While the majority of Marvel fans are counting down the days until Spider-Man: No Way Home, many of us can agree that 2018’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is easily on our list of top 3 favorite Marvel movies — personally, my favorite film of them all. With all this talk about the multiverse in the current MCU zeitgeist, we have to remember that this topic was brought to light even before we realized what was happening.
During the post-credit scene in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, we hear an unnamed character say, “Here’s the good news, the multiverse didn’t collapse — a little touch-and-go, but it worked out.” We see that the unnamed character is reporting the multiverse diagnostics to a Spider-Man variant known as Miguel (presumably Miguel O’Hara) who goes by Spider-Man 2099 (voiced by Oscar Isaac). When asked where he wants to go first, he boldly replies, “Let’s start at the beginning, one last time…Earth-67.” If you’re wondering what the heck Earth-67 is and how it’s different than plain old Earth, it’s basically Earth 1967 — the home of the original Spider-Man that existed in the year 1967. For this reason, we see the Spider-Man 2099 variant travel back to the classic scene of the viral internet meme and attempt to recruit the Earth-67 variant for what we can assume is the Spider-verse sequel.
According to the LinkedIn profile of a CFX supervisor credited for working on both films, the Spider-Verse sequel will be titled Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. The title was caught by The Cosmic Circus before the LinkedIn profile quickly changed the film’s title to “Untitled sequel to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.” Following the title leak, the LinkedIn profile became inaccessible to the public, either because the account was deleted or it became private, lending credibility to the potential title of the animated Spider-Man sequel.
The aforementioned LinkedIn profile belonged to CFX supervisor Simon Corbaux. Alongside his Spider-Verse work, Corbaux also contributed to Spider-Man: Far From Home, the third installment of Tom Holland’s Spider-Man film due later this year. Though the account is still inaccessible at the time of this writing, The Cosmic Circus’ screenshots of his profile clearly indicate the sequel will be titled Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.
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