MADAME WEB Has Dropped Below MORBIUS On RT To Become The Worst-Reviewed SSU Movie Yet

At 15%, 2022’s much-maligned Morbius remains one of the most negatively-reviewed mainstream comic book movies on Rotten Tomatoes, and its fellow SMU instalment, Madame Web, can now also lay claim to this dubious honor.

The initial wave of reviews were far from good, but the movie did gain enough positive verdicts to score around the 24% mark when the embargo lifted earlier this week. However, as more critics weighed-in, the score continued to drop, and Madame Web now sits at a truly abysmal14%.

We didn’t have high hopes for this one after the trailers, but didn’t quite expect the complete lambasting its been getting, either. Box office prospects are not high (it’s expected to take in just $25 million over its first six days on release), but you can never discount a few people seeing the movie purely for a bit of fun.

Who knows – maybe Sony will give Madame Web a re-release down the line!

One cast member who seems to be having a bit of fun with the reactions is Isabela Merced, who took to social media to make reference to that now infamous “he was in the Amazon” line from the first trailer – which isn’t actually said in the movie itself.

The Superman: Legacy actress shared a new shot of her character, Anya Corazon, along with a Valentine’s Day message incorporating the quotes.

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We don’t know where another flop would leave “Sony’s Spider-Man Universe,” but the studio also has a third Venom movie slated for Nov. 8, 2024, and Kraven the Hunter, starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, coming on Aug. 30, 2024. El Muerto, which was set to star Bad Bunny, has reportedly been dropped from the schedule.

“‘Meanwhile, in another universe…'” reads the official synopsis, “In a switch from the typical genre, Madame Web tells the standalone origin story of one of Marvel publishing’s most enigmatic heroines.” “The suspense-driven thriller stars Dakota Johnson as Cassandra Webb, a paramedic in Manhattan who may have clairvoyant abilities. Forced to confront revelations about her past, she forges a relationship with three young women destined for powerful futures…if they can all survive a deadly present.”

S.J. Clarkson, who also helmed Marvel’s Jessica Jones and The Defenders, directs from a script by Matt Sazama, Kerem Sazama and Burk Sharpless. Adam Merims executive produced.

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