Sony and Amazon Team For Spider-Man, Silk, More Marvel TV Shows

A slate of Spider-Man spinoff Marvel TV shows are in the works.

A slate of Spider-Man spinoff Marvel TV shows are in the works.

Sony and Amazon Team For Spider-Man, Silk, More

Sony and Amazon are teaming up for the small screen where various Spider-Man spin-off TV shows will be happening including Silk: Spider Society which has been in development for some time.

The details include the Sony Amazon Spider-Man projects will be first released on the Amazon-owned MGM+, which as of January 15, 2023, will be the new brand and name of the EPIX channel.

Following debuting on MGM+, the projects will then be later available on Prime Video.

Regarding Silk: Spider Society, it will be a live-action series from showrunner Angela Kang who recently was the showrunner on MC’s The Walking Dead that comes to its conclusion on Sunday.

Spider-Verse creators Phil Lord and Chris Miller will be executive producers along with Amy Pascal.

Silk: Spider Society is based on and inspired by the Marvel Comics characters created by Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos. 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.

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Cindy Moon coming to life through Silk: Spider Society series

“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,” said Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios. “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.”

“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,” said Katherine Pope, president of Sony Pictures Television Studios.  “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.”

“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” added Lord and 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,” said Kang.

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