sydney sweeneywhose interpretations we have already seen in productions such as euphoria and white lotusboth from HBO Max, joined the cast of madam canvas. The latter is part of Sony Pictures’ proposals to recreate the Spider-Verse under its own label.
The information was published by deadline. The medium mentions that Sweeney will accompany Dakota Johnson, expanding the cast of the new Sony production. However, the role remains to be seen that Sweeney will adopt in the new adaptation of the famous comic book franchise.
What we do know is that Dakota Johnson has been tapped to play the lead role. The actress will play Madame Web herself, who is portrayed in the comics as an elderly, crippled woman due to an illness known as myasthenia gravis. Due to this disease, Madame Web must remain perpetually connected to a life support system that has the appearance of a large spider’s web.
It remains of course to see the turn that Sony intends to give to Madame Web in the film. Due to the description above, it is known that Web never actively fought the bad guys. For that, deadline comments that chances are the project took a different path to the comic.
Insiders say that due to his psychic sensory powers, he’s essentially Sony’s version of Doctor Strange. It is unclear who Sweeney will play in the film.
More details on madam canvas
So far we know that SJ Clarkson will direct. madam canvas. This filmmaker has already participated in other productions, and is known for her work on the television series Jessica Jones and The defenders; the latter being a spin-off from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. From this, we know that SJ Clarkson is no stranger when it comes to experience with Marvel characters.
For its part, Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless will write the screenplay of manufacturing. Additionally, the duo also worked on Morbiusanother of the productions related to Marvel and which will star Jared Leto in the lead role.
For now, We don’t know what approach Sony will take with the new adaptation.. In the comics, Madame Web is known to be presented as an elderly, blind woman; though due to his clairvoyant mutant powers, he is able to offer great help to Spider-Man and other fellow Spiders, as is the case with Spider-Woman.
Madame Web in comics
Cassandra Webb is her real name, and she is one of the most intriguing characters in the superhero universe from Marvel. Her name derives directly from the priestess of Apollo, who was transformed into a fortune-teller according to mythology, and whose translation from Greek means “she who entangles men”.
Webb suffers from a degenerative neuromuscular disease, which ends up leaving her blind and paralyzed overtime. However, this is not the end of our heroine, and it is this same incapacity that leads her to develop various psychic gifts. Among them we have clairvoyance, precognition and telepathy.
Called “Madame Web” after the survival machine that keeps her alive – and which looks like a spider’s web – the character has been at the center of all sorts of stories related to the dark side of Spider’s universe. -Man. .
We have already had the opportunity to meet the famous Madame Web in the Spider-Man animated series; a television show that began airing in 1994, and which gives us an idea of what a version of Cassandra Webb would be like for the big screen.