You wake up with a strange tingling sensation and realize you’ve sprouted eight new appendages overnight. Great, you’ve turned into Spider-Man of “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.” Again. As if dealing with the angst of your everyday teenage life wasn’t enough, now you have to master web-slinging and fight villains with a witty quip always at the ready.
At least you can take solace knowing you’re not alone in your arachnid abilities. Turns out there’s a whole multiverse of Spider-People out there, from Spider-Gwen to Spider-Ham and beyond, who are just as weirdly attuned to their spider sense as you are.
The upcoming animated film Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse will dive deeper into this bizarre collection of webheads.
While little is known about the plot, you can bet it’ll be an adventure as wild and colorful as the Spider-Verse. So get ready to meet some new Spider-Friends and tangle with interdimensional bad guys when the movie swings into theaters next year. Your spider sense is tingling already.
Groundbreaking Animation and Visuals Of Spider-Man Animated Movie
The animation in “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” is poised to be a visual feast for the senses. We’re talking trippy dimensions, parallel universes, and more Spider-People than you can shake a web at.
According to insider sources, the animators were given one directive: “Make it weird.” And boy, did they deliver. We’re talking psychedelic colors, bizarre creatures, and mind-bending landscapes that make “Inception” look like child’s play.
Of course, “weird” is subjective. One animator’s far out is another’s perfectly pedestrian. But when you’ve got universes colliding and an army of Spider-Men assembling, standard went out the window long ago.
This movie aims to take animation where it’s never been before. Will that make it good? That remains to be seen. Groundbreaking visuals are all excellent, but without a solid story, it’s all just an empty spectacle. And if we’ve learned anything from the Star Wars prequels, more than special effects is needed to make a great film.
Here’s hoping that in their quest to get weird, the creators remembered that, at its heart, this is a story about a kid from Queens struggling to do the right thing. If that human element remains, “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” can be more than just a giant, technicolor, spider-filled novelty act. But either way, you’re in for a wild ride.
An All-Star Voice Cast of Spider-Man Animated Movie
If the star-studded cast is any indication, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse will be an animated extravaganza. We’ve got Spider-People from parallel universes, villains with vendettas, and more quips and witty comebacks than you can shake a web at.
We have Shameik Moore returning as Miles Morales, your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. Hailee Steinfeld’ll join him as Gwen Stacy, a.k.a. Spider-Gwen, who’s sure to bring her signature sass and smarts.
Then there’s Jake Johnson as Peter B. Parker, a paunchier, past-his-prime Spidey. If the first movie’s any clue, the banter between these two webheads alone will be worth the price of admission.
On the villain front, we have Jason Schwartzman as The Spot, a baddie who can teleport via interdimensional portals. And rumor has it The Vulture may make an appearance, though whether it’s the Michael Keaton version from the MCU or a new incarnation remains to be seen.
You never know who might pop up with all these Spider-People and villains from a multiverse of possibilities. Will we get a glimpse of Spider-Ham? Spider-Man Noir? Maybe even Tobey Maguire or Andrew Garfield reprising their roles? The potential for surprise cameos and easter eggs is through the proverbial roof.
While the plot’s still under wraps, with all this talent and so many Spider-People to juggle in a single film, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is sure to be a hilarious, heartfelt, and action-packed adventure through the Spider-Verse and back again. The movie’s not out until 2022, but the waiting will be the most challenging part!
Epic Score and Soundtrack
The Sounds of the Spider-Verse
Regarding superhero movies, the score and soundtrack are just as important as the visuals in setting the right mood. For Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, you can expect an epic, orchestral score to accompany the web-slinging action and interdimensional hijinks.
Composer Daniel Pemberton, who also scored the first Spider-Verse film, will return to work his musical magic. If the pulse-pounding tracks from the previous movie are any indication, get ready for dramatic builds, emotional swells, and synth-heavy beats.
The soundtrack will feature popular songs in between the orchestral pieces to match the movie’s fun and irreverent tone.
The first film included hits from Post Malone, Swae Lee, and Nicki Minaj. We’ll get an Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga duet or a Billie Eilish track with spooky, ethereal vocals this time. Or they could go full meme and use Smash Mouth’s “All-Star” – you never know!
Of course, no Spider-Man movie would be complete without a little “Spider-Man, Spider-Man, does whatever a spider can.”
Like in the first Spider-Verse, you can expect an upbeat cover version of the classic 60’s cartoon theme song to play over the end credits. They may switch it up with a dreamy synth-wave remix or a mumble rap version this time.
Jokes aside, the music and sounds of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse will likely be just as creative and genre-bending as the visuals. When you have infinite universes to explore, the possibilities for the soundtrack are endless.
Prepare for a mashup of orchestral grandeur, hip-hop beats, and nostalgic throwbacks. However the music turns out, it’s sure to be a fun, over-the-top accompaniment to Spider-Man’s next big multiverse adventure.
Speculation on Storyline and Plot
With a title like “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse,” the speculation machine is in overdrive. What does it mean? Parallel universes? Time travel? Both? The possibilities are as endless as the multiverse itself.
Some fans theorize that Miles Morales will web-sling his way into various parallel realities, meeting other Spider-People.
Maybe he’ll run into Spider-Gwen again or even Spider-Ham. Perhaps in one fact, Uncle Ben didn’t die, and Peter Parker became a famous movie star instead of Spidey. Or Miles may find himself in a steampunk 1870s New York, teaming up with a Spider-Man with a handlebar mustache to stop an octopus-themed villain.
Others guess the story will involve dimension-hopping villains who threaten the space-time continuum, and Miles must work with the Spider-People of the multiverse to set things right. That sounds like a job for the Spider-Verse Avengers! Then again, with “Into the Spider-Verse” as a template, the plot could be completely different and still unique.
A Web of Possibilities
Whatever direction the story goes, one thing’s certain—this movie will be an animated spectacular. The first film reinvented the visual style of superhero movies, and the sequel will push the envelope even further.
Maybe each universe will have its unique animation style. Or pop culture references and jokes that go over the heads of anyone over 25. Or a killer soundtrack that you’ll be singing for months.
While we speculate, the creators are weaving an intricate web of possibilities behind the scenes. All remains for us to get tangled up in the adventure when “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” hits theaters. Waiting is the most challenging part! But the rewards of diving once more into the Spider-Verse will make it worth it.
FAQ: Everything We Know About Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
So, you have questions about the new Spider-Man movie, do you? We have answers. The truth is, at this point, we know about as much as Jon Snow. But rumors are swirling faster than Spidey can sling a web.
Will Tom Holland star as Spider-Man?
Nope, this is an animated film, so live-action Spideys will only appear if they do a voice cameo, in which case, the mind is blown!
What’s the plot?
Your guess is as good as ours. Something about multiple universes and Spider-People teaming up. Think “Into the Spider-Verse,” but with more dimensions and characters.
When will it be released?
The current release date is the 2nd of June, 2023. But as we’ve learned, release dates are as fragile as a spider’s web in a hurricane. Fingers crossed!
Will other Spider-Species appear?
We have yet to learn. But if the first movie is any indication, we’re in for some fantastic voice talent. They may get Spider-Ham and Peni Parker back. Hey, why not throw in Spider-Punk and Spider too? The more, the merrier!
Will the animation be as groundbreaking as the first film?
One can only hope. The visuals of “Into the Spider-Verse” were truly mind-bending. If the sequel is half as innovative, it’ll still be a work of art. The directors have said this movie will make the first film look like a “student film” in comparison. No pressure, guys!
Will there be a post-credits scene?
Does whatever a spider can spin a web? Of course, there will likely be a teaser for what’s to come. The Spider-Verse is vast, and there are plenty more stories to tell!
You may have more questions than these! But one thing’s for sure—if this sequel is anything like the original, we’ll all be happy spiders when it emerges from the web.
So there you have it, true believers. The web-slinging wonder returns to delight and confound us again as the multiverse opens up before our eyes. Who knows which Spider-People might drop in for a visit?
We’ll see Spider-Ham reprise his porcine role, or even Spider-Punk will appear with his anarchic attitude and guitar skills.
While the storyline remains shrouded in mystery, one thing is sure – this highly-anticipated sequel will surely be a thrill ride across dimensions that will leave you clinging to your theater seat like Spidey clings to walls. What a time to be alive in the Spider-Verse! If you’ll excuse me, I must dig my Spider-Man pajamas out of the closet.