressed the casting talks. On her official Instagram story, she shared a cryptic post, in which she shared a simple web emoji, seemingly confirming her talks with Sony to star in their Spider-Man Universe as Madame Web in a solo film. You can check out Dakota Johnson’s post down below:
If Dakota Johnson is confirmed to play Madame Web, she will be the latest member of Sony’s Spider-Man Universe franchise that includes Tom Hardy as Venom, Jared Leto as Morbius and Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Kraven the Hunter. The introduction of such characters tease an exciting future for the franchise, potentially leading to a face off against Spider-Man himself.
Here is the synopsis for Sony’s last Spider-Man film, No Way Home:
For the first time in the cinematic history of Spider-Man, our friendly neighborhood hero’s identity is revealed, bringing his Super Hero responsibilities into conflict with his normal life and putting those he cares about most at risk. When he enlists Doctor Strange’s help to restore his secret, the spell tears a hole in their world, releasing the most powerful villains who’ve ever fought a Spider-Man in any universe. Now, Peter will have to overcome his greatest challenge yet, which will not only forever alter his own future but the future of the Multiverse.
Directed by Jon Watts from a script written by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers, No Way Home stars Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Tony Revolori, Martin Starr, J.B. Smoove, Marisa Tomei, Jon Favreau, Benedict Wong, Benedict Cumberbatch, Willem Dafoe, Alfred Molina, and Jamie Foxx, with Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire.
Spider-Man: No Way Home is playing in theaters. Stay tuned for all the latest news on the Madame Web film with Dakota Johnson, and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more original video content.