Daniel Kaluuya Has Joined The Cast Of ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’, Voicing Spider-Punk

Daniel Kaluuya Has Joined The Cast Of 'Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse', Voicing Spider-Punk

Daniel Kaluuya (Black Panther, Get Out) has joined the cast of Sony’s ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.’ Kaluuya will be voicing the role of Hobart “Hobie” Brown, a.k.a. Spider-Punk in the film.

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Across the Spider-Verse is a sequel to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018). The film is a part of the “Spider-Verse” universe. In the sequel, Miles Morales will serve as Brooklyn’s friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, plunged into the multiverse where he joins forces with Gwen Stacy and a new team of Spider-folks to face off with a villain more powerful than anything they have ever encountered.

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Who Is Spider-Punk In Spider-Verse?

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Spider-Punk (Hobie Brown) is from Earth 138. Created by Dan Slott and Olivier Coipel. Hobie Brown is a teenager, who was transformed by a spider that was irradiated as part of President Norman Osborn’s toxic waste dumping. After the bite, he becomes the punk-rock-inspired Spider-Man, leading the downtrodden people of New York against Osborn’s V.E.N.O.M. troops.

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The film stars Oscar Isaac as Miguel O’Hara / Spider-Man 2099, Shameik Moore as Miles Morales / Spider-Man, Hailee Steinfeld as Gwen Stacy / Spider-Woman, Jake Johnson as Peter B. Parker / Spider-Man, Brian Tyree Henry as Jefferson Davis, Luna Lauren Vélez as Rio Morales, Issa Rae as Jessica Drew / Spider-Woman, and Jason Schwartzman as the Spot.

Directed by the trio of Justin K. Thompson, Joaquim Dos Santos, and Kemp Powers. Produced by Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation in association with Marvel. Distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing.

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Kaluuya is an Oscar winner for his role in Judas and the Black Messiah. He is also known for the films Jordan Peele’s Get Out, Queen & Slim, Black Panther, and Widows. Kaluuya last starred in Jordan Peele’s Nope.

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse will hit theaters on June 2, 2023.

Source: Variety

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