Marisa Tomei has always seemed very sweet to us, but that doesn’t mean we don’t want to see her evil side. And we’ll soon get the chance, as the Spider-Man actress has just been cast as the villain in Jason Momoa’s next action movie.
Tomei has signed on to play the bad guy in Sweet Girl, according to Collider. The upcoming film is a revenge thriller and marks the directorial debut of Brian Andrew Mendoza, who previously acted as a producer on a number of Momoa projects, namely the films Braven and Road to Paloma and the series Frontier. In the movie, Momoa portrays a father who sets out for revenge against the people responsible for the murder of his wife, while at the same time trying to protect his daughter. Isabela Merced (formerly known as Isabela Moner), who played Dora the Explorer in the live-action adaptation Dora and the Lost City of Gold earlier this year, will portray the daughter.
It’s unclear how Tomei’s character fits into the narrative, but we’re guessing she had something to do with the aforementioned murder. According to Variety, she’ll play a U.S. Senator, which implies that the murder could be part of a broader political conspiracy.
We’ll have to wait a while to find out just how dastardly Tomei’s new character is, as Sweet Girl, which is being produced for Netflix, has no release date as of yet.