Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Announces Sequel Release Date

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

A sequel to Sony's critically acclaimed Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse film is on the way -- and now we know when it will hit theaters.

On Twitter, the film shared a frenetic teaser boasting the project's release date: April 8, 2022. The project does not yet have an official title.

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Joaquim Dos Santos is slated to direct the sequel. Santos has served as director on several animated series, including Justice League Unlimited, Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra. David Callaham, who helped write Wonder Woman 1984, is set to pen the sequel's script.

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The first Into the Spider-Verse film released last December. It went on to win the Oscar for Best Animated Feature at the 91st Academy Awards. A sequel was announced mere weeks after the film's release, with producer Amy Pascal promising in June, "We are definitely hard at work on the sequel."

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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