Date: 2nd March 2023
Karan Soni has been tapped to play Spider-Man India in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.
The actor joins a stacked voice ensemble led by Shameik Moore and Hailee Steinfeld, which also includes Oscar Isaac, Brian Tyree Henry, Luna Lauren Velez, Greta Lee, Issa Rae, Rachel Dratch, Jorma Taccone, Shea Whigham, Jason Schwartzman and Daniel Kaluuya, as previously announced.
Soni will lend his voice to the character of Pavitr Prabhakar, aka. Spider-Man India. While details remain scarce, it has been reported that Spider-Man India will play a significant role in the upcoming film.
Across the Spider-Verse is the sequel to 2018’s Oscar-winning Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. It once again voice-stars Shameik Moore as Spider-Man/Miles Morales and Hailee Steinfeld as Gwen Stacy/Spider-Gwen. Sony has the feature slated for a June 2 bow, in the thick of summer movie season.
Soni played cab driver Dopinder opposite Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool and Deadpool 2. His voice work includes Trolls World Tour and Strange World.
Source: Press Release