‘Kraven The Hunter’: Oscar Nominee Ariana DeBose To Play Calypso In Sony’s Marvel Pic

Fresh off her historic win at the SAG Awards on Sunday night, Ariana DeBose has her sights set on her next major project.

The Oscar-nominated West Side Story star is set to join Sony Pictures’ Marvel movie Kraven the Hunter, starring Aaron Taylor Johnson in the titular role.

Although it’s unconfirmed, sources say DeBose would play Calypso in the movie.

J.C. Chandor is directing the pic with Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach producing. Art Marcum & Matt Holloway and Richard Wenk penned the screenplay.

One of Sony Pictures’ universe of Marvel characters, Kraven is among Marvel’s most iconic and notorious antiheroes

who has encountered Venom and Black Panther among many others as well as being one of Spider-Man’s best-known and most-formidable enemies.

The film will be released theatrically January 13, 2023.

As for Calypso, she is a voodoo priestess who utilizes magic potions, and besides being an adversary of Spider-Man,

she is also the occasional partner and lover of Kraven.

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