Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

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Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
Directed by
Screenplay by
Based onMarvel Comics
Produced by
Starring
Music byDaniel Pemberton
Production
companies
Distributed bySony Pictures Releasing
Release date
  • June 2, 2023 (2023-06-02)
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is an upcoming American computer-animated superhero movie. It is about the Marvel Comics character Miles Morales / Spider-Man. The movie is produced by Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation in association with Marvel. It is distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing. The movie is the first of a two-part sequel to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018). It is set in a shared multiverse of alternate universes called the "Spider-Verse". The movie is directed by Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, and Justin K. Thompson. Shameik Moore is the voice of Morales. Other actors include Oscar Isaac, Hailee Steinfeld, Jake Johnson, and Issa Rae.

Production[change | change source]

Sony began developing Across the Spider-Verse before Into the Spider-Verse's release in 2018. The focus of the movie is on the relationship between Morales and Steinfeld's Gwen Stacy / Spider-Woman. The movie was announced in November 2019. Animation work began in June 2020. The title of the movie was revealed in December 2021.

Release[change | change source]

The movie is scheduled to be released in the United States on June 2, 2023,[1] delayed from an initial April 2022 date due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A third movie, Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse, is set to be released in March 2024.[2] A female-focused spin-off movie is also in development.

Main Cast[change | change source]

Additional voices include Rachel Dratch as the counselor at Miles's school;[11][12] Shea Whigham as police captain George Stacy, Gwen's father;[12] and Jorma Taccone as the Vulture, a Renaissance-inspired criminal with an Italian accent.[10][12] The character Takuya Yamashiro (also known as the "Japanese Spider-Man") from the 1978 Spider-Man series will also appear in the film.[13]

References[change | change source]

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