Marvel's Spidey and his Amazing Friends coming to Disney Junior in 2021
Spiderman may be out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but Marvel are still planning to continue with the adventures of the famous webslinger in animated form with a series aimed at preschoolers on Disney Junior.
Spidey and his Amazing Friends will debut in 2021 and will follow Peter Parker and his friends Miles Morales, Gwen (Ghost-Spider), Hulk, Black Panther and Ms. Marvel.
Cost Lane, senior vice president of Marvel Animation & Family Entertainment, made the following statement:
“Preschool kids already love Spidey, so they’ll be delighted to have Peter Parker thwipping across their screens in this new series. Everyone at Marvel is thrilled to launch our first preschool series on Disney Junior, the gold standard platform for the audience. We believe parents and kids will be excited about these stories filled with themes of friendship, cooperation, solving problems and using your abilities to help others.”
Joe D’Ambrosia, senior VP of original programming and general manager of Disney Junior, added:
“We’re thrilled to be working with Marvel on this new series showcasing the exciting adventures of Spidey and his friends as they model the importance of teamwork and helping others in their community. This is the perfect series to introduce preschoolers to the super hero powers of friendship and working together to help others in need.”