The first Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was the perfect film from start to finish in every element, but one of the key elements to its success was the musical score from Daniel Pemberton and now fans can keep their excitement high for the upcoming sequel as the Golden Globe-nominated composer has taken to Twitter to confirm his return!
..here’s the three #SpiderVerse directing geniuses Peter, Rodney and Bob in Paris and a rare self post of me in front of a massive bus looking a bit awkward..
..see you in 2022 for the next adventure pic.twitter.com/wmB4BLB4Ma
— Daniel Pemberton (@DANIELPEMBERTON) December 14, 2020
Joaquim Dos Santos (Voltron: Legendary Defenders) will direct the upcoming sequel. He will also be joined by screenwriter David Callaham, whose previous credits include Wonder Woman 1984 and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Sony Imageworks is again handling the sequel’s animation as they were the ones were responsible for the film’s comic impressive CGI animation which gave it a comic book design feel to it. The studio had reportedly used more than 170 animators to create Into the Spider-Verse.
Originally scheduled for an April 2022 release, the Spider-Verse sequel has now been pushed back to October 7, 2022 which will be over three years since the Oscar-winning first film had its theatrical release in 2018.
In addition to its impressive run on the awards circuit leading up to the Oscars, the animated epic took in $350 million at the box office and introduced Miles Morales as Spider-Man to a new generation. Shameik Moore, star of The Get Down and Dope, voices Miles Morales in the film. He is joined by Liev Schreiber as Kingpin, Mahershala Ali as Miles’ Uncle Aaron, Brian Tyree Henry as Miles’ father Jefferson, Luna Lauren Velez as Miles’ mother Rio, Lily Tomlin as Aunt May, with Hailee Steinfeld as Spider-Gwen, Jake Johnson as Peter Parker along with Kimiko Glenn (Orange Is the New Black) as SP//dr aka Peni Parker; comedian John Mulaney as Spider-Ham; and Nicolas Cage as Spider-Man Noir.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman. The script was written by Phil Lord, who produced the film along with Avi Arad, Amy Pascal, Christopher Miller, and Christina Steinberg.
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