Amber Heard will soon get to play a character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. She is eyed by the studio to play Black Cat in a Spider-Man project. Yes, you heard that right, Heard might make her big Marvel debut with a Spidey film. Amber Heard with everything going on around her has become the Internet’s least favorite actor. While the buzz says that the controversy is not affecting her casting Warner Bros. Aquaman 2, there is yet another possible good news for the actor amid the testing times.
Black Cat aka Felicia Hardy, is one of the three most important female characters in the Spider-Man universe. While Mary Jane Watson and Aunt May have received their fair share of big-screen time, Hardy has never really made it. Black Cat made her comics debut back in 1979 and has been a friend and foe to the web-slinging hero. There was also a hint of romance between the two.
Amber Heard Might Be Black Cat in the next Spider-Man Project
Since making her comic book debut in 1979 Black Cat has become an integral part of Spider-Man’s supporting cast. It has frequently switched allegiances between being a friend and foe to the web-slinging superhero, as well as an occasional love interest.
Anne Hathaway was to play the role in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 4, but the project didn’t happen. Rogue One star Felicity Jones was Felicia in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Introduced with the intention of establishing her costumed alter ego in future installments before Sony’s second franchise also met a premature end.
The Old Guard director Gina Prince-Blythewood was once set to helm Silver & Black. We’ve now heard from our sources – the same ones that told us Jared Leto’s Joker would be getting a new look in Zack Snyder’s Justice League still have plans for the character. Amber Heard could now be in talks for the role.
As per a report, the studio is eying Amber Heard for the role. Speculations state that the actor is in advanced talks with the studio to make her smashing debut in the universe. If it happens to be, Amber will embody Black Cat possibly for Silver & Black, which was touted to be a series. There is no confirmation from the actor or the studio.
Earlier, Anne Hathaway was the fan-favorite for the role.
This is not the first time that Black Cat is a possibility. Before Amber Heard, Anne Hathaway was to play the role in Spider-Man 4 and it never happened. Post that Felicity Jones was in the fray play the part in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which also met an untimely end.
Amber Heard is amid a massive backlash. Netizens are furious about her and have even demanded her exit from Aquaman 2. But this has not affected Warner Bros stand, who are continuing with Amber Heard.
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