Marvel’s highly anticipated film, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, has just received its official rating ahead of its June release. The rating announcement sheds light on what viewers can expect from the upcoming animated superhero extravaganza.
Intense Action And Unsettling Villain
The first trailers for Across the Spider-Verse showcased thrilling action sequences featuring Miles Morales’ Spider-Man battling against Miguel O’Hara. The second trailer intensified the excitement, assuring audiences that the film’s action sequences have not lost their visceral punch and may have even become more intense. Additionally, the trailers teased the presence of the menacing villain known as The Spot, whose unsettling imagery is bound to provide some chilling moments, ensuring an adrenaline-packed experience for the audience.
“PG” Rating Confirmed
Sony Pictures Animation has confirmed that Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse has received a “PG” rating from the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). The film is rated “PG for frenetic sequences of animated action violence, some language, and thematic elements.” This rating is nearly identical to its predecessor, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which was rated for “mild” language instead of “some” language. The extent to which the language will differ in the sequel remains uncertain.
Language Usage In The Sequel
While it is unlikely that the sequel will include strong language, the distinction between “mild” and “some” language in the rating raises curiosity. It remains to be seen whether this difference will significantly impact the amount of profanity used in the film. The original Spider-Verse movie had minimal instances of mild language, such as “crap,” “hell,” and “damn.” However, given the colder and more violent nature of Miguel O’Hara, also known as Spider-Man 2099, it wouldn’t be surprising if his character occasionally employs stronger language, distinguishing him from other Spider characters. This difference could serve as a means to highlight his contrasting personality, especially considering his willingness to kill in the comics.
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’s official rating of “PG” ensures that the film will deliver frenetic animated action, suitable for viewers of various ages. While the rating suggests the presence of some language, it remains to be seen how much it will differ from the original film. As fans eagerly await the release of this highly anticipated sequel, they can anticipate an action-packed and thrilling cinematic experience that further expands the Spider-Verse universe.