Spidey and His Amazing Friends Coming To Disney Junior
While most Spider-Man fans were very disappointed by the departure of Peter Parker from the MCU, the youngest of Spidey’s followers were excited to hear somewhat different news at D23. Marvel’s Spidey and His Amazing Friends is coming to Disney Junior.
Spider-Man Disney Junior Series ‘Spidey and His Amazing Friends’ Set for 2021 (EXCLUSIVE) https://t.co/t8OTOfJRpJ
— Variety (@Variety) August 24, 2019
Spider-Man is swinging onto Disney with a brand new animated series just announced at the D23 Expo! But this one will be much different than Marvel’s Spider-Man, putting the Web Warriors and other allies in family-friendly adventures on Disney Junior.
Spidey and His Amazing Friends was revealed for Disney Junior, set to premiere in 2021. The series will feature Peter Parker, Miles Morales, and Spider-Gwen as well as heroes such as the Hulk and Black Panther as they team up to take on the foes of the Marvel Universe.
The official press release explained:
Marvel's Spidey and His Amazing Friends animated series debuting 2021 https://t.co/ch1jbHld4d
— CNET News (@CNETNews) August 24, 2019
Marvel Animation & Family Entertainment announced during their panel at Disney’s D23 Expo, a new original animated series for Disney Junior, “Marvel’s Spidey and His Amazing Friends.” Geared toward preschoolers and their families, the series is set to debut in 2021 and will be the first full-length Marvel series for the Disney Junior audience.
Our favorite neighborhood web-slinger is used to working solo, but now Peter Parker must discover what it takes to become a truly amazing super hero: being a spider friend who works well with others. Together with his friends Miles Morales and Gwen AKA Ghost-Spider, they will 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.
“Preschool kids already love Spidey, so they’ll be delighted to have Peter Parker thwipping across their screens in this new series,” said Cort Lane, senior vice president, Marvel Animation & Family Entertainment. He added, “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.”
It’s a little long to wait, but I am confident my youngest will still be Disney Junior’s wheelhouse when Spidey and the gang hit the small screen!