Issa Rae Is Joining The 'Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse' Sequel

Written by on June 5, 2021

Issa Rae’s dream has come true: She’s formally coming into the Spider-verse.

The “Insecure” creator and star was tapped to hitch the voice forged of the sequel to Sony Photos Animation’s “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” The Hollywood Reporter first reported Friday.

Rae celebrated the information in her Instagram tales, writing in a single put up: “The way in which I’ve cherished Spider-Man because the third grade. A dream come true.”

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” which featured voice performing from Shameik Moore and Hailee Steinfeld, hit theaters in 2018. It received the Oscar for Finest Animated Characteristic the next 12 months.

Phil Lord, Chris Miller and David Callaham would be the writers on the venture, which is slated for launch in October 2022, THR reported. Sources advised the publication that Rae could voice Jessica Drew, aka Spider-Girl.

Miller shouted out Rae’s involvement with the venture, tweeting, “Extra pleasure to return.”

Rae thanked her supporters for his or her congratulatory messages in an Instagram story later Friday.

“Thanks. The positivity, the nicely needs, the texts, it means a lot,” she mentioned. “I don’t speak about shit typically, I don’t get hype about shit, however I’m hype about this one. Thanks for the love.”

Rae wasn’t the one “Insecure” forged member swinging with pleasure.

Actor and producer Natasha Rothwell, who performs Kelli on the critically acclaimed HBO collection, shared proof that Rae has lengthy admired the web-shooting superhero by posting an previous image of her co-star holding a Spider-Man balloon.

Rothwell mixed the picture with a screenshot of the headline asserting Rae’s casting, writing above the photographs: “The way it began … The way it’s going.”

“Good morning to @issarae and Issa Rae solely,” she tweeted.

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