Donald Glover Finally Gets to Play Spider-Man — With a Twist

Community_Troy_SpiderManDonald Glover, who during his run on NBC’s Community threw his hat into the ring to play the next big screen Spider-Man, finally will be slinging some web.

As an animated Spidey, on Disney XD’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors series.

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As first reported by USA Today, Glover has lent his pipes to the role of Miles Morales, a half-Hispanic, half-black 13-year-old who meets Peter Parker when Spider-Man prime travels to the alternate dimension where Miles crawls walls.

“If you’ve read Miles Morales comics [which debuted in August 2011], Donald’s voice nails what you’ve been reading,” the VP of Marvel Television’s animation division tells the Nation’s Newspaper.

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Glover’s character — introduced in the video below (c/o USA Today) — will make his debut in an arc airing next year. Season 3 of Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors premieres Sunday at 9 am ET)

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  1. Christine says:

    So he won’t play Spiderman lol

  2. Jooshua says:

    I haven’t watched kids cartoons in a long time.. but I got caught up in that clip and was sad when it ended.

  3. sladewilson says:

    That rocked!!! And as a fan of Miles Morales, they did perfect voice casting. Mad cool….

  4. Rich says:

    After that clip, I would definitely watch a Miles Morales based Spidey Show.

    Bring it on Marvel.

  5. Marco says:

    Since Andrew Garfield said that he wants to leave after AS3… DG could be introduced as Live Action Miles Morales there.

  6. Ram510 says:

    That’s great, now go back to Community