Into the Spider-Verse Sequel Set For 2022

by Erik Amaya

Miles Morales returns to theaters on April 8th, 2022
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sony has set that date for the release of the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel. The first film, featuring the voices of Shameik Moore as Miles, Jake Johnson as a down-on-his luck Peter Parker, and Hailee Steinfeld as Spider-Gwen, roared into theaters in late 2018 and earned a Best Animated Feature Oscar when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences handed out awards earlier this year.
The film was a remarkable rethink of Sony’s Spider-Man and gave them the confidence to renegotiate their deal with Disney in regards to the use of Peter Parker in their films. It was also a sorely needed win after their last non-MCU Spidey film, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, sank in public perception and nearly killed its plans for a cinematic universe.
Plot details will not be forthcoming for sometime, but one imagines the story will see Miles continue as his Earth’s Spider-Man, with the others reuniting to face a new threat. Alternatively, the film may make good on that crazy Spider-Man 2099 stinger scene. Or, crazier still, it may establish the MCU Peter Parker (Tom Holland) as part of the Spider-Verse once he comes home to Sony after the second Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel and one other MCU appearance.

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