Dave Callaham, who wrote the Shang-Chi movie and also the first installment of the animated movie “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” said he began working on the Spider-Verse sequel a year before the first movie was released in theaters.
This was announced by “Callaham” during his interview with The Hollywood Reporter Together with Phil Lord and Chris Miller, he began making efforts to work on the script for the second part of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse a year before the first part was released.
Callaham also stated that while Miller and Lord were working on the first movie, he started pondering the idea of a Spider-Verse sequel, and noted that Miller and LouHe replied, “They showed him animations, and despite the vague drawings, he felt them, and indicated that he did not imagine that this thing would be amazing.
“Callaham” added that he started working on the second part of the movie after he got some ideas from “Miller” and “Lord”, a year before the first part was shown, although he did not expect the success of the big Spider-Verse movie, either in terms of ratings. Or even in terms of revenue.
Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse, which was released in December 2018, was able to achieve critical and critical success, as I mentioned, as the film earned more than $373.5 million worldwide, and even won the Academy Award for Best Animated Film in 2019.