Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings scribe Dave Callaham opened up about writing the upcoming Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse sequel.
Dave Callaham has what might be the world’s greatest job: writing the sequel to the most effective superhero movies ever made. Contemporary off the heels of writing Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Callaham is now presently engaged on the long-awaited Spider-Verse sequel alongside Phil Lord and Chris Miller.
In a latest interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Callaham opened up about how he started engaged on the sequel to the hit animated movie earlier than the primary movie even got here out. All of it started when he was approached by the hot-shot writing/directing/producing duo of Lord and Miller.
“[Chris and Phil] mentioned, ‘We have now this animated Spider-Man film we’re doing.’ They had been nonetheless engaged on the primary film. They couldn’t inform me what it was going to appear like. As a result of it’s them, I mentioned, ‘I’ll are available and see what you’ve got. I don’t get it.’ They confirmed me an animatic, which on the time seemed like serviette drawings with temp vocals and no animation styling behind it. I might really feel the guts behind it, however I couldn’t think about how spectacular this factor may very well be but. They confirmed me some nonetheless photos of a number of the artwork they’d been engaged on. With them, I belief them implicitly and I believed they had been going to do one thing particular. I mentioned, ‘OK,’ and so they mentioned, ‘Nice. Pitch us a sequel.’ So I started the very unusual means of engaged on the sequel for a yr earlier than the unique got here out.”
The Shang-Chi scribe continued by discussing how the movie finally turned a essential and cultural phenomenon.
“It wasn’t till that film got here out that it made any sense to anyone within the outdoors world what it was that I used to be as much as. Then abruptly the curiosity went from zero to 100 in a single day. Instantly individuals cherished the film and a few months later it wins an Oscar after which the trajectory modifications just a little bit.”
As for when the Spider-Verse sequel drops? That gained’t be till October of subsequent yr. Nevertheless, Callaham revealed that he’s nonetheless in means of writing the sequel alongside Phil Lord and Chris Miller.
“…I’m nonetheless [writing it] (laughs) — the method continues. I’m now writing it with Phil and Chris. The three of us. Typically it’s one in all us. Typically it’s two of us. Typically it’s three of us, relying on our availabilities, which I’m really very glad for, as a result of they had been too busy ending the primary film after I was writing the preliminary draft of the second. However I can’t emulate their writing model. I do my greatest, however now I’ve been capable of see how they do their factor and it’s been nice. I’m certain we shall be writing stuff for that film till it releases…it feels extra like an ever-evolving script.”
Dave Callaham completely knocked it out of the park with Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings so having him lend his artistic abilities to the Spider-Verse sequel is an superior proposition. Right here’s hoping it could actually dwell as much as the primary one!
Right here is the synopsis for Dave Callaham’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings:
“Simu Liu stars as Shang-Chi in Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings. Shang-Chi should confront the previous he thought he left behind when he’s drawn into the net of the mysterious Ten Rings group.”
Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton from a script written by David Callaham, the upcoming Marvel movie stars Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Meng’er Zhang, Fala Chen, Florian Munteanu, Benedict Wong, Michelle Yeoh, and Tony Leung. The movie is now in cinemas.
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Supply: The Hollywood Reporter
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