A sequel to the Oscar-winning animated film 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,' this film will detail adventures of the different Spideys through different dimensions.
Whether it be the MCU Spider-Man or Sony’s animated version of the masked character, it has been a popular iteration for the past 50 years. Therefore, even the anticipation for Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse has been astounding. After the resounding commercial and critical success of the first film, Sony decided to make to set a sequel in development.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse follows the teenager Miles Morales, a student who just started as a new student in Visions Academy, where he feels like he doesn’t belong because the school is ‘elitist.’ Upset with his father, he turns to his uncle Aaron Davis (Mahershala Ali) (whom we see a glimpse of in Spider-Man: Homecoming) and in some subway graffiti incident, he gets bitten by the fateful spider. The rest of the story follows up with him finding the Peter Parker of his universe battling with Wilson Fisk (Liev Schreiber), and the Particle Collider that might destroy the world. The collider sets in motion events that would bring Spideys from different universes.
The film ends with Fisk defeated and Miles Morales becoming a saviour for the community. However, in the mid-credits scene we see the portal open again and see Spider-Gwen make an appearance beckoning Miles to join her on another adventure.
Yes! It is confirmed and teased multiple times that Across the Spiderverse will be coming to theaters soon. Additionally, it will be the first part in a two-part series of the story bringing together the different spideys from their dimensions to the one with Miles Morales.
Considering that the first look of the film is already out, fans have a certain idea of what the film is going to bring to screen this time. In this film, Miles will travel across different dimensions and meet other spider-people (or animals, let’s not forget Spider-Ham). A trailer shows Mumbattan, a portmanteau of two of the busiest cities, with text written in Hindi flying across the screen reading ‘Thwip.’
And as confirmed in the post-credits scene we see Miguel O’Hara Spider-Man 2099 gearing up to make his entrance in the next one. Along with Spider-man 2099, Spider-Woman is also set to appear in the film, merging the dimensions even further.
As usual, Shameik Moore will be reprising his role as Miles Morales, Hailee Steinfeld will be coming back as Gwen Stacy aka Spider-Gwen, Jake Johnson is also set to reprise his role as Spider-Man from Earth-616 and Brian Tyree Henry will also be making a comeback as Jefferson Davis.
Oscar Isaac, whose, voice was teased at the end of the first film will be coming in as Spider-Man 2099, while Issa Rae will be joining the cast as Spider-Woman. And Miles Morales' most formidable foe The Spot will be voiced by Jason Schwartzman. It is unclear whether Nicholas Cage, John Mulany or Kimiko Glenn will make an appearance in the upcoming installment.
Meet The Spot, Miles Morales's most formidable foe yet. 🕳 Voiced by Jason Schwartzman, see him in action in Spider-Man: Across the #SpiderVerse, exclusively in movie theaters June 2, 2023. pic.twitter.com/1aAmMjMcpX— Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse (@SpiderVerse) June 13, 2022
The film was originally set to come out this year, however, will the pandemic setting back productions of all forms, the film is now slated to come out on June 2, 2023.