The production of Madame Web , one of the next cinecomics belonging to Sony’s Spider-Man Universe is currently underway in Boston and here are the first photos from the set.
Judging from what you see in these first shots, the city has been transformed into the New York of the early 2000s, testifying to this a promotional image of “Dangerously in Love”, Beyoncé ‘s first solo album , released in 2003 .
Palm Pilots with new “3G speed”? Pay phones and newspaper boxes on every corner? A billboard for Beyoncé’s debut album?
Sony-Marvel’s upcoming superhero movie “Madame Web” has transformed Boston into early 2000s NYC for filming this week. https://t.co/qrErXgpUgV pic.twitter.com/Nyka9kVOHS
— Kevin Slane (@kslane) July 13, 2022
Dakota Johnson stars in the film, with her Emma Roberts, Sydney Sweeney, Celeste O’Connor, Isabela Merced and Tahar Rahim .
Direction and screenplay
The direction was entrusted to SJ Clarkson , one of the most famous directors of the small screen: she has directed various episodes of EastEnders, Jessica Jones, The Defenders, Life on Mars, Dexter, Collateral, Anatomy of a scandal and many other series. The Madame Web
screenplay is the work of Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless , Lost in Space showrunner and Morbius screenwriters .
Created by Denny O’Neil (story) and John Romita Jr (art) in The Amazing Spider-Man # 210, Cassandra Web is a medium with a variety of mental powers, including clairvoyance, foresight and astral bilocation. She is blind and suffers from myasthenia gravis, a neuromuscular disease characterized by fatigue and muscle weakness: for this reason, she is connected to a life support system that resembles a spider’s web. In the comics she collaborated frequently with Spider-Man , and was the leader of the Spider-Woman group .
The details on the film at the moment are few, but according to some rumors the project could also introduce other characters destined to have a key role in the Sony universe. The release is expected for July 7, 2023 in American theaters.