Sydney Sweeney to Join the Marvel Universe
| LAST UPDATE 03/22/2022
With Spider-Man: No Way Home and The Batman hype finally past its peak, it's time to set our eyes on the next superhero movie coming to the big screen: Madame Web. And for fans of Euphoria, this means big news for one of the show's biggest stars.
Sydney Sweeney, the 24-year-old actress, has made headlines with her confirmed casting in the recent Marvel Cinematic Universe project, which is set to tell the story of the Madame Web, a staple in the comic book series. However, for avid Marvel readers, Sweeney's participation may raise some eyebrows, considering the nature of Madame Web herself. According to Deadline, she is depicted as "an elderly woman with myasthenia gravis and thus connected to a life-support system that looked like a spider web." That being said, because of her age, Marvel readers never saw Madame Web fight any villains, rather she was likened to the MCU equivalent of Doctor Strange. But the mystery surrounding how Sydney will fit into the project has only contributed to the hype surrounding this recent announcement. Especially considering who else has signed on to the project...
That's right, Sweeney isn't the only big Hollywood name who has joined the cast - she'll be starring alongside Dakota Johnson, who made waves for marking the first female superhero to join the Marvel Universe! Both Johnson and Sweeney kept their cast confirmations brief, posting screenshots of Deadline articles to their personal Instagram profiles with a simple spider and spiderweb emoji as the caption. We don't know about you guys, but we're dying to know a little more about this project! And we're not the only ones. Sydney's post has already raked in over 1 million likes from adoring fans eager to see her in another project. After all, we've got quite the wait for Euphoria's third season, right?!
Until then, consider our eyes peeled for any and all updates on this star-packed MCU project. But until we have a trailer to watch on repeat or release date to mark in our calendars, be sure to check back soon for more news from Hollywood!