One of the new Spider-Men set to join the ranks of the highly anticipated sequel to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse has seemingly been revealed. On Twitter, Phil Lord, who co-produced the 2018 project, teased that the Japanese Spider-Man may be appearing in the upcoming film.
On Twitter Shannon Tindle, creator of Kubo and the Two Strings, tweeted at Lord, joking about including the internet sensation. Surprisingly, the producer replied, claiming that Japanese Spider-Man is already designed for the sequel.
— Phil Lord (@philiplord) November 5, 2019
Ever since the first film, Spidey fans have been clamoring for the character to appear, so this is welcome news for many. It will be interesting to see how they will incorporate him into the movie and what role he will play.
Are you excited to see Japanese Spider-Man appear in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2? What other alternate Spider-Men do you want to see? Let us know in the comments below!
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2 swings into theaters April 8, 2022
Directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman with a screenplay by Phil Lord, the film features the voices of Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali, Jake Johnson, Liev Schreiber, Brian Tyree Henry, Luna Lauren Velez, and Lily Tomlin.
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