It’s been a little over a year since we first revealed the title of the highly anticipated Spider-verse prosecute. Not long after, Sony Pictures Animation revealed a first look Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse back in December 2021. Since then, not many updates have been provided regarding the project.
The film will feature Miles Morales returning to the big screen with Gwen Stacy and a new team of Spider-People, facing a villain more powerful than anything they’ve ever encountered. One of the new faces joining the fray will be Spider-Man 2099, as seen from the first look.
We also know that a number of new Spider-Variants will appear in the film. These include Jessica Drew’s Spider-Woman, Supaidaman, Scarlet Spider, Spider-Punk, Cyborg Spider-Woman and Spider-Man: India. To date, there has been no word on whether the previous team of Spider-Heroes will return for the sequel as well. The only heroes who would return for the sequel would be Jake Johnson’s Peter B. Parker and Nicolas Cage as Spider-Noir from the first film.
Additionally, we’ve now learned that more Spider-Man heroes will be making their appearance in this film, and this time they’re pretty familiar to all of us.
MCU and PS4 Spider-Men will appear in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
The Cosmic Circus has learned via a number of sources that two of the Spider-Men will be appearing in the upcoming Spider-verse was continued Tom Holland‘s Spider-Man and the Spider-Man from the highly popular Playstation game of the same name.
As of now, there is no word on whether or not Tom Holland would return to voice his Peter Parker for this. However, we’ve been told that the character in that film and the one from the previous MCU installments are the same.
The same can be said for Yuri Lowenthal spider man. The character from the Playstation game and the one in the film are the same. And given his incredible voice acting experience, Lowenthal is likely to reprise his role for the film.
Implications of MCU Spider-Man and PS4 Spider-Man coming in Opposite the Spider-Verse
It would appear that Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse will serve as the next outing for From Tom Holland Peter Parker following the events of Spider-Man: No Way Home. But will the events of that film play a factor in what happens in? Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse?
Will the MCU acknowledge the events of this Spider-Verse sequel move forward? And if Holland‘s Spider-Man can cross over into the Spider-Verse, the same can be said for the characters of this franchise who cross over for Avengers: Secret Wars?
As for the PS4 Spider-Man, this isn’t his first Spider-Verse rodeo. During the comic event Spider-Geddon, the PS4 Spider-Man actually played a major role in the multi-faceted storyline. He even interacted with several Spider-Variants, including an alternate Miles.
It is unknown if these events will actually translate into the film. Nevertheless, it will be fun to see how this experienced Spider-Man interacts with Miles from the Spider-Verse franchise.
More Spider-Variants are yet to be announced
From now on, with Holland and That of Lowenthal Spider-Men appearing in this film, there are approximately 13 Spider-Variants for confirmed Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. And although it may seem like a lot, let us remind you that producers Phil Heer and Christopher Miller confirmed that the sequel added around 240 characters and takes place across six universes.
Now, whether or not those 240 characters are all Spider-Variants has not been confirmed, but according to our sources, there are an estimated number of at least 20 Spider variants in this upcoming sequel. Some of these variants may be some more fan-favorite spiders.
According to one source, there were discussions about incorporation Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire Spider-Men as a cameo. Although it is not confirmed if they will be added for Opposite the Spider-Verse or is saved for the next sequel, Beyond the Spider-Verse.
This same source also revealed that similar discussions took place for Josh Keaton and Christopher Daniel Barnes, possible to change their roles from the Spectacular Spider-Man and the 90s Animated Spider-Man Series, respectively.
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse will hit theaters on June 2, 2023. Are you excited for this movie? What other Spider-Man variants would you like to see appear in the Spider-Verse? Let us know on our Discord or other social media linked above!
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