Francis Ford Coppola Has A Surprising Opinion of Into the Spider-Verse

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Despite recently calling Marvel Studios movies "despicable," acclaimed director Francis Ford Coppola actually enjoyed 2018's animated feature Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, according to one of the film's directors.

"Actually, Francis HAS seen it and was very complimentary and really appreciated the innovation and animated performances," co-director Peter Ramsey said in response to a Twitter post suggesting Coppola would enjoy Into the Spider-Verse. "So, not everything is so cut and dried."

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Sony's Into the Spider-Verse was lauded by both critics and moviegoers alike. The film even won the Best Animated Feature at the Golden Globe Awards, Annie Awards and Academy Awards. Additionally, a sequel to the film is currently in the works, according to producer Amy Pascal.

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Directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse stars Shameik Moore, Brian Tyree Henry, Jake Johnson, Mahershala Ali, Hailee Steinfeld, Liev Schreiber, Luna Lauren Velez, Lily Tomlin, Nicolas Cage, John Mulaney and Kimiko Glenn. The film is available on Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD.

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