While Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse may still be a little under a year before release, Sony has kept the news flowing with new character announcements. Back in April, the creators teased a massive roster of 240 characters would be appearing across the two-part series, and now a major villain has been announced for Across the Spider-Verse.
This morning, on the film’s official Twitter account, it was announced that The Spot would be a villain appearing in the film voiced by Jason Schwartzman. Though largely an obscure inclusion in Spider-Man’s rogues gallery, the Tweet below claims The Spot will be Miles’ss “most formidable foe yet.”
Meet The Spot, Miles Morales's most formidable foe yet. 🕳 Voiced by Jason Schwartzman, see him in action in Spider-Man: Across the #SpiderVerse, exclusively in movie theaters June 2, 2023. pic.twitter.com/1aAmMjMcpX
— Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse (@SpiderVerse) June 13, 2022
The Spot made his debut in the pages of Spectacular Spider-Man #98 and can warp himself using his signature trans-dimensional spots. The promotional image teases this ability as he warps Miles’ kick through himself to a spot nearest Spider-Gwen to stun her. With all the hopping between multiverses the film has teased, it makes perfect sense for one of the antagonists to rival this ability with his own.
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is scheduled for a theatrical release starting on June 2, 2023. If you missed the trailer, don’t forget to check out our first look breakdown.
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