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Miles Morales

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The new animated movie, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is raking in the movie. Open the soft opening Thursday night, the movie made $3.5 million in only 3,321 theaters. What’s really exciting about this movie is not only is it an animated Spider-Man movie but the lead character, Miles Morales is a bi-racial character – Puerto Rican and African-American teenager from Brooklyn. Shameik Moore provides the voice for Miles. 

Besides Moore, the movie has an impressive cast of actors including Mahershala AliHailee SteinfeldNicolas Cage,  Jake JohnsonBrian Tyree HenryZoë KravitzLily Tomlin, and John Mulaney. The movie also received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Motion Picture – Animated.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse expands into more theaters today,