Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse | Cast Says It’s Great That Afro-Latino Kids Have Miles Morales
The highly anticipated sequel to the 2018 hit, Spider-Man: A New Universe, promises to be another visually stunning and emotionally resonant story. It sees the return of fan-favorite Miles Morales, alongside other spider-like characters from various universes. With its innovative animation and heartwarming themes, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is shaping up to be a movie that captures the hearts of audiences worldwide.
First Reactions Say It’s As Good or Even Better Than Its Predecessor
Spider-Man: A New Universe breathed new life into the superhero genre, and there are high expectations for its sequel. Critics who have seen early screenings of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse are raving about the movie, saying it’s as good as, if not better than its predecessor. Fans can’t wait to see the movie when it hits theaters soon.
The Importance of Miles Morales
During an interview on the YouTube channel Jake’s Takes, Issa Rae, Daniel Kaluuya, Shameik Moore and Hailee Steinfeld shared their thoughts on the importance of Miles Morales. The cast discussed how the character has become a symbol of representation for Afro-Latino kids, who can finally see themselves in a superhero on the big screen.
Issa Rae and Daniel Kaluuya on the Impact of Miles Morales
Issa Rae expressed her admiration for what Miles represents, saying that it’s heartwarming to see her nephews dress up like an Afro-Latino kid instead of the traditional white Peter Parker. She added that it’s amazing to witness the impact the character has had on young audiences, who can finally see themselves reflected on screen.
Daniel Kaluuya shared a similar sentiment, saying that if he had seen a character like Miles as a child, he would have been obsessed with the movie. He praised the trailer for its attention to detail, citing a scene where Miles eats a hamburger, and a character exclaims how he knows where it’s from. This level of specificity and representation is what makes the character of Miles Morales so important.
The Story of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse picks up where the first movie left off, with Miles embarking on a new mission to help a group of “spider people” from other universes. Together, they must defeat the supervillain Mancha and prevent a catastrophic end to their worlds. Fans can experience the epic adventure when the movie hits theaters on June 2 in the United States.
The importance of Miles Morales and his representation in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse cannot be overstated. The character has become a symbol of hope for young audiences, showing that anyone can be a hero, regardless of their ethnicity or background. With its stunning animation, captivating story, and diverse cast of characters, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse promises to be another milestone in superhero cinema.