Last weekend Sony Pictures released in theaters around the world the long-awaited Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Versesequel to the acclaimed Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
The titled in this market as Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Versehad a spectacular launch accumulating $120.5 million at the domestic box office, and another $88.1 million at the international box office, for a global total of $208. 7 million dollars.
Across the Spider-Verse became the second best domestic release of 2023only behind The Super Mario Bros Movie ($123 million dollars), which was crowned in recent days as the highest-grossing video game adaptation in history.
By comparison, its predecessor, Into the Spider-Verse it made a domestic opening box office of $35.3 million, and a global box office total of $375.5 million. The film that many called the best installment of the arachnid superhero, won the Oscar for Best Animated Film. Across the Spider-Verse it had an opening almost four times larger than the original film. An exceedingly rare achievement for a sequel. Critics and audiences rate it as nothing short of spectacular.
In the international market, important places such as Japan and South Korea are still waiting for it.
Sony’s production budget was $100 million.
Across the Spider-Verse It is the first installment of two parts. His second part, Beyond the Spider-Versewill be released in theaters on March 29, 2024.
“Miles Morales returns for the next chapter in the Oscar-winning Spider-Verse saga, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-verse. After meeting with Gwen Stacy, Spider-Man is catapulted across the Multiverse, where he encounters a team of Spider-People tasked with protecting existence from him. But when the heroes clash over how to handle a new threat, Miles is up against the other spiders and must redefine what it means to be a hero in order to save the people he loves most.
The direction is in charge of Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers y Justin K. Thompsonwith script of Phil Lord, Christopher Millery Dave Callaham.
The voices of the main cast in their original language are provided by Shameik Moore y Hailee Steinfeld, Oscar Isaac, Jake Johnson, Issa Rae, Brian Tyree Henry, Daniel Kaluuya, Shea Whighamamong others.