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Anyone Can Wear the Mask in New Featurette & Concept Art for ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’

Now available on Digital, Oscar-winning animated feature arrives on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on March 19 with more than 90 minutes of special features including the bonus Spider-Ham short.

The Academy Award-winning animated feature Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, available now on Digital platforms, swings onto 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and DVD on March 19. In anticipation of the new release, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Sony Pictures Animation have unveiled concept art and a new featurette with the filmmakers.

From Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the uniquely creative minds behind The LEGO Movie and 21 Jump Street, the film offers a fresh vision of the Spider-Man universe with a groundbreaking visual style that’s the first of its kind. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse introduces Brooklyn teen Miles Morales, and the limitless possibilities of the Spider-Verse, where more than one can wear the iconic mask.

Watch the filmmakers and Shameik Moore, the voice of Miles Morales, discuss how anyone can wear the mask in the newly expanded Spider-Man Spider-Verse, and check out the new concept art featuring designs by character designer Shiyoon Kim, visual consultant Alberto Mielgo, art director Patrick O’Keefe, and art director Dean Gordon below. For more information, pick up a copy of “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse The Art of the Movie,” now in stores!

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse arrives filled with engaging bonus materials that are fun for the whole family and give fans even more of the unique comic book style action that they loved in theaters with more than 90 minutes of bonus content. In his very own original short, Spider-Ham: Caught In a Ham, fan favorite Spider-Ham defeats his greatest foe, delivers sidesplitting puns, and get sucked into another dimension! It actually can get weirder!

Don’t miss the thrilling Alternate Universe Mode where fans can view the film in an entirely new way to discover alternate scenes, plotlines, characters, and more with the filmmakers as their guide. Also included is The Spider-Verse Super-Fan Easter Egg Challenge, where fans are challenged to find every single Easter Egg hidden within the Spider-Verse (and there are a lot of them!). Explore the character design in the visually stunning film including specific looks at the now-iconic Spider-Ham character as well as the classic villains who inhabit the Spider-Verse.

Additional special features include a celebration of the diversity in the film and the idea that anyone can wear the mask in a feature called We Are Spider-Man, a featurette called Spider-Verse: A New Dimension, where fans can hear from the artists and filmmakers who pushed the boundaries of the comic book artform to create a visual experience unlike anything done in animation before, a showcase of all the amazing fan favorite characters featured in the Spider-Verse and the actors who bring them to life, and a touching tribute to comic legends Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, who originally created the Spider-Man character. Other bonus materials include two lyric videos featuring “Sunflower” by Post Malone and Swae Lee and “Familia” by Nicki Minaj and Anuel AA (feat. Bantu).

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is directed by Bob Persichetti (The Little Prince), Peter Ramsey (Rise of the Guardians) and Rodney Rothman (22 Jump Street), and screenplay by Phil Lord and Rodney Rothman from a story by Lord. The film is produced by Avi Arad, Amy Pascal, Phil Lord, Chistopher Miller, and Chrstina Steinberg. The executive producers are the late Stan Lee, Brian Michael Bendis, and Will Allegra.

Concept art for ‘Spider-Man: Into he Spider-Verse’ by character designer Shiyoon Kim.

Concept art for ‘Spider-Man: Into he Spider-Verse’ by visual consultant Alberto Mielgo.

Concept art for ‘Spider-Man: Into he Spider-Verse’ by art director Patrick O’Keefe.

Concept art for ‘Spider-Man: Into he Spider-Verse’ by art director Dean Gordon.

Source: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.

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