A brand new Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse photo from Sony Pictures’ highly-anticipated animated sequel has been released (via Empire). The image gives fans a glimpse of Spider-Man 2099’s fight against a medieval version of the famous Spider-Man villain Vulture, who will be voiced by Parks and Recreation vet Jorma Taccone.
The film will be arriving in theaters this coming June 2, pitting it against the upcoming horror thriller The Boogeyman, based on Stephen King’s short story. It is also set to make its debut in the same month as other high-profile projects like Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, The Flash, and Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.
The film is directed by Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, and Justin K. Thompson. It stars Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Jake Johnson, Issa Rae, Daniel Kaluuya, Jason Schwartzman, Brian Tyree Henry, Luna Lauren Velez, Greta Lee, Rachel Dratch, Jorma Taccone, Shea Whigham, Karan Soni, Oscar Isaac, and more.
“Miles Morales returns for the next chapter of the Spider-Verse saga, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse,” reads the synopsis. “After reuniting with Gwen Stacy, Brooklyn’s full-time, friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is catapulted across the Multiverse, where he encounters a team of Spider-People charged with protecting its very existence. But when the heroes clash on how to handle a new threat, Miles finds himself pitted against the other Spiders and must redefine what it means to be a hero so he can save the people he loves most.”
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is produced by Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Amy Pascal, Avi Arad, and Christina Steinberg with Alonzo Ruvalcaba. Peter Ramsey — the first film’s director — and Aditya Sood are executive producing.
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