Sony Pictures Entertainment India has announced that the sequel to the 2018 hit Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, will make its debut in Indian theatres on June 1, a day earlier than the scheduled release in the US. The animated feature will be shown in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi, and Bengali, the studio said in a press release.
Shony Panjikaran, General Manager and Head of Sony Pictures Releasing International (SPRI) India, said that Indian fans’ interest and excitement for the movie have been overwhelming. To fulfil this unprecedented demand, the studio has decided to release the film a day prior and in 10 languages.
Indian Cricketer Lends Voice to Indian Spider-Man
Indian cricketer Shubman Gill has lent his voice to Indian Spider-Man, called Pavitr Prabhakar, in the Hindi and Punjabi dubbed versions of the movie. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is set over a year after the events of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Miles Morales, voiced by Shameik Moore, is unexpectedly approached by his love interest Gwen Stacy (Hailee Steinfeld) to complete a mission to save every universe of Spider-People from The Spot, who could cause a catastrophic disaster.
Star-Studded Cast and Creative Team
The movie’s English voice cast includes Brian Tyree Henry, Luna Lauren Velez, Jake Johnson, Jason Schwartzman, Issa Rae, Karan Soni, Daniel Kaluuya, and Oscar Isaac. It is directed by Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, and Justin K. Thompson, with Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, and David Callaham as the writers.
The plot revolves around Miles Morales, who encounters the Spider Society, a group of Spider-People responsible for protecting the Multiverse’s existence. But when the heroes disagree on how to handle a new threat, Miles finds himself fighting against the other Spiders and must save those he loves most.
Indian fans of the Spider-Man franchise will be delighted to know that they will see Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse a day earlier than their US counterparts. The studio’s decision to release the film in 10 languages is a testament to its commitment to cater to the Indian market’s demands. With the star-studded cast and creative team, audiences can expect another thrilling and action-packed adventure in the Spider-Verse.