Disney has announced details on a brand new animated series “Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends”.
The new series will debut on Friday 6th August with a simulcast on Disney Channel and Disney Junior (9:00 a.m. EDT/PDT). The series will be available in DisneyNOW on their respective premiere dates and will begin streaming on Disney+ shortly thereafter. Launch platforms will vary in international territories.
“Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends” is the first full-length Marvel series for preschoolers.
The series follows Peter Parker, Gwen Stacy and Miles Morales and their adventures as the young heroes team up with Hulk, Ms. Marvel and Black Panther to defeat foes like Rhino, Doc Ock and Green Goblin and learn that teamwork is the best way to save the day.
The series voice cast includes Benjamin Valic (“Sonic the Hedgehog”) as Peter Parker, Lily Sanfelippo (Disney Junior’s “The Chicken Squad”) as Gwen Stacy and Jakari Fraser (“Ben Is Back”) as Miles Morales.
Disney has also announced that “Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends” debuts with a series of animated shorts titled “Meet Spidey and his Amazing Friends” on Monday 21st June on Disney Channel (9:25 a.m. EDT/PDT) and Disney Junior (7:25 p.m. EDT/PDT), with a Disney+ release on Friday 16th July.
Harrison Wilcox (“Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest”) is executive producer, and Steve Grover (“Hello Ninja”) is supervising producer. Chris Moreno (Disney Junior’s “Muppet Babies”) and Chris Gilligan (Disney Junior’s “T.O.T.S.”) serve as supervising director and consulting director, respectively. Patrick Stump (Fall Out Boy) is the series’ composer and also performs the theme song.
The series is produced by Disney Junior and Marvel Entertainment in association with Atomic Productions.
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