Spider-Man’s web is expanding to television in a big way.
Amazon and Sony Pictures announced a deal that will begin providing spinoff television series based on Sony’s Spider Man universe of Marvel sign. The first gets the title Silk: Spider Societyand will be produced by The Walking Dead‘s Angela Kang. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, who produced and wrote Spider-Verse animated film, will executive produce the show with longtime live-action Spidey producer Amy Pascal.
Here was Amazon’s Jennifer Salke in the news:
Amy Pascal, Phil Lord, Chris Miller and Sony’s latest live-action and animated revival of the Spider-Man franchise have represented some of the most dynamic superhero narratives on film. Together with Angela Kang’s creative vision, we couldn’t be more excited to bring Silk: Spider Society to our MGM+ and Prime Video customers.
In Marvel Comics, Silk – AKA Cindy Moon – was bitten by the same radioactive spider that gave Peter Parker her powers. After several years in prison, she escapes and becomes the superhero known as Silk. She has played a key role in recent Spider-Man comics, as well as the original Spider-Verse storylines. In the MCU, she had brief cameos Spider-Man Homecoming and Avengers: Infinity Warwhere she was played by Tiffany Espensen.
That Silk the series will first air on the MGM+ channel and then on Amazon’s Prime Video. And while Silk is the first offering from this Spider-Man TV universe, other shows are expected.
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