At D23, Marvel Animation announced the production of a new series titled Spidey and His Amazing Friends. No it isn't a remake or reboot of the beloved 1981 series Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends. This will be a new series for Disney Junior in 2021 that will be geared towards preschoolers and their families.
It will have a similar premise to the earlier series with Spider-Man teaming up with two fellow superheroes, in this case Ghost-Spider and the Miles Morales Spider-Man. The three will encounter other heroes such as Hulk, Black Panther, and Ms. Marvel.
Cort Lane said of the series, "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 Vice President of Original Programming and General Manager at 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."
Alan Fine, Joe Quesada, Dan Buckley, Lane, Eric Radomski, and Marsha Griffin will serve as executive producers; Harrison Wilcox will be supervising producer; Alfred Gimeno will be supervising animation producer; and Ashley Mendoza will be story editor.