“Cannot wait for this movie”: Sony Confirms ‘Across the Spider-Verse’ Has a Whopping 280 Spider-People as Fans Becomes Restless

"Cannot wait for this movie": Sony Confirms 'Across the Spider-Verse' Has a Whopping 280 Spider-People as Fans Becomes Restless
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Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse will be released on June 2, 2023. The storyline of the film is already generating headlines since Spider-Man fans will see a lot of spider people in it. Hailee Steinfeld will portray a ghost-spider in the film, and there is a lot of buzz about her character on the internet. 

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Spider-Man Across the Spider-Verse
Spider-Man Across the Spider-Verse

Fans are counting down the days until the release, and new fan theories are coming up about the movie and its characters. 

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Directors of the upcoming Spiderman movie confirm there will be around 280 spider people 

Spider-Man Across the Spider-Verse
Spider-Man Across the Spider-Verse

The movie Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is directed by Joaquim Dos Santos, Justin K. Thompson, and Kemp Powers. Thompson talked about how many spider people will be seen in the movie as the story of the film will be involving a massive number of spider people. Many spider people have a significant role in the film that will be played by lead actors. Shameik Moore will be playing the role of Miles Morales, the British actor Daniel Kaluuya will portray the character of Spider-Punk, Oscar Isaac will be seen as Miguel O’Hara, and Jake Johnson as Peter B. Parker. 

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Thompson was asked about how many spider-people will be spotted in the movie Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. He also said they kept adding many spider-people because of the movie’s demand until they wrapped up the movie. In his statement regarding the spider-people in the movie, Thompson said,

“The exact number? Oh boy, we kept adding, like all the way up until the very end. Honestly, I’m gonna be level with you, we just finished the film, like in the last like two weeks, and I don’t think I’ve had time to pause and actually take a final count. But I think it was about 280 the last time I looked in.”

He further added,

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“Just to be clear, that doesn’t mean specific, unique characters that you might recognize, it might mean variations as well. But if you’re just talking about named characters, then I think there’s probably about 95.”

Fans are even more curious and excited about the upcoming Spiderman film now that Thompson has stated that there will be approximately 280 spider-people.

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Andy Samberg will probably be seen in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

Andy Samberg at an event
Andy Samberg at an event

Although there have been numerous revelations regarding the film since its production began, there are still many details that remain unknown. The most important aspects of the films remain a mystery to fans. As per reports actor and comedian Andy Samberg will be making an appearance in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.Scarlet Spider will be played by the 44-year-old actor. Scarpet-Spider’s real identity is Ben Reilly, and he is a clone of Peter Parker. In the film, the villain Jackall created Reilly aka Scarlet Spiderman.Since fans learned that the Brooklyn Nine-Nine character will play a key role in the film Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, there has been a surge of excitement.

Source: Collider; Coming Soon

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