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Donald Glover is Finally Playing Spider-Man

Check out Donald as Miles Morales in Spider-Man: Webbed Warriors

USA Today released a exclusive clip for the upcoming Spider-Man: Web Warriors premiering on Disney XD on Sunday at 9 a.m. (PT/ET). In it, Community's Donald Glover will play Miles Morales, the Ultimate Spider-Man, who lives in a world where Peter Parker has died and Miles took the mantle of Spider-Man. Miles will be teaming up with Peter Parker from the 616 universe.

Back in 2010, a fan on Twitter suggested Glover should play Spider-Man in a live action film with the hashtag #donald4spiderman. It went viral and while Donald didn't get the chance to play the part, he does get to play one of the coolest new characters in an animated version. Check out the clip below.

Spider-Man: Web Warriors debuts on Sunday at 9 a.m. (PT/ET).

Source: USA Today

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Posted by MugsyOG

Gambino and Troy is Spiderman.......HOORAH

Posted by McBig

This is awesome. I any wait to see miles I'm action. Kinda wish they would have a series for just him.

Posted by Teerack

Kind of crazy this comic event is so big it's crossing over into the cartoons.

Posted by Oscars94

Miles and Peter in the mooooorning!

Posted by Boynerdgeek

I think it is better Disney makes Ultimate Spidey cartoon with Miles Morales as leading role and takes Avengers EMH approach. I don't really like Avengers Assemble, Ultimate Spidey and Hulk Agents of SMASH on disney XD

Posted by Jayc1324

Wanted live action but I'll settle for this.

Posted by Owie

@oscars94 said:

Miles and Peter in the mooooorning!

:)

I don't watch any of the Marvel cartoons but I'll watch this for Glover.

Posted by PunyParker

Good.
Nice casting and i love how he looks on screen.Never been a huge fan of the character,but this is interesting.

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Posted by feargalr

Cool! I should probably start watching this show. It's on netflix I think...

Posted by CommanderShiro

I think it is better Disney makes Ultimate Spidey cartoon with Miles Morales as leading role and takes Avengers EMH approach. I don't really like Avengers Assemble, Ultimate Spidey and Hulk Agents of SMASH on disney XD

I approve of this idea.

Posted by MyNameIsWill

Best Decision Ever.

Posted by danhimself

so his mom and dad would be mad if he were dead.....so this ISN'T 1610 Miles

Edited by The Stegman

It says the video is unavailable for me.

But anyway...

"Couldn't see me as Spider-Man, but now I'm spittin' Venom."

#Gambino

#Webhead

#Donald

Posted by AmazingWebHead

I wonder how Peter will react to finding out he died in the other universe

Posted by Rixec

so his mom and dad would be mad if he were dead.....so this ISN'T 1610 Miles

That, or Miles hasn't reached that part in his story yet in the cartoon.

Posted by danhimself

@rixec said:

@danhimself said:

so his mom and dad would be mad if he were dead.....so this ISN'T 1610 Miles

That, or Miles hasn't reached that part in his story yet in the cartoon.

maybe

Posted by tparks

Cool.

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ok... for some reason i can't see the video, it says that the video is currently unavailable bla bla bla. does anyone know if it has been uploaded to youtube?

Posted by inferiorego

ok... for some reason i can't see the video, it says that the video is currently unavailable bla bla bla. does anyone know if it has been uploaded to youtube?

not yet

Posted by viin

thats actually pretty cool..im not a huge spiderman fan but marvel is finally doing something different and new when it comes to Spiderman and who better then Donald Glover.

Posted by Vance Astro

I knew this was going to happen.

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@danhimself said:

@rixec said:

@danhimself said:

so his mom and dad would be mad if he were dead.....so this ISN'T 1610 Miles

That, or Miles hasn't reached that part in his story yet in the cartoon.

maybe

Or the show took creative liberties. Like they did with ultimate spider-man in general. I would be very surprised if they followed the comics even with the spiderverse characters. It's cool they are including these spidermen though. Not an over all fan of the show, but i give credit when when it's due.

I will at the very least watch the fight scenes

Posted by Oscuro

I'm cool with it

Posted by danhimself

@w0nd said:

@danhimself said:

@rixec said:

@danhimself said:

so his mom and dad would be mad if he were dead.....so this ISN'T 1610 Miles

That, or Miles hasn't reached that part in his story yet in the cartoon.

maybe

Or the show took creative liberties. Like they did with ultimate spider-man in general. I would be very surprised if they followed the comics even with the spiderverse characters. It's cool they are including these spidermen though. Not an over all fan of the show, but i give credit when when it's due.

I will at the very least watch the fight scenes

I think at least a few of them of are strictly animated versions...like the Iron Spider is Amadeus Cho and I'm pretty sure that the Noir looking one is actually Slinger from the Avengers Assemble episode where Thor went to an alternate universe

Posted by StMichalofWilson

Awesome!

Posted by ShadowSwordmaster

This is good news.

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"Yeah, Gambino is a mastermind."

Jmarshmallow

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Posted by Captain13

Wicked!

Posted by NICKXH

Hated Ultimate Spider-Man. But this looks a hell lot better. I'm looking forward to Donald Glover's performance as Miles Morales. Maybe this could get Marvel to do their Spider-Man movie with Glover in the role. Does Marvel own the rights to Ultimate Spider-Man (Miles Morales) or is that also owned by Sony (we don't know shit about this character) studios?

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@angelalfonso said:

ok... for some reason i can't see the video, it says that the video is currently unavailable bla bla bla. does anyone know if it has been uploaded to youtube?

not yet

It's on USA Today, just search the article.

Posted by BlackArmor

All of the yes!!!

Posted by IDontLikeBirds

I like the idea of him playing Miles Morales IN AN ANIMATED SERIES. If they ever did the character in a live action setting, I want the 13 year old (now 15 I think) version of the character, not a 20 something. It creates a much different dynamic. I just hope if they ever do it, they don't use Jaden Smith.

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Posted by MK5

Yay! I liked Donald Glover on Community.

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@leokearon said:

@inferiorego:

It is now

Okay I can't wait for this now. Spider-Men!!!

My only complaint about his performance is he's stuttering too much. I get it's a freaky situation, but it's kinda awkward.

Posted by HumanRocket

This is going to be good I can feel it in my spider sense.

Posted by frozenedge

Now all we need is a Shaft movie with Michael Cera and everything will be perfect

Posted by Mars8254

This is a surprised. Never cared for the spiderman shows, but ill give this a look. Thought Glover was done with this stuff to focus on music. Glad he is doing both.

Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt

This actually looks pretty decent. If i still had XD i would give it a shot. Maybe when it comes on Netflix.

Edited by Tenebrous_Guile

Does the world really need two spiderman shows at once?

Though it seems watchable.

Posted by Dedpool

YES! YES!! YES!!!! Now do a spin-off! He's really , really good in the part. And I'd love an adaption of Miles Morales Spidey! I really hope they do this as a series after the final season of Ultimate, or at least revisit him a few times. For a series I'd start with the Death of Spider-Man and go from there.

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Posted by nappystr8

I may actually have to watch this. Miles is my Spider-Man!

Posted by sonova

@frozenedge: or a Lone Ranger Movie with Johnny Depp as Tonto. Or a movie called Last Samurai starring Tom Cruise. Or A Batman Movie where Bruce Wayne is played by an Englishman...OOOOH Or how about do a movie about Cleopatra but let's have Elizabeth Taylor play her. These are all gold ideas, let's keep pitching.

Posted by Ninjablade09

Kind awesome that they're not putting if off that Peter is dead in Mile's universe. Thought they were going to ignore that.

Posted by haydenclaireheroes

Here are my thoughts:

Posted by HushoftheWind

Wait a minute.....you mean to tell that the ULTIMATE SPIDER MAN SHOW WASNT ALREADY SET IN THE ULTIMATE UNIVERSE!? WTF

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