Daniel Kaluuya Joins Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Cast: Report
Daniel Kaluuya is reportedly one of the latest cast members for Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, the sequel to the Oscar-winning animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
Kaluuya is also an Oscar winner, having won best supporting actor in 2021 for his role in Judas and the Dark Messiah.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kaluuya will voice Hobart “Hobie” Brown aka Spider-Punk in the new Spider-Verse movie, which will hit theaters on June 2, 2023.
In Spider-Verse, which came out in 2018, it followed 13-year-old Brooklynite Miles Morales (Shameik Moore), who became one of the many Spider-Men. The film was a unique combination of computer animation and traditional hand-drawn techniques.
Next up, in the Spider-Verse, will see Spider-Man forced to team up with Spider-Gwen (Hailee Steinfeld) and a new team of Spider-People to take on a powerful villain.
Justin K. Thompson, Joaquim Dos Santos, and Kemp Powers directed the film.
Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse also features the voice talents of Oscar Isaac, Brian Tyree Henry, Luna Lauren Velez, Greta Lee, Issa Rae, Rachel Dratch, Jorma Taccone, Shea Whigham, and Jason Schwartzman.
Across the Spider-Verse is produced by Avi Arad, Amy Pascal, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, and Christina Steinberg.
Lord and Miller are credited as the film’s writers, along with David Callaham (Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings).
Beyond the Spider-Verse is the second of a planned trilogy. The third installment, titled Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse, will premiere worldwide on March 29, 2024.