At their panel at the D23 Expo, Marvel Animation Family Entertainment announced a new original animated series is in the works for Disney Junior, Marvel’s Spidey and His Amazing Friends. The series is geared toward preschoolers and their families and is set to debut in 2021. This will be the first full-length Marvel series for the Disney Junior audience.
Everyone’s favorite neighborhood web-slinger is accustomed to working solo, but now Peter Parker must discover what it takes to become a truly amazing superhero: being a spider friend who works well with others. Along with his friends Miles Morales and Gwen AKA Ghost-Spider, they team up with heroes such as Hulk, Black Panther, and Ms. Marvel, to defeat evil foes and learn that teamwork is the best way to save the day.
Cort Lane, senior vice president, Marvel Animation & Family Entertainment said, “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 vice president, Original Programming and General Manager, Disney Junior said “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 superhero powers of friendship and working together to help others in need.”