Sony Pictures has unveiled the release date Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel.
The sequel will continue Miles Morales’ story, with the new director, Joaquim Dos Santos and writer, David Callaham.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, the first animated feature film in the Spider-Man franchise, and set in a shared multiverse called the “Spider-Verse”, which has alternate universes was directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman.
“The movie followed Miles Morales, a Brooklyn teen bitten by a radioactive spider just a few days after dimension-tampering by Wilson Fisk opened portals to other worlds and took the life of Earth-1610’s Peter Parker.
Luckily, Peter B. Parker arrives—along with Gwen Stacy, Spider-Ham, Spider-Man Noir, and Peni Parker to help shape Miles into the hero he was destined to be.”
The film earned couple of awards and nominations, it won Best Animated Feature Film at the 76th Golden Globe Awards, won the same award at the 24th Critics’ Choice Awards and won the Best Animated Feature at the 91st Academy Awards.
It was the first non-Disney or Pixar film to win the Oscar for Best Animated Feature since Rango (2011), becoming the 6th non-Disney/Pixar film to win this award.
In addition to Phil Lord and Christopher Miller returning in some capacity, the sequel will feature Takuya Yamashiro, the main character of the Japanese Spider-Man series from the 1970s.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse grossed $190.2 million in the United States and Canada, and $185.3 million in other territories, for a total worldwide gross of $375.5 million, against a production budget of $90 million.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel arrives in theaters on April 8, 2022.