Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – 6 Easter Eggs and References You Might Have Missed


Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is to premiere today, on December 14, in US. However, some people have already seen the animated movie and are ready to share with your Easter eggs and references. 

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Behind the voice

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Source:  NBC

If you didn’t recognize all the voices, here is a short list of all the voice cameos:

  • Shameik Moore as Spider-Man;
  • Jake Johnson as Peter B. Parker;
  • Hailee Steinfeld as Gwen Stacy / Spider-Woman;
  • Mahershala Ali as Aaron Davis / Prowler;
  • Brian Tyree Henry as Jefferson Davis-Morales;
  • Lily Tomlin as May Parker;
  • Nicolas Cage as Peter Parker / Spider-Man Noir;

Donald Glover cameo

Source:  NBC

Not many have noticed Glover’s cameo in a Spider-Man’s suit from a Community Season 2 scene playing in the background on a TV.

Phil Lord stated that they added Donald Glover reference to “tip our hat to Community and the groundswell of support for the Spider-Man of color that came out of that.”

Post Malone cameo

Post Malone appears in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse as a voice cameo as a “Brooklyn Bystander.” Also, he is now associated with this animated movie as he dropped the song “Sunflower” which is the main soundtrack of the film.

Spidey suits 

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Source:  NBC

The new animated movie is a great chance to see the reference to the number of Spider Man’s suits, including Peter Parker caped suit.

However, Slott stated that the suits aren’t the biggest easter eggs of the movie: “[After the screening,] someone said: ‘That was you cheering really loudly at the Spider-Mobile, wasn’t it?’”


Source:  NBC

Posters in Times Square are one more nod to the famous  and personalities: Shaun of the Dead is now From Dusk ’Till Shaun, Clone High TV series is now Clone College. The Blue Man Group is the Red Man Group, Planet Hollywood is Planet Inglewood, Starbucks is now Il Giornale, Jersey Boys becomes Noize Boyz.

Spider Man’s infamous dance

Source: Columbia Pictures

The movie consists of the references to the previous Spider-Man actors Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, and Tom Holland.

The funniest one is the scene poking fun at Maguire’s hilarious dance down the street in 2007’s Spider-Man 3.



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