Marvel feels incomplete without us witnessing spiderman swinging through buildings. To fulfill the audience’s demands, Marvel has come up with Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2. Still, we won’t be seeing the movie in the theaters yet. Still, that information is enough to fill the audience with excitement.
In the movie, we’ll be seeing Miles Morals and Gwen Stacy in action. The animated movies haven’t disappointed the fans, and we can be sure that his time, Marvel, will keep us excited, or will they?
Let’s take a detailed look at the upcoming movie. Everything we know about Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2!
Spider-Man Across the Spider-Verse release date
The scheduled date for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2 was mentioned to be on April 8, 2022, but there was some delay in the production, and the official release date was released to October 7, 2022, but that changed as well.
The movie went through some problems, and Sony finally announced that Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse will be released on June 2, 2023.
When they released the first scheduled date, they had to face the challenges of COVID, so it needed to get shifted. Still, after another delay, the movie will be in theaters next year.
The production of the movie began back in 2018, but after certain circumstances, they had to go through some delays, and they again started to take flight. The response has been positive, and if the production starts to move at the same pace, then we will see the movie in the summer of 2023. Let’s look at what producer Chris Miller has to say about the production.
“The development of new groundbreaking art techniques being done for the next Spider-Verse movie is already blowing me away. It’s going to make the first movie look quaint,” said Chris Miller on the positive side of production on the movie.
Trailer of Spider-Man Across the Spider-Verse
The title of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse was confirmed in December 2021, and alongside the title, they also released the trailer! Let’s take a look at the trailer!
In the trailer, we can see the appearance of Gwen Stacy popping through buildings to meet up with Miles Morales while he is in his own world of imagination, listening to music. That moment she takes a peek at his journals of Miles and finds him having a big crush on her!
Miles is grounded, but Gwen pressures him to go on an adventure with her. As Spiderman starts to begin his journey, he bumps into a different alternate reality where he meets up with Spider-Man from the year 2099.
There is a mass difference between Spider-Man from the future, different animation styles, and different suits, everything is unique in this multiverse. When we’ll see the change in fashion, design, and environment, the audience will surely have a jaw-dropping moment.
Many of you might be expecting to see a warm reunion between these Spider-man like Andrew Garfield, Toby Maguire, and Tom Holland, but the animation doesn’t have the same story. When they encounter each other, Spider-Man 2099 grasps Miles and starts to battle with him; they hate each other just like Venom hates Spider-Man.
This might be a commotion and anger before they both work with each other to defeat some world-threatening villains. The movie has a different Spider-man, which makes things pretty much interesting in 2023.
Into the Spider-Verse 2 cast: Who will return for Spider-Man Across the Spider-Verse?
Let’s take a look at the cast members who are confirmed to play their parts in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse:
- Shameik Moore as Miles Morales/Spider-Man
- Oscar Isaac as Miguel O’Hara/Spider-Man 2099
- Hailee Steinfeld as Gwen Stacy/Spider-Gwen
- Jake Johnson as Peter B. Parker/Spider-Man
- Brian Tyree Henry as Jefferson Davis, Miles’s father
- Luna Lauren Vélez as Rio Morales, Miles’s mother
- Issa Rae as Jessica Drew/Spider-Woman
- Jason Schwartzman as The Spot, the movie’s villain
- Daniel Kaluuya as Hobart “Hobie” Brown/Spider-Punk
- Jorma Taccone as The Vulture
- Takuya Yamashiro as the Japanese Spider-Man
Hailee Steinfeld and Shameik Moore are set to prevent their role as Gwen Tracy and Miles Morales. Still, as we’ve seen in the following table, this time there will be many more characters that will try to steal the spotlight from them. Let’s look at some of the stars who have returned for the sequel!
Spider-Man 2099 will be played by Oscar Isaac, aka Miguel O’Hara. He made his debut as Spider-Man in 2099 and traveled into the universe of the 60s Spider-Man series. Let’s see what he said to Screen Rant;
“The thing I can say is, what makes this character so funny is that he’s the one Spider-Man that doesn’t have a sense of humor. Because all of them act like… they’re wisecracks, right? Everybody wisecracks except this guy, who just doesn’t. He’s a very serious Spider-Man,”
Luna Lauren Vélez will also appear in the movie as the mother of Miles Morales. The role of Myre’s father, Jefferson Davis, will be played by Brian Tyree Henry, and peter B Parker, Miles’s mentor, will be played by Jefferson Davis.
There are rumors that the ‘new’ Spider-Woman, aka Jessica Drew will be played by Issa Rae. And the role of the antagonist, Spot, will be voiced by Jason Schwartzman. He is a special antagonist because his body is filled with portals! Even Kemp Powers, co-director, stated that he is one of ‘the deepest cuts in Spider-Man’s rogue gallery.
“But he has a super-power that really excited our entire team: His entire body is covered in little interdimensional portals that can send him anywhere he wants to go,” he added: “We thought it would be really cool if the portals felt like living ink that had spilled or splattered on the comic artist’s drawing. His very simple power provided endless exciting challenges and permutations for our team.”
Christopher Miller and Phil Lord, the producers from the first movie, have directed the script for the sequel alongside David Callaham. The first animated Spider-Man was filled with excitement, and the fans loved it; after seeing such names, we can expect that this time it will be another banger. But will the plot be interesting as well?
What is the Plot of Spider-Man Across the Spider-Verse?
Sony has confirmed the title, and they have also revealed the official synopsis for Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse:
“Miles Morales returns for an epic adventure that will transport Brooklyn’s full-time, friendly neighborhood Spider-Man across the Multiverse to join forces with Gwen Stacy and a new team of Spider-People to face off with a villain more powerful than anything they have ever encountered.”
The full story of the movie hasn’t been revealed yet, and we can’t be sure what kind of expectations it can make because the movie will be a two-part event. Even the producer, Lord, and Miller told EW in December 2021about the split-up decision.
“Miles’ story is an epic,” he added: “We wrote what we thought the story needed to be, and to our surprise, we realized it was two movies instead of one. We’re working on them both as we speak. Part Two will be out sometime in 2023. We will sleep again in 2024.”
The first movie was set in the world of Miles, but the upcoming film will allow the audience to explore different parts of other dimensions. “Every dimension looks and feels radically different from all the others. They all look like they were drawn by a different artist.” Lord and Miller teased
Looking at the tearer, Gwen found a way back to reunite with Miles in his universe, but that sequel also brings up many other challenges. It opens up other dimensions, and many other characters get invited as well.
The original release date of the sequel revealed some logos which featured different iterations of Spider-Man; this gives us a hint that we’ll be introduced to many new characters in the upcoming movie.
Well, one of the interesting things about Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is Supaidaman, Takuya Yamashiro. This means that this time Marvel and Toei, the famous production house in Japan, have granted them access to do anything they like with their character.
Well, one thing we can be sure about the sequel is that it will keep us entertained the whole time. Even Phil Lord said, “It is a very ambitious sequel,” to Collider, “because we didn’t want to do the same thing again. So the idea we would be going to different dimensions really opened up an opportunity artistically to have each world have its own art style.”
He added, “Each dimension [will feel] like it was drawn by a different artist’s hand. Seeing the development of that stuff is breathtaking, and the reason to keep doing it is because it’s so hard to get it right.”