Shameik Moore wants to star in live-action Spider-Verse
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Sony Pictures Animation is set to release the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel, and we’ll learn what’s next in the story of Miles Morales and his spidery buddies from other Spider-Verse. While there’s still no news as to whether the production would ever get their hands on a live-action film based on this animated film, the narrator, who plays Miles Morales, did actually get his ideas out there, putting Miles Morales in the live-action -Movie to play. Shameik Moore is an American actor, singer and rapper. He is best known for voicing Miles Morales’ Spider-Man in the film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and its upcoming sequels.
In a recent interview with Empire, Moore revealed that “everyone knows” he should be the one playing Miles Morales if the production ever thinks about bringing the film to the live-action world.
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“I think Tom Holland knows”
Speaking to Empire, Shameik Moore shared his thoughts on playing Miles Morales and how everyone thinks he is best suited for the role: “I feel like everyone knows I would be awesome [live-action] Miles Morales. As I left the theater after that premiere, Jamie Foxx looked at me like he knew. I think Tom Holland knows it too,” Moore revealed. “It just depends on how old you want Miles to be when they’re ready to make a live-action movie. That’s the puzzle of whether I end up playing him or not.”
When asked about starring in a live-action ‘Spider-Verse’ film, Tom Holland shared: “[Producer] Amy actually asked me on set [Spider-Man: No Way Home] and none has returned to me.” “I want to be in them. Yes, I love these films,” he added.
What else can we expect in Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse?
Sony Pictures Animation certainly has grand plans for Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse and for the iconic characters starring in the film, but only time will tell what the outcome would be. Until then, here’s an official synopsis of the upcoming movie: “After reuniting with Gwen Stacy, Brooklyn’s friendly full-time neighborhood Spider-Man is catapulted through the multiverse, where he encounters a team of Spider-People tasked with to protect its existence. However, when the heroes clash over how to deal with a new threat, Miles faces the other Spiders. He’ll soon have to redefine what it means to be a hero so he can save the people he loves most.”
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse hits theaters near you on June 2nd.