Bitten by a radioactive spider in the subway, Brooklyn teenager Miles Morales suddenly develops mysterious powers that transform him into the only and only spiderman. When he meets Peter Parker, he soon realizes that there are many others who share his special and high-flying talents. Miles must now use his new skills to fight the evil Kingpin, a madman who can open portals to other universes and bring different versions of Spider-Man to our world.
Initial release: December 12, 2018 (United Kingdom)
Directors: Peter Ramsey, Robert Persichetti Jr., Rodney Rothman
Based on: Miles Morales; by: Brian Michael Bendis; Sara pichelli
Budget: 90 million dollars.
Production Companies: Marvel Entertainment, Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a 2018 American computer-animated superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Miles Morales / Spider-Man, produced by Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation in association with Marvel, and distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing . It is set in a shared multiverse called the “Spider-Verse”, which features different alternate universes. The film was directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman from a screenplay by Phil Lord and Rothman, and stars Shameik Moore as Morales, alongside Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali, Jake Johnson, Liev Schreiber, Brian Tyree Henry, Luna Lauren Velez, and Lily Tomlin. In the film, Morales becomes one of many Spider-Men.
Plans for an animated Spider-Man film to be developed by Lord and Christopher Miller were first revealed in 2014, and officially announced in April 2015. Persichetti, Ramsey, and Rothman joined over the next two years, with Moore and Schreiber cast in April 2017 Lord and Miller wanted the film to have its own unique style, combining the in-house computer animation of Sony Pictures Imageworks with traditional hand-drawn comic book techniques inspired by the work of Miles Morales’s co-creator Sara Pichelli. Completing the animation for the film required up to 140 animators, the largest crew ever used by Sony Pictures Animation for a film.