We are still hallucinating how fantastic it has been Spider-Man: Crossing the Multiverse. The Sony animated production It is a fantasy that we rarely get to see in movie theaters and all thanks to the fact that we see how Miles Morales jumps from reality to reality.
ATTENTION SPOILERS: from this point the plot of the film will be discussed.
One of them transports us to a world where everything is made of LEGO pieces. The sequence doesn’t go on too long and we see Peter Parker from Earth-13122 at the Daily Bugle talking to J. Jonah Jameson. He immediately goes into the bathroom to contact Miguel O’Hara, the 2099 Spider-Man who watches over the multiverse.
Among the production team tasked with bringing the scene to life is Preston Mutanga, a 14-year-old high school student who landed the job thanks to outsized talent. As collected in The New York Timesthe boy caught the attention of producers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller after making Mutanga his own LEGO recreation of the trailer for Spider-Man: Crossing the Multiverse.
“We found out it was a 14-year-old kid who did it and we said, ‘This looks incredibly sophisticated for a non-adult, non-professional to have done it. It blew us all away, including some of the best animators in the world,” he explains. Miller. In addition, Mutanga himself has revealed that the story is true.
It seems that now I can officially confirm it.
Yes, I have animated a part for Spider-Man: Crossing the Multiverse! It’s been an incredible journey and working with Philip Lord, Christopher Miller, Christina Steinberg and the rest of the spider-verse team has been a dream come true. You are amazing guys.
Once the order was completed, Mutanga’s father bought him a new PC along with a powerful graphics card in order to get the job done. The student engaged in homework for weeks, including spring break and evenings when he finished high school homework. A video call with Miller every two weeks helped him to know what he could improve.
“I adored the first movie and was so excited for the second, so working with the people who really made this masterpiece was honestly like a dream,” reveals Mutanga.
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