Into the Spider-Verse Director Walks Back Sequel Time Jump Comment

At the Critics' Choice Awards, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse directors Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman seemingly teased that the forthcoming sequel would take place after a two-year time jump. However, Rothman has debunked this by clarifying that it was a joke.

In response to an article about the time jump, Rothman wrote, "Note to self, going forward: don't make jokes on the red carpet," indicating that he and his co-directors weren't serious about a possible time jump.

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Though the true details of the Into the Spider-Verse sequel are currently unknown, the film will give way to a female-led spinoff and may launch TV projects focused on the various versions of Spider-Man. While it may take the sequel some time to find a story, it's safe to say that Into the Spider-Verse still has ways to keep its audience entertained for the time being.

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 in theaters now.

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