Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse has finally arrived in theaters, continuing the adventures of Miles Morales (Shameik Moore), Gwen Stacy (Hailee Steinfeld), and all our other favorite spider-people from Marvel Comics. Following the events of 2018’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Miles steps out of his universe into a larger spider-web of the multiverse, where danger is around every corner. With this animated film smashing box-office records, we couldn’t wait to get together and talk about every juicy detail from the film and what’s to come next in the Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse Discussion.
In the latest episode of The Cosmic Circle, host Brian Kitson and fellow Cosmic Circus writer Alex Perez break down every exciting moment and what the crazy ending of Across the Spider-Verse means for the future of Sony’s Marvel films. This is definitely a podcast you don’t want to miss, as our resident Spider-Expert Alex Perez shares plenty of insight and quite a few bits of information, for fans of Spider-Man, as well as one juicy Scarlet Witch drop.
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Ep. 30: Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse Discussion (SPOILERS)
- 00:18 – Intros
- 01:28 – Alex’s favorite movies of all time
- 05:07 – Daniel Pemberton’s soundtrack
- 06:19 – The migraine problem
- 07:22 – Differences in the many universes, talking Gwen Stacy’s universe. Spider-Gwen’s theme and the Easter egg therein.
- 09:44 – Seeing the movie with various people. Negative opinions on the movie.
- 12:00 – Why the main character of this film is actually is Spider-Gwen
- 15:00 – Why you should check the credits
- 16:00 – Which Earth is Which. Gwen’s watch reveals Earth 616-B
- 18:20 – Alex reveals: Marvel and Sony were in communication for this reveal of the multiverse. (The Sacred Timeline vs The Web of Life and Destiny. What the difference is.)
- 22:27 – “Where’s Tom Holland, Alex?” Tom Holland and other Spider-People who were cut from the film.
- 25:20 – Saving Spider-People for Beyond the Spider-Verse and Alex reveals: There are plans for BTSV to be longer than ATSV. [Editor’s Note: on 6/5 Christopher Miller disputed this statement.]
- 26:30 Experimentation with live-action and the spider-verse, and plans to do more in Beyond The Spider-Verse
- 28:55 – Are the Web of Destiny and Madame Web connected?
- 31:16 – Alex reveals: Madame Web rumor (old “take with a grain of salt” rumor)
- 32:15 – Possible members of the Sinister Six Cartel and where things might go in the next movie. How the Prowler of Earth-42 might it in.
- 40:08 – High praise for The Spot as a villain
- 41:08 – Credits and Jeff Loveness. Alex reveals: They talked to Michael Waldron about the multiverse as well.
- 42:40 – Why Phil Lord and Christopher Miller deserve a shot at the MCU with Avengers: Kang Dynasty
- 43:45 – A theory about who actually causes that accident with Miles’ dad in the future
- 48:00 – Hard-to-watch moments in Across the Spider-Verse
- 48:51 – Why we should not trust Lyla.
- 53:00 – Crazy theory: Could Lyla actually be Miss Minutes?
- 54:10 – Alex reveals: Sources say that Spider-people are being brought in for Secret Wars. Talk of Secret Wars being a two-parter.
- 56:44 – Talking about the writer’s strike and giving the people who make these stories work what they deserve.
- 59:00 – Anything else? Needing answers about Miles O’Hara, the final fate of Spider-Gwen, and other variants showing up.
- 01:05:40 – We really need a song in Beyond the Spider-Verse with Gwen, Miles, and Hobie.
- 01:08:35 – Twitter questions answered by Alex Perez.
- 01:10:44 – What about Wanda? Alex talks about the Scarlet Witch’s status and future mentions.
- 01:12:00 – Outros
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Podcast credits and show notes
- Alex Perez
- Brian Kitson
- Lizzie Hill
Recorded on 06/04/23
Superhero theme by HumanoideVFX on Pixabay.