Sony’s Spider-Man franchise is coming to the small screen with a Silk series to air on MGM+ (formerly Epix). The spinoff series will be titled Silk: Spider Society.
Angela Kang (The Walking Dead) will serve as the showrunner.
The series is one of several live-action series ordered based on the Sony Pictures universe of Marvel characters. Additional titles have not yet been revealed.
Silk: Spider Society will debut domestically on MGM+’s linear channel and globally on Prime Video in more than 240 countries.
Academy Award-winning Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse producers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller and Amy Pascal will serve as executive producers.
“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 in a statement. “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.”
Created by Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos, Cindy Moon AKA Silk is a Korean-American woman bitten by the same spider that bit Peter Parker who escapes imprisonment and searches for her missing family on her way to becoming a superhero.
“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 into my first challenge – bringing Korean-American superhero Silk to life on screen, ” said Kang in a statement.
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