Actor-producer Issa Rae has come aboard the cast of the sequel to the 2018 Oscar-winning animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse as Jessica Drew aka Spider-Woman. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers and Justin K Thompson will direct the animated film.
Phil Lord and Christopher Miller co-wrote the screenplay with David Callaham. Lord and Miller also produce.
Rae joins returning voice actors Shameik Moore (as main hero Miles Morales) and Hailee Steinfeld (as Gwen Stacy aka Spider-Gwen).
Original Spider-Verse director Peter Ramsey is executive producer on the project.
Amy Pascal, Avi Arad and Christina Steinberg also produce.