Who is the new Spider-Gwen?

Hailee Steinfeld will reprise her role from the first film as Gwen Stacy/Spider-Gwen in Across the Spider-Verse. Across the Spider-Verse began development ahead of the release of 2018’s Into the Spider-Verse with Sony officially confirming the sequel in November 2019.

Is Spider-Gwen and Gwen Stacy the same person?

Biography. Gwen Stacy is the famous wall-crawler on Earth-65, an alternate universe, where she was bitten by the infamous radioactive arachnid and dubbed Spider-Woman or “Spider-Gwen.”

Who is the best actress for Gwen Stacy?

The top choice for the next Spidey character to enter the MCU is Gwen Stacy. Played by Emma Stone, audiences first met Gwen when she was the love of Peter’s life in The Amazing Spider-Man starring Andrew Garfield. She was characterized as smart, independent, and authentic.

Why did they rename Spider-Gwen?

There are a slew of Spider-Women in the multiverse so both Marvel and its audience started referring to her as Spider-Gwen out of convenience but doing so in her reality would out her secret identity. They needed a name that’s unique to this character that wouldn’t shout her identity to the world.