‘Madame Web’ Gets China Release Date; Dakota Johnson & Sydney Sweeney In Marvel’s Origin Tale

Madame Web is headed East. Sony said today that its stand-alone origin tale from Marvel will hit China on March 1, two weeks after its North American bow.

Dakota Johnson stars as Cassandra Webb, a paramedic in Manhattan who develops the power to see the future and realizes she can use that insight to change it. Forced to confront revelations about her past, she forges a relationship with three young women (Sydney Sweeney, Isabela Merced and Celeste O’Connor) who are bound for powerful destinies — if they all can survive a deadly present.

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Here is the trailer:

Tahar Rahim, Mike Epps, Emma Roberts and Adam Scott also star in director SJ Clarkson’s psychological thriller for Columbia Pictures. The screenplay is by Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless and Claire Parker & Clarkson.

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Madame Web will arrive in U.S. theaters on Valentine’s Day and is tracking for $25 million over the six-day holiday weekend frame. Its key audience is the under-35 set, and it’s also looking solid with diverse audiences.

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Lorenzo di Bonaventura produced Madame Web, with Adam Merims, Clarkson and Claire Parker serving as executive producers. 

Johnson is hosting NBC’s Saturday Night Live this weekend, with Justin Timberlake as the musical guest.

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