With her exceptional acting chops and ability to choose the right projects at the right time, Euphoria actress Sydney Sweeney is steadily carving out a place for herself in the industry. With her role in Madame Web, the actress will soon make her Marvel Universe debut.
According to recent rumors, Sydney Sweeney will play Julia Carpenter in Sony’s Spider-Man Universe’s first film with a female lead. Julia Carpenter, a Spider-Woman clone, will face off against prominent figures like Venom and Morbius. Sydney Sweeney, who was seen at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival recently with her fiancé Jonathan Davino, revealed in an interview that she had to fight for her role in Madame Web.
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Sydney Sweeney appreciates being a part of ‘powerhouse of badass females’
Sydney Sweeney recently highlighted how her co-stars are all women in an interview with Total Film magazine, saying that she is looking toward being a part of a powerful female group. When the time came, she expressed that she “couldn’t be more excited” and “can’t wait to be able to talk about it” more candidly.
Celeste O’Connor, Isabela Merced, and actress Dakota Johnson are also featured in Madame Web. Sweeney continued by thanking the actresses and expressing her gratitude for the fantastic opportunity.
“I can’t wait to be able to be next to the girls that I filmed with – Dakota and Isabela, and Celeste. We had so much fun together. And I’m really excited that it’s just gonna be a powerhouse of badass females for the world to see.”
The actress also thinks that given the effort that all the women put forth to make this project what it was, there is a chance that they might leave their mark on Sony’s Marvel. The audience is anticipating Madame Web as a result of Sydney Sweeney’s favorable remarks.
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‘Superheroes have been my entire life’: Sydney Sweeney
The actress talked about how Superheroes had influenced her life in other parts of the interview because her parents would only watch that. She made light of the fact that she was only 10 years old in 2008, the year that the MCU’s Iron Man debuted, and quipped that she has seen more comic book movies than she can remember.
The actress added,
“Superheroes have been my entire life! Those [films] are all my parents ever wanted to go see. I think I’ve seen The Avengers probably 20, 30-plus times. My family, they love [them]… I could not have made them happier choosing to do that project [Madame Web].”
Back in 2022, during an interview with Elle, Sydney Sweeney spoke about how she had to fight for her character in Madame Web and now she just feels excited and proud that everything was worth it. She said at the time, “I fought for the character. It’s been a really incredible journey that I’m very, very excited to be a part of.”
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Sydney Sweeney excited about Anyone But You alongside Glen Powell
Anyone But You is one of the highly awaited romantic-comedy movies of the year as it stars Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell in the titular roles. In a recent interview with People magazine, the actress shared that filming the rom-com was a completely different experience for her in comparison to her recent release, Reality.
“It was just laughter 24-7. Literally, we were just having a great time every day. It was a really, really fun experience.” Sweeney added, “I enjoyed it a lot. … I’m excited for it to come out”.
Glen Powell shared at the CinemaCon 2023 that the story revolves around two people who hate each other, explaining that Sweeney plays a character who is an absolute nightmare whereas he plays someone who is an a**hole.
Powell further added that what is a better place to put a nightmare and an a**hole than on the other side of the world in the most romantic setting imaginable? The pictures released from their sets have only increased the anticipation among the audience to finally be able to watch a good rom-com.
Anyone But You is slated to release on December 15, 2023, whereas Sony’s Madame Web is scheduled to release on February 16, 2024.