Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse is the highly anticipated third film in the Spider-Verse franchise, following the success of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. The new film will continue the adventures of Miles Morales as he tries to prevent Spot from destroying the multiverse. This series has stood out in the superhero market with its unique art style and numerous Spider-Man cameos.
Beyond The Spider-Verse – Release Date and Key Details
Although the release date for Beyond the Spider-Verse is currently unclear, Sony Pictures has removed the film from its calendar and is considering new dates depending on the ongoing WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. The same writing and directing teams from Across the Spider-Verse will be returning, including Kemp Powers, Justin K. Thompson, and Joaquim Dos Santos, as well as producers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. The screenplay will be co-written by Lord, Miller, and David Callahan.
Beyond the Spider-Verse and Across the Spider-Verse were shot simultaneously and are closely connected, as the story was too big to fit into one movie. The third installment was initially titled “Across the Spider-Verse Part Two” before being changed to Beyond the Spider-Verse. It is still part of one continuous story.
While details about the plot of Beyond the Spider-Verse are being kept under wraps, the ending of Across the Spider-Verse provides some hints about the direction of the story. Miles finds himself in conflict with the Spider Society for gaining powers he shouldn’t have, and this threatens the interconnected realities of all spider-people. Miles tries to change his father’s fate and ends up on a hostile Earth 42 without Spider-Man. Meanwhile, Gwen and her team of allies try to save him, Miguel O’Hara tries to preserve the multiversal canon, and Spot becomes a more terrifying threat.
The main cast from the previous films, including Shameik Moore as Miles Morales, Hailee Steinfeld as Spider-Woman, and Jake Johnson as Peter B. Parker, are expected to return for Beyond the Spider-Verse. There will also be appearances from characters such as Spider-Man Noir, Peni Parker, Spider-Ham, and Spider-Punk. The film will continue to explore the family-centric themes of Miles’s journey, with Brian Tyree Henry and Luna Lauren Vélez returning as his parents.
Overall, Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse is highly anticipated by fans of the franchise. While the release date is uncertain due to ongoing strikes, the film promises to deliver more of the unique and captivating storytelling that made the Spider-Verse series a critical and commercial success.