Bob Persichetti will be directing the upcoming Spider-Man animated movie, which is set to be released in 2018. Persichetti is known for being the animator who served as head of story for Puss in Boots and The Little Prince.
Who is directing the SPIDER-MAN animated movie? Bob Persichetti, who was head of story for Puss in Boots. Details: https://t.co/f8BkMMs7eI
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In an exclusive on Heroic Hollywood, sources indicate that the 2018 film will focus on Miles Morales. In addition, this animated piece will not tie into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which currently has Tom Holland playing Spider-Man.
The movie is set to be released on December 21, 2018. The project has a script that was written by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, Lego Movie. Avi Arad and Amy Pascal are producing.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter