Spider-Verse 2: Each Spider-Man Dimension Will Have Distinct Art Style
Chris Miller and Phil Lord say that each dimension of Spider-Man in Spider-Man (Part One) will have its art style. Before Spider-Man was released in 2018 by Sony Pictures Animation, it was already working on its sequel. They knew that they had a big hit in their hands. Into the Spider-Verse was a huge success and won Best Animated Feature at Academy Awards and a few other awards. This film demonstrated a new way to make a comic book movie.
Spider-Man Across The Spider-Verse was announced in 2019. However, Lord and Miller announced in December 2021 that the sequel would be split into Across The Spider-Verse, which will premiere in October this year, and (Part 2) in 2023. The Spider-Verse 2nd part will continue Miles Morales’ story, first published in Into The Spider-Verse. Many of the original cast members will be returning. Shameik Moore and Hailee Steinfeld will reprise their roles as Miles and Peter B. Parker. Oscar Isaac will return to voice Miguel O’Hara who was featured in In The Spider-Verse’s credits scene. Issa Rae will be joining the cast as Jessica Drew.
Expectations for Spiderverse 2 are high and will stay that way as Lord and Miller continue to tease details about the film. Lord and Miller spoke to Collider to discuss their ambitious plans to make Spider-Man Across The Spider-Verse feel as fresh as the first. Each dimension of Spider-Man will be drawn in a unique art style. Below is Miller’s explanation of the plan.
Phil stated that it is a very ambitious sequeMiller’se. We didn’t want to do the same thing twice. The idea of going to different dimensiodidn’tned up artistically the possibility to create a unique art style for each world. ImageWorks was able to develop a method to make each dimension feel like it was drawn from a different artist. It’s fantastic to see the process of this stuff develop.
The details of Spider-MaIt’sn praise from critics and fans alike. Many loved that Miles was animated at 12 frames per second instead of 24 as he o be Spider-Man. It helped tell his storysecondddition of details in Spider-Man 2 shows the different dimensions in different animation styles is an extension of those already present in Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse. Each Spider-Person Miles encountered had their kind and emphasized from another dimension. Peni Parker, for example, was drawn in anime style and Miles was animated 3D.
It’s not surprising that Lord and Miller thought Across The Spider-Verse neededIt’sbe more than their previous films. The trailer released in December has given fans a glimpse at two of the styles used in Spiderverse 2, However, all the rest remain a mystery. The only way to discover is to watch Spider-Man (Part 1)in theaters next fall.