Entertainment"Madame Web" hits the theaters today. Is it going to live up to expectations?

"Madame Web" hits the theaters today. Is it going to live up to expectations?

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - FEBRUARY 13: S. J. Clarkson poses during the red carpet for the movie 'Madame Web' at Cinemex Antara Polanco on February 13, 2024 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - FEBRUARY 13: S. J. Clarkson poses during the red carpet for the movie 'Madame Web' at Cinemex Antara Polanco on February 13, 2024 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)
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8:54 AM EST, February 14, 2024

The superstar cast was photographed on a red carpet yesterday during the movie premiere of "Madame Web"—the newest Marvel super production. The public can watch the movie in the theaters starting from Valentine's Day.

Could anyone image a more stacked-up cast than this with Dakota Johnson, Sydney Sweeney, and Emma Roberts? These three actresses are certainly one of the biggest stars of their respective generations, Millenials and GenZs. Is this going to be the recipe for immediate commercial success?

Marvel Universe to be conquered by new faces

It is a Marvel debut for all of those three stars. The public can't wait to check their new movie creations. It is a very interesting move, and Dakota Johnson, especially, has not been previously associated with superhero movies, nor has Sydney Sweeney. The former actress is perhaps best known for her role in the Gray saga and the latter is a quite new superstar coming primarily from the roles in Euphoria and White Lotus.

February 13, 2024, Mexico City, Mexico: Actress Dakota Johnson attends the red carpet of the 'Madame Web' film premiere at Cinemex Antara. (Photo by Carlos Tischler/ Eyepix Group) (Photo credit should read Carlos Tischler/ Eyepix Group/Future Publishing via Getty Images)
February 13, 2024, Mexico City, Mexico: Actress Dakota Johnson attends the red carpet of the 'Madame Web' film premiere at Cinemex Antara. (Photo by Carlos Tischler/ Eyepix Group) (Photo credit should read Carlos Tischler/ Eyepix Group/Future Publishing via Getty Images)© GETTY | Future Publishing

The director, S.J. Clarkson, embarked on a challenging quest to merge all those strong characters together. She previously had made several Marvel productions like the Jessica Jones series and The Defenders series, but she has not yet made a full Marvel single stand-out movie.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 12: (L-R) Adam Scott, Celeste O'Connor, Sydney Sweeney, Dakota Johnson, Isabela Merced, Writer/Director/Executive Producer S.J. Clarkson, Tahar Rahim and Emma Roberts at the Red-Carpet World Premiere of Columbia Pictures’ MADAME WEB at the Regency Village Westwood Theater on February 12, 2024 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images for Sony Pictures)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 12: (L-R) Adam Scott, Celeste O'Connor, Sydney Sweeney, Dakota Johnson, Isabela Merced, Writer/Director/Executive Producer S.J. Clarkson, Tahar Rahim and Emma Roberts at the Red-Carpet World Premiere of Columbia Pictures’ MADAME WEB at the Regency Village Westwood Theater on February 12, 2024 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images for Sony Pictures)© GETTY | JC Olivera

Madame Web history

The character of Madame Web was initially created by Marvel in 1980 by Denny O'Neil and John Romita Junior. Although it was a supportive character, the decision has been made to make it central to the upcoming movie story.

Madame Web also appeared in a 1994 TV animated series about Spider-Man. Again, she has not been a main character but a supportive one.

The movie premiere

The movie had its premiere on February 13 and gathered incredibly high attention. All the stars could be seen on the red carpet, including Dakota Johnson in an astonishing net dress. The same amazement was caused by Sydney Sweeney and Emma Roberts, who are playing side characters and photographed themselves together on a red carpet.

Not so hopeful reviews

The movie has not gathered very good reviews from the critics, but everyone should wait and see the public's reaction. Is the superstar cast going to elevate the reception of the movie? One should wait and find out.

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