Sony sets ‘Into the Spider-Verse’ sequel for 2022

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 30: Jake Johnson, Shameik Moore and Hailee Steinfeld attend the Photo Call For Sony Pictures Releasing's "Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse" at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on November 30, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images)

NEW YORK โ€” The inventive, animated Spider-Man remix “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is getting a sequel.

Sony Pictures on Friday set a follow-up to the 2018 Oscar-winning hit for an April 2022 release. Producers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller also celebrated the announcement on Twitter and signaled that they, too, are returning.

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” grossed $375.5 million worldwide. Its deconstructionist approach to Spider-Man earned some of the best reviews of any recent superhero film, and won the Academy Award for best animated feature.

Sony and Marvel Studios recently parted ways on “Spider-Man” before making upย . Marvel is set to produce the third film in the live-action “Spider-Man” series.

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