‘Spider-Man’ Spinoff Shows Find Their Home At Prime Video And MGM+; ‘Silk: Spider Society’ First Up


Prime Video and MGM+ will team up with Sony Pictures to be the home of Spider-Man streaming shows. Sony control the rights to Marvel’s Spider-Man, and including 900 related characters, and had been look for a partner to bring them to television.

The first show out of the gate will be ‘Silk: Spider Society’, which has been in the works for some time, which has Angela Kang as showrunner. All the shows that are produced will be overseen by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, who produced ‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’, alongside longtime Spider-Man producer Amy Pascal.

‘Silk: Spider Society’ is based on characters created by Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos and inspired by the Marvel comics. It follows Cindy Moon, a Korean-American woman bitten by the same spider that bit Peter Parker, as she escapes imprisonment and searches for her missing family on her way to becoming the superhero known as Silk.

Amy Pascal, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, and Sony’s recent live-action and animated reimagining of the Spider-Man franchise has represented some of the most dynamic superhero storytelling in film. Together with Angela Kang’s creative vision, we couldn’t be more pleased to bring Silk: Spider Society to our MGM+ and Prime Video customers.

Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios

We can’t wait to bring the adventures of Cindy Moon to life, thanks to the creative dream team of Chris and Phil, Angela and Amy, along with our partners at Marvel and Amazon. We know this exciting series with new and never-before-seen characters and storylines will wow audiences watching first on linear MGM+ and then around the world on Prime Video.

Katherine Pope, president of Sony Pictures Television Studios

Angela is a pro’s pro whose perspective and creativity we greatly respect and admire. She’s also a hell of a lot of fun. She loves these characters and we feel really lucky for the chance to work with her to bring Cindy Moon’s story to the world.

Phil Lord and Chris Miller

I’m beyond thrilled to be joining the Amazon Studios family for this next chapter of my career. I look forward to working with the executive team on diverse, character-forward, watercooler shows for a global audience and am so excited to dive in to my first challenge – bringing Korean-American superhero Silk to life on screen.

Angela Kang

Source: Deadline

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