Severance star Adam Scott joined the cast of sony’s Madame Web. Scott joins Dakota Johnson, Sydney Sweeney, Celeste O’Connor, Isabela Merced, Emma Roberts, and Tahar Rahim. The film is directed by director S.J. Clarkson from a script written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless.
In Marvel comics, Madame Web was a clairvoyant, and precognitive mutant, who first showed up to help Spider-Man find a kidnap victim. She was not one of the mutants that lost their power during the Decimation storyline. She was attacked by Sarah and Ana Kravinoff, who killed her, but not before she was able to pass her powers of precognition as well as her blindness on to Julia Carpenter, who became the next Madame Web. Webb is the grandmother of the fourth Spider-Woman, Charlotte Witter.
Created by writer Dennis O’Neil and artist John Romita Jr. and first appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man #210 (November 1980).
Sony’s recent films are Venom, Venom: Let There Be Carnage, and Spider-Man: No Way Home, which was the biggest film in 2021, grossing $1.85 billion worldwide.
Adam Scott is best known for Star Trek: First Contact (1996), The Lesser Evil (1998), High Crimes (2002), The Aviator (2004), Torque (2004), Monster-in-Law (2005), Who Loves the Sun (2006), Knocked Up (2007), Step Brothers (2008), August (2008), Piranha 3D (2010), and Leap Year (2010). he starred in Apple TV+ psychological drama series Severance, for which he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
Madame Web is scheduled to be released in theaters on July 7, 2023.