Sony’s ‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse‘ may have only just hit cinema screens but off the back of the amazing reviews and its jaw-dropping opening weekend figures across the UK and US, the animation is now set for a sequel and spin-off.
The producer behind one of the best Spider-Man films to hit screens, Amy Pascal, has confirmed due to its popularity Sony have moved their plans forward regarding sequels and spin-offs sooner rather than later she has told Vanity Fair.
While few details of a spin-off have been given, Pascal has stated that the first follow-up will focus heavily on Hailee Stanfield’s Gwen Stacy aka Spider-Gwen which will open up a route for a spin-off for ‘Spider-Women’.
‘Spider-Woman’ is set to star Spider-Gwen, Cindy Moon a.k.a. Silk as Jessica Drew a.k.a. Spider-Woman.
The sequel to ‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’ will be directed by Joaquim Dos Santos (Avatar: The Last Airbender, Voltron) from a script by ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ scribe, David Callaham.
Directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman from a screenplay by Phil Lord, the film introduces Brooklyn teen Miles Morales (Shameik Moore), and the limitless possibilities of the Spider-Verse, where more than one can wear the mask.
The film also features Jake Johnson as Miles’ reluctant mentor, Peter Parker, with Liev Schreiber playing the larger-than-life crime lord Kingpin. Hailee Steinfeld plays the spunky, free-spirited Spider-Gwen, Oscar winner Mahershala Ali is Miles’ influential uncle Aaron, Brian Tyree Henry plays Miles’ father Jefferson, Luna Lauren Velez as Miles’ mother Rio, and Lily Tomlin as Aunt May and Nicholas Cage as Spider-Noir.