Celeste O’Connor (Ghostbusters: Afterlife) has signed on to star alongside Dakota Johnson and Sydney Sweeney in S.J. Clarkson’s Sony film Madame Web, based on the Marvel comics by writer Denny O’Neil and artist John Romita Jr.Madame Web is the next entry and first female character to be developed within the Sony Pictures Universe of Marvel characters.
The film will be an origin story of the clairvoyant, whose psychic abilities allow her to see within the spider world. Details with regard to the character O’Connor will be playing have not been disclosed.Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless wrote the film, with Kerem Sanga having penned an earlier draft.
It’s set for release in theaters on July 7, 2023—on the heels of J.C. Chandor’s Kraven the Hunter, starring Aaron Taylor Johnson, which is slated for release on January 13.O’Connor will next be seen in MGM’s drama A Good Person, from writer-director Zach Braff, which has them starring opposite Morgan Freeman and Florence Pugh.Read more on deadline.com