lady web was finally revealed to the public on Monday night after the Sony/Marvel film premiered in Los Angeles, and the first reactions have already hit social media.
The superhero film stars Dakota Johnson in the title role, a woman who develops psychic abilities. The cast also includes Sydney Sweeney, Celeste O’Connor, Isabela Merced and Tahar Rahim, Mike Epps, Emma Roberts and Adam Scott. Directed by SJ Clarkson, lady web was written by Clarkson, Matt Sazama, Burk Sharpless and Claire Parker.
lady web arrives in theaters at a time when comic book movies are experiencing something of a slump, following Marvel’s poor box office results and critical scores. the wonders and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and D.C. The flash, black adam, Shazam! fury of the gods and Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.
The film is the fourth film in Sony’s shared Spider-Man Universe (SSU) and follows Poison (2018), Venom: Let there be slaughter (2021) and morbium (2022). So far, SSU’s films have received critical reviews, although box office results have been average to mediocre.
After lady webSony plans to launch Kraven the hunter on August 30 and Venom 3 on November 8.
Complete reviews for lady web drop on Tuesday morning, before then, read on for a sample of early reactions to the film following its premiere.