Marvel and Sony bring Spider-Man’s world to the small screen


Marvel and Sony Pictures Television are teaming up for a suite of live-action series spinning out of the world of Spider-Man. MGM+ and Amazon Prime Video have ordered the series.

Silk: Spider Society will be the first show with Angela Kang as showrunner.

The series will debut first on MGM+ (which is the relaunched Epic). It will then air on Amazon Prime Video in the United States. Internationally, the series will air on Amazon in 240 countries and territories.

Sony controls over 900 Marvel characters. Phil Lord and Chris Miller will exec produce the suite of series with Amy Pascal.

Silk was created by Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos. She cameoed in The Amazing Spider-Man #1 in 2014 with a full appearance in The Amazing Spider-Man #4 that same year. The character, Cindy Moon, is a Korean-American woman bitten by the same spider that bit Peter Parker and escapes imprisonment to search for her missing family.

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