Sony’s Spider-Man spinoff Kraven the Hunter movie has cast Calypso as Ariana DeBose will play the role which sees Aaron Taylor Johnson star as the titular character.
Ariana DeBose recently won a SAG Award for Supporting Actress for the Oscar-nominated West Side Story from Steven Spielberg and she is known for Schmigadoon!, and Hamilton.
In the comics, Calypso is a powerful voodoo priestess known for being a villain of Spider-Man as well as Kraven’s lover at times.
In addition to Ariana DeBose and Aaron Taylor Johnson, the Kraven the Hunter cast includes Fred Hechinger as Chameleon, and it’s thought Russell Crowe is playing Chameleon and Kraven’s Russian father.
Kraven The Hunter has a Jan. 13, 2023 release date directed by J.C. Chandor, with Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach producing, and Art Marcum & Matt Holloway and Richard Wenk wrote the screenplay.
Following Spider-Man: No Way Home, which has made over $1.8 billion at the box office, up next for Sony’s Spider-Man spinoff universe includes the Jared Leto Morbius movie out on April 1, and it was recently announced Dakota Johnson will star as the titular character in Madame Web.