Daniel Kaluuya Gets Casted as Spider-Punk

Daniel Kaluuya has been announced as a voice cast member for Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, following his noteworthy performance in Jordan Peele’s Nope. The upcoming animated movie, a follow-up to 2018’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, is scheduled to debut in June 2023.

Behind It All

Justin K. Thompson, Kemp Powers, Joaquim Dos Santos, and co-direct the movie, which is also produced by Chris Miller, Avi Arad, Phil Lord, Amy Pascal, and Christina Steinberg.

About the Role

Hobart “Hobie” Brown, a homeless teenager who is bitten by a spider as a result of President Norman Osborn’s toxic waste disposal, will be voiced by Kaluuya as Spider-Punk. With his newly acquired abilities, Spider-Punk fights the wicked Osborn and his V.E.N.O.M. forces while giving voice to the city’s disenfranchised.

He joins actors Shameik Moore and Hailee Steinfeld in the cast. In 2024, Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse, the third film in the trilogy, will be released. On June 2, 2023, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse will be released.



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