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Shameik Moore voices Miles Morales, the Afro-Latino kid who puts on Spidey's The various Spider people (and one pig) bring their respective animation styles to "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse." Release date: Dec. Anyone wary of “Spider-Man” fatigue in the cinemas should know that Peter Parker hero who's been the focal point of every film to date. In this world, a radioactive spider bites young Miles Morales, an Afro-Latino teenager who then and Peter Porker aka The Spectacular Spider-Ham (John Mulaney). Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities.
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It's a little different for Miles' comic counterpart, who first appeared in Marvel's Ultimate universe -- an alternate continuity to its main universe. He later came back because comics are weird like that. Miles Morales' solo comic series will return in December. However, it returned on Dec.
There's also comic book precedent for Miles running into an older Peter from another universe. The pair first met in the Spider-Men miniserieswhich sees them taking on Mysterio. I think that that's very powerful and iconic," Moore said of the character. Spider-Gwen This character comes from a universe where Gwen Stacy, instead of Peter, was bitten by a radioactive spider. Fortunately, the movie's version of Gwen voiced by Hailee Steinfeld avoided that fate and took on the name Spider-Woman.
Spider-Gwen is voiced by Hailee Steinfeld.
Into the Spider-Verse (again): why the world needed an African-American Spider-Man
However, she's got a new series by the name of Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider and is also among the central characters in the animated series Marvel Rising: He made his first appearance in 's Spider-Man Noir No. Unlike the other characters we've looked at, he hasn't had an ongoing series. His story was told in a self-titled miniseries and its sequel, Eyes Without a Face.
Both lasted four issues. Gamers will know him from 's Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensionswhere he was voiced by Christopher Daniel Barnes -- who played a more traditional Peter in the '90s animated series. The game teams him up with Spider-Men from three other parallel universes. Moore first drew notice in the well-received indie film Dope in He says being chosen to play Morales is as rare as. However, many thousands of people live in Brooklyn.
Sony chose me to play Miles Morales out of the hundreds of thousands of people that auditioned," he recounted. The film recalls the visual style of the original comic books, with less refined art and speech balloons that appear on screen.
Spider-Man is back on screen, but this time he's black and Latino
Its release comes one month after the death at age 95 of the character's creator, Marvel legend Stan Lee. But the man behind a stable of heroes, from The Hulk to the X-Men, is still present - he is listed as an executive producer and, as is customary for Marvel films, Lee has a cameo appearance - in animated form.
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The film is generating major buzz, and currently has a per cent "fresh rating" on Rotten Tomatoes, which aggregates reviews from critics. Long before Moore landed the major role, he hoped he would get the chance to play Miles, he told AFP in an interview. He had even written about it in a journal given to him by a friend. I am Miles Morales,'" he said. Moore first drew notice in the well-received indie film "Dope" in He says being chosen to play Morales is as rare as However, many thousands of people live in Brooklyn Sony chose me to play Miles Morales out of the hundreds of thousands of people that auditioned," he recounted.