Issa Rae Cast In ‘Spider-Man: Spider-Verse’ Sequel
Issa Rae is snagging even more screen time. The actor, writer, producer, director and executive has reportedly been cast in the sequel to the animated feature “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”. She will play Jessica Drew, better known as Spider-Woman.
She will join returning voice actors Shameik Moore (as main hero Miles Morales) and Hailee Steinfeld (as Gwen Stacy, a.k.a. Spider-Gwen).
Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers and Justin K. Thompson will direct the feature.
Meanwhile, Issa is currently in production on the fifth and final season of “Insecure.” She is also working on an unscripted series “Sweet Life” and the hip hop comedy “Rap Sh*t.” The “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” sequel is scheduled to debut on Oct. 7, 2022.
Congrats to her!