Sony has pushed back the release date for its upcoming Spider-Man spinoff film, Madame Web.
Since the release of The Avengers back in 2012, many other studios have been taking their own shots at a Cinematic Universe. One such studio has been Sony which has been making its own set of films based around Spider-Man characters without the iconic web slinger. After the success of 2018’s Venom, the studio put a number of other films into development which included one based around the character Madame Web.
The Madame Web film was originally revealed to be in development back in 2019. Since then 50 Shades of Grey star Dakota Johnson was cast in the lead role, and the film has since entered production. Originally the film was set to be released in the summer of 2023 but fans will sadly have to was just a little bit longer to see it.
The Sony Release Date Shake Up
As part of a larger shakeup in its release schedule, Sony has pushed Madame Web back to October 6th of 2023. Instead, the long-awaited 5th film in the Insidious franchise, currently titled Insidious 5 will take its place. It is currently unknown if there were any other reasons behind this schedule shift.
Here is the synopsis for Sony’s latest Marvel film, Morbius:
One of Marvel’s most compelling and conflicted characters comes to the big screen as Oscar® winner Jared Leto transforms into the enigmatic antihero, Michael Morbius. Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder, and determined to save others suffering his same fate, Dr. Morbius attempts a desperate gamble. What at first appears to be a radical success, a darkness inside him is unleashed and transforms this healer into a hunter.
Directed by Daniel Espinosa from a script written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, the film stars Jared Leto as the lead anti-hero, Adria Arjona, Matt Smith, Jared Harris, and Tyrese Gibson. Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach are producing the project with Lucas Foster, while Palak Patel will oversee for Sony.
Morbius is now available on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD. Meanwhile, Madame Web is set to be released on October 6th of 2023. Stay tuned for all the latest news on Sony’s various Spider-Man spinoff films and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more original video content.