Read John Mulaney’s Idea For a ‘Spider-Ham’ Solo Movie

/Film | 12/19/2018 | Ben Pearson
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If you’ve seen Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, you’re already familiar with the character of Spider-Ham, the hilarious Looney Tunes-style version of the webslinger who’s voiced by comedian John Mulaney in the new movie. By featuring a multiverse and a particle collider that opens into different dimensions, Into the Spider-Verse opens up infinite possibilities for spin-offs – including a potential Spider-Ham solo film.

Now Mulaney, the former Saturday Night Live writer and Emmy Award-winning stand-up comic, has revealed his idea for a Spider-Ham movie, and he’s interested in exploring the character’s alter-ego, Peter Porker.

Update - Future - Spider-Verse - Vanity - Fair

We recently got an update about the future of the animated Spider-Verse, and in the Vanity Fair article that provided the basis for that update, producer Amy Pascal spoke fondly about the idea of a Spider-Ham spin-off: “Of course! You can imagine how much the kids love that character. Producer Avi Arad, who has been overseeing Spider-Man since the 1990s animated series, agreed: “Yeah. We want piggy.”

In the comics and in the new animated movie, Spider-Ham was born as a spider but was bit by a radioactive pig, turning him into “Peter Porker,” an unconventional web-slinger. He’s a classic jokester, quick to produce a novelty-sized mallet or an anvil to drop on enemies’ heads in a fight.

Interview - Variety - Mulaney

In a new interview with Variety, Mulaney was asked about...
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