Emma Roberts Blames ‘Internet Culture’ for ‘Madame Web’ Box Office Flop

It’s all your fault.

Emma Roberts shares her perspective on why “Madame Web” didn’t succeed at the box office, attributing its failure to the influence of internet culture.

In a recent interview with Variety, Emma Roberts discussed her thoughts on the poor reception of “Madame Web.” The film, directed by S.J. Clarkson and part of Sony’s Spider-Man universe, received negative reviews and low ratings. Roberts attributes the movie’s failure to the current state of internet culture, where everything is subject to jokes and criticism.

Plot Beats

  • The film follows Cassandra “Cassie” Webb, a paramedic who gains clairvoyant powers.
  • Cassie uses her abilities to protect three young girls from a villain.
  • Released in February, the film received an 11% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 57% audience approval score.

Cast and Crew

  • Cast:
  • Emma Roberts as Mary Parker
  • Dakota Johnson as Cassandra “Cassie” Webb
  • Additional actors include (other notable names)
  • Director:
  • S.J. Clarkson

Buzz and Highlights
Roberts expressed frustration with how internet culture impacts the reception of films. She noted that the unpredictable nature of success and failure in the industry is compounded by online jokes and memes. According to Roberts, “If it wasn’t for internet culture and everything being made into a joke, I think that the reception would’ve been different.”

Production Notes
Despite the film’s critical failure, Roberts remains positive about her experience. She praised director S.J. Clarkson and highlighted her enjoyment of the movie. Roberts stated, “I personally really loved ‘Madame Web.’ I really enjoyed the movie. I thought everyone in it was great.”

Closing Credits
While “Madame Web” did not fare well critically or commercially, Emma Roberts stands by the film and her work in it. Her comments highlight the challenges actors and filmmakers face in today’s internet-driven culture.

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