Isabela Merced ( Dora and the Lost City, Father of the Bride ) will join Dakota Johnson and Sydney Sweeney in Madame Web , the next film in Sony's Spider-Man Universe . The role of the actress has not been revealed and, for now, there are no official confirmations from Sony. The cast will also include Celeste O'Connor .
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 , Coupletshirt 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 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 .
Among the next roles of Daniela Merced, in addition to the remake of The Father of the Bride with Andy Garcia and Gloria Estefan ( HERE you can see the trailer), there will also be that of Juliet in Rosaline , a revisionist version of Romeo and Juliet produced by 20th Century Studios.