According to the box office, Sony Animation’s Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, which was released on June 1, 2023, is doing well, steadily. The animated movie collected $17.4 million in the Thursday previews, the second-best for an animated movie after Incredibles 2 (2018).
The social-media statistics for Across The Spider-Verse are higher than the 2018 edition of the Spider-Man sequel by 15 percent, standing at 665.1M across Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, YouTube, and Instagram combined. With 1.85M followers, this animated sequel runs on several channels from the live-action. On the other hand, the previous two action series of the famous animated film Spider-Man gathered 1B SMU social-media impressions, with No-Way-Home ($260M/1.2B SMU) having the biggest weekend. According to RelishMix reports, a Hollywood-based social media analytics firm, fans, and super-fans are sharing posts related to Across The Spider-Verse at a staggering viral rate of 47:1, which is remarkable. RelishMix describes the popularity of Across The Spider-Verse among netizens,
Spider-Verse positive chatter is spilling over into Super Mario Bros mass-audience — with excitement for Hailee Steinfeld as Gwen Stacy aka Spider-Woman, cross-references to live-action Spidey, added enthusiastic praise for the look of the film. MCU divers are plunging into the franchise expansion scenarios and storylines for the next animated and live films — with a noticeable absence of questions about when this will stream.
Behind The Spider-Verse: Cast&Crew
On the creative side, the animated film is written by the American Duo, Phil Lord, and Cristopher Miller; the duo also won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature as producers of Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse (2018) and was co-written by David Callaham. The 2023 film is directed by Avatar’s director Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, and Justin K. Thompson. Meanwhile, the film’s production crew includes Avi Arad, Amy Pascal, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, and Christina Steinberg.
Talking about the cast, the following members are confirmed for the voice-over of the animated film Behind The Spider-verse,
- Shameik Moore as Miles Morales / Spider-Man
- Hailee Steinfeld as Gwen Stacy / Spider-Woman
- Brian Tyree Henry as Jefferson Davis
- Luna Lauren Vélez as Rio Morales
- Jake Johnson as Peter B Parker / Spider-Man
- Jason Schwartzman as Jonathan Ohnn / the Spot
- Issa Rae as Jessica Drew / Spider-Woman
- Karan Soni as Pavitr Prabhakar / Spider-Man India
- Daniel Kaluuya as Hobart “Hobie” Brown / Spider-Punk
- Oscar Isaac as Miguel O’Hara / Spider-Man 2099
- Greta Lee as Lyla
- Rachel Dratch as the school counsellor
- Jorma Taccone as Vulture
- Shea Whigham as George Stacy
- Andy Samberg as Ben Reilly / Scarlet Spider
Will there be a sequel to Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse?
If you have finished watching Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse and eagerly waiting for the announcement for the next part, here’s the answer. According to the Evening Standard, Tom Holland has confirmed the sequel to the animated film. In a media interview, Tom talked about the sequence of the film and said that he had meetings regarding the film; however, Tom refused to reveal further details about it. He said,
I can’t talk about that, but I can say that we have been having meetings. We’ve put the meetings on pause in solidarity with the writers.There’s been multiple conversations, but at this point it’s very, very early stages.
The superhit animated film’s producer, Amy Pascal, when asked about another sequel to the movie, he replied,
Are we going to make another movie? Of course we are. We’re in the process, but the writers’ strike, nobody is working during the strike. We’re all being supporters and whenever they get themselves together, we’ll get started.
Talking about the release date for Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse’s sequel, many media sources have confirmed that the movie will be followed by another sequel, by 2024.