Bad news, Spider fans: Sony has postponed "Across the Spider-Verse" to summer 2023.

Fans waiting for the sequel to the 2018 Academy Award-winning feature film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse will have to wait a little longer. The film was originally scheduled to be released this October.

"Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse" is the first of a two-part sequel planned for the franchise, with "Across the Spider-Verse II" to be released in March 2024. Sony also made a minor change to the film's title, removing Part 1 from the first film and replacing Part 2 with a Roman numeral postscript to the second film.

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller will return as writer and producer for the sequel, with Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, and Justin K. Thompson directing. Dave Callaham will write the script with Miller and Lord. Avi Arad, Amy Pascal, and Christina Steinberg are also producers.

As with the previous film, most major plot details have been withheld. Sonny's current synopsis is as follows:

Miles Morales returns for the next chapter in the Oscar-winning Spiderverse saga. This epic adventure transports Brooklyn's full-time, friendly neighborhood Spider-Man to the multiverse, where he joins forces with Gwen Stacy and a new team of Spider-People to face a villain more powerful than anything he's encountered before. [Javier Bardem, Constance Wu, Winslow Fegley, and Scoot McNairy star, with Shawn Mendes voicing the legendary reptile. The film is executive produced by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, who also wrote original music for the film along with Mendes, Ali Afsar, Emily Gardner Shu Hall, Mark Sonenblick, and Joliah Kwame.