Dakota Johnson will play the heroine of this super-film from Sony derived from Spider-Man.
After Venom and MorbiusSony is preparing other spin-offs of Spiderman : Kraven the hunter, El Muerto and Madame Web. The latter will be played by Dakota Johnson (Fifty Shades of grey) in a film by SJ Clarkson (director of several episodes of Jessica Jones) from a screenplay she co-wrote with Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, the screenwriters of Morbius. After casting Sydney Sweeney (Euphoria) as reinforcement, the production welcomes the Franco-Algerian actor Tahar Rahim. Famous since the success ofa prophetin France, he is also a known face internationally thanks to series The snakewhich did well on Netflix. We do not yet know what role Tahar Rahim will play in Madame Webbut this is not the first time that he has applied for a blockbuster in Hollywood: he notably spoke in the press of his desire to join the saga Star Warsand also auditioned for The force awakens.
Tahar Rahim would like to play “a Jedi in Star Wars”
On the other hand, we know that the main role will be modified compared to the description of Madame Web in the comics, because it is originally an old woman suffering from a serious illness, which requires her to be connected to an imposing machine. With its many pipes, it gives it the appearance of a spider. His powers are not physical, but psychic and they are important: by announcing his casting, last February, Deadline introduced her as “Sony’s Doctor Strange”.
Madame Web is due in theaters in January 2023, suggesting that filming is imminent. Tahar Rahim will soon return to Don Juanalongside Virginie Efira, then he will appear on the Napoleon by Ridley Scott with Joaquin Pheonix, which is currently filming.
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