‘Kraven The Hunter’ casted Ariana DeBose as supervillain ‘Calypso’
Oscar Nominee American actress Ariana DeBose is to join Marvel’s ‘Kraven the Hunter’ cast. The upcoming movie is a new Spider-Man spin-off which focuses on the most wanted anti hero ‘Kraven’. Moreover, this iconic villain is also famous for his vital appearances in other Marvel series including Venom, Spider-Man and Black Panther. Though the storyline and cast is still under wraps, but, most probably DeBose is set play the role of Supervillain ‘Calypso’.
Character sketch of DeBose’s ‘Calypso’
In Sony Pictures’ upcoming Marvel part ‘Kraven the Hunter’, Ariana DeBose plays the character of most powerful voodoo priestess named ‘Calypso’. She is a cunning lady who always empoison the mind of Kraven against Spiderman. Besides, she work with magical portions and harbours superpowers like Mind control and Resurrection. This character is also associated as the partner and lover of most formidable enemy Kraven. Moreover, in Spider-Man animated spinoffs and video game adaptations, ‘Calypso’ plays a crucial role.
Ariana DeBose’s Incredible journey
After the memorable win of Ariana DeBose at the SAG Awards, she is on top the list of every production house. Her phenomenal portrayal of Anita in ‘West Side Story’ really stole everyone’s heart. This Steven Spielberg directed film got place in Oscar nominees as well as won many prizes in other award ceremonies. Apace with, she bagged Supporting Actress, BAFTA and Critics Choice nominations in the same category.
In addition, she earned recognition as Disco Donna in ‘Summer: The Donna Summer Musical’. Furthermore, she is famous for her epic performances in Lorne Michaels’ musical comedy series ‘Schmigadoon!’, Tony-winning musical ‘Hamilton’; ‘The Prom’ musical of Ryan Murphy; and many more.
Cast and crew of ‘Kraven The Hunter’
DeBose will work opposite to Aaron Taylor-Johnson who will portray Kraven, the protagonist of the movie. Along with them, Fred Hechinger of ‘The White Lotus’ will play the role of Chameleon, Kraven’s brother. In addition, ‘Triple Frontier’ credited J.C. Chandor will direct ‘Kraven The Hunter’ under the banner of Sony Pictures. Besides, Art Marcum & Matt Holloway and Richard Wenk wrote the screenplay and plotline of the Movie. Meanwhile, Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach will serve as producers.