It was a great 2018 for Hailee Steinfeld and that is spilling over to this year thanks to her films Bumblebee and Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse. Though it is rooted in an iconic film franchise and legendary comic book character, Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse’s overwhelming critical acclaim has been a pleasant surprise (its current Rotten Tomatoes rating is at 97%).
“She’s a natural leader,” said Steinfeld, who plays Gwen Stacy in the animated feature. “She is the smartest one in the room and she knows it. There’s something about that quality that is very likable and admirable and aspirational. She fits right in, she knows what needs to be done and she does whatever she has to do to get the job done. She’s quite inspiring, I think.”
Click on the media bar to hear Hailee Steinfeld talk about one of the universal themes of the film:
Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse, which has made over $224 million worldwide, also features the voices of Shameik Moore and Jake Johnson.