Director Reveals Cut Stan Lee Lines from Into The Spider-Verse
As brief as Stan Lee’s cameo in Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse was, it succeed in touching the heart of the web-slinger’s fans the world over. After all, the Academy Award winning movie hit theaters about a month after Lee’s death.
In the film, Lee offers some encouraging words to the fledgling hero as he readies to wear his own Spider-Man suit.
“It always fits … eventually,” says Lee, smiling.
Over the weekend, Rodney Rothman – one of the three directors of the movie – took to Twitter to share with fans some of Stan Lee’s lines that didn’t make the final cut.
Other lines we recorded with Stan Lee: 1) I can't believe it. I didn’t think Spider-Man could die. 2) Why this stuff sells, I’ll never know. 3) Always thought he'd outlive me. But he loved the line we used #VuduViewingParty @VuduFans
— Rodney Rothman (@rodneyrothman) March 23, 2019
Given Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse‘s success, follow-ups are certainly on the way. In the meantime, the next big screen outing for the witty wall-crawler is Spider-Man: Far From Home. The upcoming picture starring Tom Holland will be the last MCU film scheduled to hit theaters this year.
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.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is now available on home video. Do you think that Stan Lee’s lines which made the final cut were the best ones? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!