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– by Joseph Jammer Medina

While Spider-Man may be back at home at Marvel Studios in ther Marvel Cinematic Universe, Sony is still taking full advantage of the character in a completely separate animated film.

At CCXP in Brazil, the studio premiered the brand new trailer for the upcoming flick, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and now it’s hit the internet in all its colorful glory.

Given their hit-or-miss track record — along with their tendency to milk their existing IPs for all they’re worth, it’s been hard to get truly excited about the possibilities for the character. However, this brand new trailer — with all its bright neon colors and unique aesthetic truly makes for a different viewing experience than I think most people would expect. Somehow, they’ve managed to get me excited about the prospect for a new Spider-Man series.

The official synopsis for Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse is below:

Enter a universe where more than one wears the mask. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative minds behind The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street, bring their unique talents to a fresh vision of a different 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 mask.

What did you think of this first trailer? Let us know your thoughts down below!

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is set to hit theaters Christmas 2018.

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Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.