Fans are excited to see all the different Spider-People writers and producers Phil Lord & Chris Miller managed to get inside Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. However, we should all be prepared to see more versions of the Webslinger Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse. That’s because, during an exclusive interview with Collider’s Steven WeintraubLord and Miller revealed how the epic conclusion to their trilogy will feature more Spider-People.
In 2018, Lord and Miller crushed everyone’s expectations by bringing the best Spider-Man film to hit theaters. for starters, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a feast for the eyes while serving as an emotional origin story for Miles Morales (voiced by Shameik Moore). Besides that, Into the Spider-Verse tap into the true multiverse madness to bring together several of the Spider-People, including Spider-Gwen (voiced by Hailee Steinfeld).
For the sequel, Lord and Miller once again pushed the boundaries of superhero storytelling by having Gwen invite Miles to join the multiverse Spider-People team. It’s the perfect excuse to pay homage to an obscure iteration of Spider-Man, but also to show how strange the multiverse really is. Hence, in Across the Spider-VerseFrom the trailer, we can already see hundreds of Spider-People, including Oscar IsaacMiguel O’Hara, aka Spider-Man 2099, Issa RaeJessica Drew aka Spider-Woman, and Karan SoniIndian Spider-Man, Pavitr Prabhakar.
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse it still hasn’t premiered, but we’re eager to see what surprises Lord and Miller have in store for the trilogy’s end. Fortunately, the creative duo seems determined to bring more Spider-People to theaters. When asked about their plans for Beyond the Spider-Verse, Miller tells us they “saved some” of the Spider-People for the finale. Lord also added, “You think you’ve seen every Spider-Person you can imagine, but not every Spider-Person We I can imagine.” The duo’s creativity is endless, and if the two upcoming films prove to be just as great Into the Spider-VerseLord and Miller would make the perfect superhero trilogy.
What Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse About?
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse introduces the villain The Spot (voiced by Jason Schwartzmann), which can create portals and travel between timelines. To stop this new threat, Miles will join the Spider Society, a super team formed by Spider-People from every dimension. However, when Miles is asked to sacrifice everything for the cause, the young Spider-Man clashes with Miguel O’Hara, starting a Spider-People civil war that will reverberate across the Multiverse.
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse will hit theaters on June 2, 2023. Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse released on March 29, 2024. Stay tuned for our full interview with Lord and Miller.