June will mark the return of spider-man to the movies with Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. The sequel to the 2018 film ups the ante with the spidery multiverse and introduces more variants of the hero. To further increase the hype, Empire Magazine presented a preview of its next issue, which brings new information about the film, not forgetting new images.
The sequel to a new universe (2018) will see Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) and Gwen Stacy (Hailee Steinfeld) embark on an adventure through the Spider-Verse. There they will meet different Spideys and their stories. All those spider people have come together to form the Spider-Force, a group tasked with protecting the Spider-Verse from the arrival of a threat that endangers everything. The situation changes completely, since Miles and Gwen will discover something that will make the spider-colleagues turn against them.
doubling down the bet
The first installment surprised fans and critics, the bar was set very high, which is why the sequels: Across the Spider-Verse (2023) and Beyond the Spider-Verse (2024), will not have an easy task, which is why Those responsible behind the films are going to give everything to obtain outstanding sequels.
“Our contract with the audience is to bring them something they’ve never seen before.says writer-producer Christopher Miller in the exclusive Empire interview. “The first movie was about bringing the characters into Miles’ dimension. Now it’s about Miles heading towards other dimensions”, he adds.
Further proving that the stakes are high, Joaquim Dos Santos, who directs the film with Kemp Powers and Justin K. Thompson, reveals that “Across the Spider-Verse” is made up of “five movies in one.” , Empire posted an image of mumbattanthe Indian-inspired city where Paviitr Prabhakar / Spider-Man India lives, a character who will be voiced by Karan Soni (Deadpool).
The classic enemy
“Across the Spider-Verse” will have Spot as the main villain, the individual capable of moving in the Spider-Verse. Thanks to Empire, it is revealed that he will not be the only one, An image from the special reveals Spider-2099 (Oscar Isaac) fighting with the hero’s classic villain, The Vulture (Vulture).
The difference is that this version of Adrian Toomes is completely different. The film version leaves out the character’s classic green color, even increasing his size. This version seems taken from one of the many universes that the heroes will cross.
Finally, Empire advances something that was seen from the first installment, love between Miles Morales and Gwen Stacy. Miles and Gwen’s relationship remains the beginning of a great friendship, but in Across the Spider-Verse the situation will change. Amy Pascal, producer of the film, announced that the link between the two will grow further.
“The danger of a sequel is getting bigger just for the bigger’s sake. But all the bells and whistles are no good unless you care and what you will care about most is the connection between our young Spider-heroes. This movie is a love story between Miles and Gwen”, “detailed Pascal.
Spider-Man Across the Spider-Verse opens in theaters June 2nd of this year.
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