Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse co-director Kemp Powers teases the cliffhanger ending of the upcoming sequel.
We’re just a few short weeks away from the release of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, but don’t expect everything to be wrapped up in a neat little bow. Across the Spider-Verse co-director Kemp Powers teased to SFX Magazine that while the upcoming movie has it’s own story, it will end on a cliffhanger.
“Across The Spider-Verse is a movie on its own, but it definitely ends on a bit of a cliffhanger,” Kemp Powers said. “I think it’s a good cliffhanger. We hope that it’s a satisfying tee-up for what’s coming in the third film, because you want people to be excited about what’s coming next.” Powers added, “And it helps that we knew going in that this was part two of a three-part story. Since you already know that that third story is guaranteed, you can tackle it a bit differently. That being said, there’s a lot of key characters in this film, and there’s a story in this film that has an arc of its own that we needed to complete.” Fellow director Joaquim Dos Santos teased that Across the Spider-Verse will be their Empire Strikes Back.
After Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse blew audiences away with its unique style and powerful story, anticipation is high for Across the Spider-Verse. The filmmakers are doubling down on the animation style, which will include five visually-distinct new universes. “The first film was about bringing characters into Miles’ dimension,” explained writer/producer Christopher Miller. “This is about Miles heading off into others.” Of course, visuals aren’t everything, but Shameik Moore believes that the story of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse will be even better than the first movie. “I will say that this story tops the first one,” Moore teased. “If the sky was the limit last time, the sky is now the floor. We’re stepping on it and looking at Jupiter!“
“When Miles Morales is unexpectedly approached by his best friend and love interest Gwen Stacy to complete a mission to save every universe of Spider-People from a mysterious new villain who could cause a catastrophic disaster, Miles is up for the challenge,” reads the official synopsis for Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. “He and Gwen journey through the Multiverse together and meet its protectors, a group of Spider-People known as the Spider-Force. However, Miles finds himself at odds with the Spider-Force on how to handle the threat.” Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse will debut on June 2nd, followed by Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse on March 29, 2024.
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