Beyond the Spider-Verse Release: Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse is in the works, serving as a sequel to 2023’s Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. While the specific release date is yet to be out, the fans are eagerly waiting, particularly following the significant cliffhanger in its predecessor. Here is all we need to know about Beyond the Spider Verse release, plot, and more.
Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider Verse Release
Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse has been indefinitely delayed due to the ongoing WGA writers’ and SAG-AFTRA actors’ strike. Consequently, the film currently does not have a release date. However, the initial release date was March 29, 2024. The delay is a result of the industry-wide labor strikes impacting the production timeline.
Signs indicating a potential delay for Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse were apparent, with statements from Hailee Steinfeld. She mentioned not having recorded any dialogue for the final movie as of June 2023. Additionally, an interview with one of the film’s animators, featured in Vulture, conveyed the strong likelihood that the March release date would not work. These insights from key individuals involved in the production hinted at the challenges the project was facing, contributing to the decision to postpone the release amid the industry strikes.
Producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller weighed in on the situation, addressing the delay news in June 2023. They shared with ComicBook.com that they will take the necessary time to ensure it becomes a great film. Miller emphasized that they won’t rush to meet a release date that doesn’t align with the quality they aim to achieve. The comments suggest a focus on delivering a high-quality movie, and it appears that the release date will be determined based on the needs of the production.
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Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse Plot
While there are no official story details for Beyond the Spider-Verse, it appears that the movie will pick up directly from where it left off, with Miles utilizing his electric powers to escape from Uncle Aaron and the Prowler. Miles will likely navigate this world while battling against time to return to Earth-1610 to save his father. The exact method he’ll use for this remains uncertain.
Co-director Kemp Powers emphasized the importance of the cliffhanger in the third film. They aimed for a satisfying setup for what’s to come. Knowing that the third part of the story allows them to approach it differently. Co-director Joaquim Dos Santos drew inspiration from The Empire Strikes Back, expressing the hope that this could be their equivalent of that sequel. Additionally, producer Christopher Miller has teased that the film will provide a very satisfying conclusion.
Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse Cast
Beyond the Spider-Verse will likely feature the return of all major characters from Across the Spider-Verse. This includes Shameik Moore reprising his role as Miles Morales and Hailee Steinfeld as Spider-Gwen.
Miles’ family members (Brian Tyree Henry as Jefferson Davis and Luna Lauren Vélez as Rio Morales) will return. Following the events that led Miles to Earth-42, Mahershala Ali will reprise his role as Aaron Davis.
Other Spidey-variants expected to return include Jake Johnson as Peter B. Parker, Issa Rae as Jessica Drew, Karan Soni as Pavitr Prabhakar, Daniel Kaluuya as Hobie/Spider-Punk, Andy Samberg as Scarlet Spider, Amandla Stenberg as Spider-Byte, and Oscar Isaac as Miguel O’Hara.
Jason Schwartzman is ready to return as The Spot in Beyond the Spider-Verse. He causes issues in Across the Spider-Verse and is determined to make Miles lose everything. Given the ending of the second movie, more characters from Into the Spider-Verse are expected to appear. It will likely include John Mulaney as Spider-Ham and Kimiko Glenn as Peni Parker.