Breaking with one of the modern traditions of superhero production, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse There is no post-credits scene. While the final act is packed with revelations that set the stage for the trilogy’s explosive conclusion Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse, it seems like an obvious choice to either not break the suspense or to inundate the audience with even more information once the film is over. However, this choice was not as easy as it seems.
In an interview with indiewirePhil Lord and Chris Miller, co-producers of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, realized that for lack of trying, they did not abandon this popular resource. The main reason we didn’t see anything special was simply that nothing fitted. “It was hard to get over it [con una escena post créditos] where we left off [la historia]Mr explained.
However, there was one idea with a lot of potential that was eventually scrapped.
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The post-credits scene Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse it was La Macha, Miles Morales’ self-proclaimed nemesis. But with her, we would have seen a big change in our introduction to the character and the film in general. In the sequel’s opening scene, La Macha visits a bar for Spider-Man villains. Unfortunately, everyone underestimates him because of his pathetic looks.
“Then he eventually steals a drink and drinks it, but everything just slips out of his head,” Lord explained. “He’s the dumbest villain.”
However, the antagonist of Through the spider verse He goes from being an incompetent villain of the week to a creepy multiversal menace in this episode. In the discarded post-credits scene, La Macha returned to the rogue bar to show us the dimensions of her new powers after using the Mumbattan Supercollider. Sitting proudly at the bar, he would in no time annihilate anyone who had previously taunted him.
“That was one of my favorite scenes. Watching this guy get harassed and then come back and destroy anyone who comes near him with just a whisper,” added Alan Hawkins, lead actor of the animation. “But you have to have both sequences for it to work.”
In the end, the producers left out the opening scene in the bar, which also took the post-credits scene with it. Instead, we begin the film with an exploration of Spider-Gwen’s life, culminating in the introduction of the Spider-People organization led by Miguel O’Hara / Spider-Man 2099; while La Mancha is introduced as a villain who can’t even rob an ATM and is squarely underestimated by Miles.
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse It’s already showing in cinemas across Mexico.