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Pedro Pascal Has a Secret ‘Spider-Verse 2’ Identity CONFIRMED

miles morales from "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse" and Pedro Pascal
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The latest installment in the Spider-Verse franchise, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (2023), recently swung into theaters, and the film has been all the rage since.

Across the Spider-Verse stars a widely celebrated cast of actors and actresses, including Oscar Isaac, Jake Johnson, Issa Rae, Jason Schwartzman, Hailee Steinfeld, and Shameik Moore.

Pedro Pascal, despite not having a speaking role in this film, does have a secret cameo, or a secret identity.

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Photo: Andrew Kelly

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Just to reiterate, Pedro Pascal did not play a part in Sony Pictures Animation’s Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. That being said, a certain Spider-Person may or may not bear a striking resemblance to the heartthrob beneath the mask…or should we say beneath the bandana?

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Web-Slinger is a version of  Peter Parker from a wild west universe, in which he’s a web-gun-slinging outlaw instead of a super-hero vigilante.

According to the character’s designer, this version of Peter Parker was modeled, in part, after Pedro Pascal over the original Peter B. Parker model.

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Considering Pedro Pascal’s work as Din Djarin, also known as the titular character from Disney Plus’s original series The Mandalorian, we can totally see why the wild west cowboy version of Peter Parker would bear a resemblance.

Although audiences never see the face beneath Web-Slinger’s mask, it’s a neat little easter egg to know that this version of Peter Parker was modeled after Pedro Pascal.

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Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse swung into theaters on June 2 and is currently only available in theaters.

About Isabella Reimer

Isabella Reimer grew up visiting Walt Disney World and relocated to Central Florida to be even closer to The Most Magical Place on Earth. She earned her Bachelor’s from Florida State University, where she studied Creative Writing and Women’s Studies. Her biggest hobby is bonding with the ikran at Avatar Flight of Passage, and her retirement plan includes becoming the 1,000 Happy Haunt of the Haunted Mansion.