SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE 2 Adds INSECURE Star Issa Rae As Spider-Woman

SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE 2 Adds INSECURE Star Issa Rae As Spider-Woman

Issa Rae, star of HBO’s acclaimed comedy-drama Insecure, has joined the voice cast of Sony Pictures' Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel as Jessica Drew, aka Spider-Woman. Check it out...

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse is considered by many to be the best Spider-Man movie - animated or otherwise - yet, so there is understandably a lot of excitement surrounding the upcoming sequel. Now, the first major casting addition has been announced.

THR reports that Insecure star Issa Rae will provide the voice of Jessica Drew, aka Spider-Woman. She joins the returning Shameik Moore as Miles Morales and Hailee Steinfeld as Spider-Gwen. No word on whether Jake Johnson will also be back as Peter Parker.

Olivia Wilde is also developing a live-action Spider-Woman movie for the studio, but we're not sure whether it'll be Drew in the costume, as several characters have held the mantle in the comics.

Specific plot details are still under wraps, but the follow-up has been confirmed to feature many more incarnations of the wall-crawling hero. Spider-Ham, Spider-Man Noir, and SP//dr are expected to return, but that's yet to be confirmed. The villain is rumored to be Johnathon Ohnn, AKA Spot.

Sony recently announced that Joaquim Dos Santos (Voltron: Legendary Defender; The Legend of Korra), Kemp Powers (Soul), and Justin K. Thompson will direct. Phil Lord and Chris Miller penned the script along with David Callaham (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings). Lord and Miller will also produce with Amy Pascal, Avi Arad, and Christina Steinberg.

The still untitled Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse sequel is currently set to swing into theaters on October 7, 2022.

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