💰🕸️ “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” Leaps to $17.4M, Proving Animated Flicks Can Still Slap! 🎥🚀
TL;DR; 😎: “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” ain’t playing around, people! It bagged $17.4 million on the very first night, and that’s just the appetizer. This ain’t your kiddo’s cartoon, but the sequel to the Oscar-winning “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”. The weekend could bring it $80 million or more, showing animation ain’t just kid’s stuff. It’s even got a sequel coming in 2024. So, what’s making it such a sensation, huh? 🤔
When it comes to our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, does age even matter? 🕸️🕷️ It seems the answer is a solid “Nope!”, as audiences young and not-so-young flock to watch “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse”. The superhero animated sequel made a cool $17.4 million on its debut Thursday night, proving it has the legs to stand (or swing) among the big league.
But hold up, can we just pause and marvel at this moment (no pun intended)? This sequel isn’t just any ordinary follow-up. We’re talking about the offspring of the Oscar-winning animated film, “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”. Yeah, remember that one? Raked in a total of $384.2 million worldwide, by the way. 💥💰
Now, this latest chapter sees Miles Morales, our Spider-Man, voiced by the incredible Shameik Moore, and Spider-Woman (aka Gwen Stacy) voiced by Hailee Steinfeld, swinging across the Spider-Verse. A new voice in the mix? None other than the fabulous Issa Rae, taking up the role of Jessica Drew.
Producers and writers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller didn’t just stop here, they’ve already planned another sequel, “Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse”, slated for 2024. 😱🕷️ So we’ve got more multiverse mayhem on the horizon. But the real question here, why is this Spider-Man franchise gaining so much traction?
Could it be the unique appeal of the animated format? Or is it the progressive, inclusive storytelling? Or maybe the innovative blending of different animation styles and comic book aesthetics? Or just the universal love for Spidey? 🤷♂️
Clearly, the Spider-Verse is expanding, and not just on screen. These animated flicks are tapping into a market that’s not just for the kiddos. They’re for the adults who still harbor a love for superheroes, the comic book geeks, the animation enthusiasts, and of course, the die-hard Spidey fans. 🕸️❤️
This Spidey sequel’s success prompts us to reconsider the potential of animated movies. They’re not just ‘cartoons’, they’re stories with depth, engaging plots, stunning visuals and yes, they can pack a punch at the box office, too. So, how do you feel about animated superhero films, peeps? Will they eventually rival their live-action counterparts? And what is it about the Spider-Verse that’s got everyone caught in its web? 🤔🕸️🎬