Spectacular news, Spider-Fans! Marvel and Sony Pictures have joined forces with Amazon Studios to bring several Spider-Man TV shows to Prime Video.

As reported by Variety(Opens in a new tab), Amazon has ordered a series of live-action Spider-Man spinoff series, the first of which is Silk: Spider Society, which will continue to expand the Spider-Man universe. from sony. . (SSU) beyond its theatrical releases. Each show will premiere on Amazon's Prime Video streaming service globally and on MGM Plus, the platform officially known as Epix, in the United States.

Silk: Spider Society will mark the first time that Silk, the Korean American superheroine, whose real name is Cindy Moon, will appear in a live-action Spider-Man project. Moon was played by Tiffany Espensen in Marvel's Spider-Man: Homecoming and Avengers: Infinity War. It's unclear if Espensen will return to the fold to play Moon's superhero alias in Amazon, Sony and Marvel's small-screen offering.

Lo que sí sabemos es quién estará involucrado en la producción de Silk: Spider Society, y su equipo creativo principal seguramente entusiasmará a la base mundial de fanáticos de Spider-Man. La showrunner de Walking Dead, Angela Kang, dirigirá la serie, mientras que Phil Lord y Chris Miller, los visionarios detrás de las películas animadas Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse y Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, serán los productores ejecutivos. Kang y la excopresidenta de Sony Pictures, Amy Pascal, también asumirán funciones de producción ejecutiva.

In a statement to Variety, Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke said: "Amy Pascal, Phil Lord, Chris Miller and Sony's recent live-action animated reimagining of the Spider-Man franchise have represented some of the stories of the most dynamic superheroes in cinema. With Angela Kang's creative vision, we couldn't be happier to bring 'Silk: Spider Society' to our MGM Plus and Prime Video customers."

Silk: Spider Society isn't the only Spider-Man spin-off in the works. Movies starring Kraven the Hunter and Madame Web are also in production, with the pair recently wrapping up filming. Meanwhile, a third Venom movie has also been announced, with Tom Hardy set to reprise his role as Eddie Brock/Venom and Kelly Marcel as co-writer and director.

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Spider-Gwen and Miles hang out in her room in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.

How will all these Spider-Man projects come together? (Image credit: Sony Pictures Animation)

Without wanting to sound hyperbolic, this is great news for the burgeoning Spider-Man Cinematic Universe and the Marvel Multiverse, which was introduced into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) as part of Phase 4 of the MCU.

For starters, we'll be seeing more Spider-People making their live-action debut. So far, we've only seen Peter Parker's web-slinger in live action, with three actors - Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, and current titular Tom Holland - tackling the role.

Madame Web es el próximo héroe basado en una araña que aparece en una película de acción en vivo, con Dakota Johnson lista para darle vida. Mientras tanto, Miles Morales protagonizó Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, que contó con una serie de otras personas araña, incluidos Spider-Man Noir, Spider-Pig, Spider-Gwen y Peni Parker. Sin embargo, como mencionamos antes, Into the Spider-Verse es una película animada, por lo que estos personajes aún tienen que convertirse en una película de superhéroes de acción real.

This Spider-Man TV offering also has the potential to introduce more Spider-Man to a wider audience. There are plenty of other Spider-Man-like heroes that fans would love to see on the big or small screen, like Ben Reilly, Anansi, Spider-X, Spider-Woman, and Spider-Man 2099. We'll be looking at a few of them, these guys. in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse but then again, this is an animated movie. Along with Silk, we'd love nothing more than to see them in live action.

Speaking of Silk, her arrival has the potential to tie into Tom Holland's Spider-Man adventures in the MCU and SSU.

In the comics, Cindy Moon is bitten by the same genetically enhanced spider as Peter, giving her superpowers similar to her classmate's. So it's plausible that a similar scenario could play out in Silk's TV series. If so, you'll simultaneously tie in your standalone show with Holland's MCU Spider-Man movies (learn more about those in our Spider-Man movies in the ordering guide) and make your MCU canon.

A screenshot of Venom sticking out his tongue while looking directly into the camera.

¿Podríamos finalmente ver un equipo de Spider-Man y Venom como parte de este acuerdo? (Crédito de la foto: Sony Pictures)

Sony and Marvel also have a prior form to link SSU and MCU. Venom: Let There be Carnage and 2021's Spider-Man: No Way Home, as well as 2022's Morbius, contained multiple references to the Marvel and Sony Cinematic Universes. The first two saw Venom briefly in the MCU, while Morbius included the Vulture, the villain from 2017's Spider-Man: Homecoming, as a cameo. Obviously, both studios are happy to bridge the gap between their movie franchises and bring different characters to each one.

And that's what makes this Spider-Man Prime Video deal so exciting. With this deal, we could see Holland's Spider-Man appear on TV shows as well as future MCU/SSU movies. Rumors circulating online suggest Holland signed a new deal with Marvel and Sony to appear in more Spider-Man-led projects, including those on the small screen. Wouldn't it be great to see Holland appear in Silk or another Spider-Person TV series? Very, is the answer.

And the old Garfield and Maguire Spider-Men too? If Sony can't (or won't) give them new releases on the big screen, why not see if they'd like to reprise their roles in one or more Spider-Man TV shows? Garfield has always said that he's ready to reprise the role in some capacity and, with the duo playing very likable supporting roles in No Way Home, the door is clearly open for one or both of them to return. It's unlikely he'll be a part of Marvel Phase 5, Phase 6, or any MCU production (apart from possible appearances in Avengers: Secret Wars, anyway). So why not see if they want to star in a Spider-Man series?

The Spider-Man multiverse is as vast as all of Marvel's characters occupy it, so the possibilities are endless for Sony, Amazon, and Marvel when it comes to making any Spider-Man show they want. There are over 900 Spider-Man characters to choose from, and thanks to Into the Spider-Verse and the arrival of the MCU's Multiverse, audiences are more open to seeing the characters and their Multiversal counterparts interact in the same space. Madame Web and Across the Spider-Verse will only raise fans' hopes for more crossovers as they explore the Spider-Verse in greater detail in 2023.

It would be a dream to see Holland's Spider-Man, Silk, a live-action Miles Morales, and even Ben Reilly swinging in New York, and this Spider-Man Prime Video deal gives us our best chance at that. Everyone do it.

For more Spider-Man, Prime Video, and Marvel content, read our Spider-Man Movies Ranked article. You can also find out how to watch Marvel movies in order, check out the best Prime Video shows to stream, or find out why the animated show Marvel's Spider-Man: Freshman Year might be cancelled.

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