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What Sony's Madame Web casting of Dakota Johnson reveals

By Geoff Borgonia February 15, 2022

Sony has cast Dakota Johnson as Madame Web to expand their Spider-Verse.

Madame Web is an important figure in the Spider-Man mythos, often acting as the guide and mentor.

The original Madame Web was Cassandra Webb is a mutant psychic that rivaled Professor X himself.

Casting 32-year old Dakota Johnson implies Sony will be using the younger Julia Carpenter Madame Web.

Dakota Johnson’s Madame Web could serve as a nexus similar to the MCU’s Nick Fury or Doctor Strange.

Sony Pictures’ Madame Web does not yet have a production or release date.