The sequel to Oscar winning animation “Spider-Man: Into The Spider Verse” is set to come to the big screen in April, 2022.
The franchise announced on Friday the release date of the sequel.
The first film follows the story of a Brooklyn teenager Miles Morales who was bitten by a radioactive spider in the subway. Morales suddenly develops mysterious powers that transform him into the one and only Spider-Man. When he meets Peter Parker, he soon realizes that there are many others who share his special, high-flying talents. Morales must now use his newfound skills to battle the evil Kingpin, a hulking madman who can open portals to other universes and pull different versions of Spider-Man into our world.
“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” grossed $375.5 million worldwide against a production budget of $90 million thereby becoming Sony Pictures Animation’s highest grossing film domestically.
It received praise for its animation, characters, story, voice acting, humor and soundtrack, and won numerous awards, including Best Animated Feature at the 91st Academy Awards, 46th Annie Awards, and 76th Golden Globe Awards.
Producers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller would be back to produce the follow-up.
culled from: guardian.ng