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dakota johnson could soon dress up to play his first superhero.
The film centers on Madame Web, a mutant with psychic sensory powers allowing her to predict the future of other superheroes in the universe.
Web will be the first female superheroine in Sony Pictures’ Marvel Cinematic Universe, according to Deadline.
In the comics, Web is a blind elderly woman who suffers from myasthenia gravis, an autoimmune disease that requires her to use a life support system. She guides others rather than risking her own life in conflict.
SJ Clarkson, screenwriter and director of Jessica Jones and The defendersis set to helm the project with Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless penning the screenplay.
Sony is developing the film following the success of Spider-Man: No Coming Home, which as of Sunday had grossed $735 million in the United States and Canada. Only $25 million left to overthrow Avatar as the third highest-grossing film at the domestic box office.
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In addition to Mrs Web, Sony is expanding the Spider-Verse to include films featuring Venom, Morbius and Kraven, Variety reports.
Madame Web would also score Johnsonthe first major franchise since Fifty shades of Grey.
Most recently, she starred in the critically acclaimed film The lost girl and winner of the Sundance Film Festival People’s Choice Award Cha Cha really smooth.