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Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse Sequel ‘Definitely’ In The Works

by : Lucy Connolly on : 21 Jun 2019 13:52
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A sequel to Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse is ‘definitely’ in the works, producer Amy Pascal has confirmed.

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After the Oscar winning/BAFTA winning/Golden Globe winning/all-round winning success of the first film, a sequel was never really in question.

Particularly because the film was held in such a high regard by Spidey fans, with some even referring to it as the best adaptation of Spider-Man yet.

Take a look at the trailer below:

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The news of a sequel is likely receive a warm welcome from fans; since Into The Spider-Verse was released last year, it’s received a 93 per cent audience score on Rotten Tomatoes, with many demanding a follow-up.

We won’t have to wait as long for a sequel as we might have initially thought, as Pascal revealed in an interview with io9 that one is already on the cards.

She explained:

We are definitely hard at work on the sequel. You can expect another movie.

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This isn’t the first time a sequel has been alluded to; in November, before Into The Spider-Verse was even released worldwide, news broke that Joaquim Dos Santos (Avatar: The Last Airbender) would be directing a Spider-Verse sequel with David Callaham (The Expendables) writing the script.

Just months later, it was confirmed the film’s producers, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, had signed on to make Spider-Verse TV shows; Pascal added these shows are also progressing.

She said:

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We are doing some television and all these things have to make sense together. I think we have some fantastic shows that we’re doing and we’re just putting them together now.

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse follows Brooklyn teenager Miles Morales as he becomes the Spider-Man of his reality.

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Crossing paths with counterparts from other dimensions, the ‘Spider-People’ team up to stop Wilson Fisk – also known as the Kingpin – as he presents a threat to all realities.

As per Digital Spy, the sequel will focus on one particular aspect of the first film – the growing romance between Miles and the alternate-reality, superhero version of Gwen Stacy.

Although the movie’s primary focus will be on their growing romance, it’s expected to feature the other Spider-Men too – considering it’s most likely another multi-verse story.

No cast announcements have been made yet, but we expect Shameik Moore and Hailee Steinfeld will reprise their roles as Miles and Gwen at the very least.

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Lucy Connolly

A Broadcast Journalism Masters graduate who went on to achieve an NCTJ level 3 Diploma in Journalism, Lucy has done stints at ITV, BBC Inside Out and Key 103. While working as a journalist for UNILAD, Lucy has reported on breaking news stories while also writing features about mental health, cervical screening awareness, and Little Mix (who she is unapologetically obsessed with).

Topics: Film and TV, Amy Pascal, Film, Spider-Man, Spider-Man: Into The Spider Verse

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Rotten Tomatoes and 2 others
  1. Rotten Tomatoes

    SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE

  2. io9

    In Case You Were Worried, a Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Sequel Is Definitely in the Works

  3. Digital Spy

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel plot, cast, spin-offs, release date and everything you need to know