In addition to Miles Morales as Spider-Man, Jake Johnson is joining the cast as Morales' reluctant mentor, Peter Parker, with Liev Schreiber playing the larger-than-life crime lord Kingpin; Steinfeld playing the spunky, free-spirited Spider-Gwen; Ali as Morales' influential uncle Aaron; Brian Tyree Henry playing Morales' father Jefferson; Luna Lauren Velez as Morales' mother Rio; and Tomlin as Aunt May.
"We can't wait for the world to see Miles Morales on the big screen. He's such a fun and exciting new character, and telling his story through a revolutionary visual style makes for a totally fresh cinematic experience that, if we may say so, is freaking amazing." Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman are directing the film. It is produced, in association with Marvel, by Avi Arad, Amy Pascal, Lord, Miller, and Christina Steinberg.
Sony Pictures India will bring the film to India. It is slated to release on December 14.