Spider-Verse 2 gained’t break Marvel’s MCU in spite of everything, and I’m disillusioned

Greater than a month in the past, a hilarious line of dialogue within the Spider-Man: Throughout the Spider-Verse trailer made me assume the film would possibly break the MCU. However I hoped Sony had taken the suitable measures to make all of it sound believable. Quick-forward to mid-Might, and an official interview now confirms that Spider-Verse 2 is not going to, actually, break the MCU.

That’s nice to listen to. Nevertheless it’s additionally disappointing for causes I can’t clarify with out telling you that huge MCU and Spider-Verse 2 spoilers would possibly observe under.

The massive MCU reveal within the Spider-Verse 2 trailer

How I really feel after Spider-Man: Throughout the Spider-Verse trailer 2. Picture supply: Sony

The early April Spider-Verse 2 gave us an unimaginable hyperlink between the animated multiverse and the MCU. In some unspecified time in the future through the clip, Oscar Isaac’s Miguel O’Hara (Spider-Man 2099) takes successful on the occasions in No Manner Residence. “And don’t even get me began on Physician Unusual and that little nerd on Earth-199999,” he says.

That’s the road that can make you drop your popcorn while you notice the implications of it. It’s not that Sony would retcon the designation of Marvel’s foremost MCU universe. That’s Earth-616, one thing Marvel confirmed again and again. It’s the revelation {that a} tremendous group of Spider-Individuals exists within the multiverse. That they’ll journey between worlds. That they may have intervened numerous instances within the MCU.

And also you’ll inevitably consider Kang and Secret Wars. You don’t want Avengers to beat the huge armies of Kangs when you have entry to an enormous military of Spider-Man and Spider-Lady variants.

That’s why I stated Spider-Verse 2 would possibly break the MCU, because it’s taking part in by completely different multiverse guidelines.

The MCU’s Spider-Man multiverse and Spider-Verse 2 aren’t related

Greater than a month later, co-director Kemp Powers cleared the air in an interview with SFX. Marvel’s MCU Spider-Man multiverse and Spider-Verse 2 will not be related.

The world of Miles Morales and Spider-Verse, it’s not tied into the Marvel Cinematic Universe or something like that. However this can be a [Christopher Lord and Phil Miller] movie. We prefer to have slightly little bit of enjoyable, we prefer to be slightly bit meta and to acknowledge the world wherein we’re creating these tales. That’s the easiest way to clarify it.

This isn’t one thing the place we did something along side Marvel. Miles’s universe, belief me, there’s lots to work with. That gag is certainly one of many, and my favourite gag is one that folks don’t learn about but. However I believe once they see it, they’re going to be fairly shocked. It’s a critical movie, but it surely’s additionally a movie with quite a lot of enjoyable in it.

That’s sufficient to alleviate my issues concerning the MCU. If the 2 multiverses aren’t related, then Spider-Man 2099’s dig at Physician Unusual and Tom Holland’s Spider-Man means nothing. Although the road does make me surprise what Physician Unusual did in that multiverse to upset this villain.

As for that different huge gag in Spider-Verse 2 that can stun followers, we don’t know what it’s.

Why I’m disillusioned

I’m not the most important Spider-Man fan on the market, and I’ve typically criticized Sony’s selections for its MCU Peter Parker motion pictures. However the first Spider-Verse film was one thing else, and I’m excited to observe the sequel.

Given what occurred in No Manner Residence, I used to be thrilled for Sony to attach the Spider-Verse to the MCU, even loosely. That’s why I hoped the Earth-199999 comment can be defined within the film in a means that is smart. That we’d study the Spider-Individuals group isn’t actually as highly effective because it appears.

The Spider-Man dude who invented the Spider-Man multiverse force.
The Spider-Man dude who invented the Spider-Man multiverse drive. Picture supply: Sony

To not point out leaks that stated Sony needed to make use of the voices of a few of its live-action Spider-Man variants. That’s Tom Holland, Tobey Maguire, and Andrew Garfield. At the very least one Spider-Man variant would possibly cameo in Spider-Verse 2, which might be an thrilling approach to tie these tales collectively.

A connection to the MCU would additionally imply Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) may all the time soar to the MCU sooner or later.

I’ll additionally level out that it’s unusual for Sony to not tie Spider-Verse 2 to the MCU since its SSU is related to the MCU by way of the Maguire-Garfield cameos in No Manner Residence.

I assume I’ll simply have to attend till June 2nd to see what Sony determined to do with the multiverse in Spider-Verse 2.