The mysterious show from ‘The Lost City’ writer Oren Uziel will follow an older superhero in a 1930s New York City, although it will not be Peter Parker.
The Spider-Verse is about to get a little bit bigger! Variety reports that a Noir style live-action Spider-Man series is coming to Prime Video. The mysterious series from Amazon Studios will follow an older superhero in a 1930s New York City, although it will not be Peter Parker. The project will be set in its own universe, separate from any other established continuities.
Oren Uziel (The Lost City, 22 Jump Street) will serve as writer and executive producer. The show was developed in collaboration with Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse producers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller as well as former Sony exec Amy Pascal.
The Spider-Man Noir comics originally debuted in 2009 as part of a greater Marvel Noir universe set in the Great Depression. The comic follows a man granted superpowers from a spider-god after being bitten by a spider concealed within a stolen artifact. The Noir character previously appeared in the animated series Ultimate Spider-Man, voiced by Milo Ventimiglia, as well as in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, voiced by Nicolas Cage. The upcoming show will be the character’s first live-action iteration.
Amazon Studios previously announced a Silk: Spider Society series showrun by Angela Kang, in addition to multiple other Sony-controlled Marvel character projects. With over 900 characters associated with the Spider-Man franchise at their disposal, fans could be getting a lot more Spidey on the streamer in the future.
Executive producing alongside Uziel are Lord and Miller for Sony Pictures Television, and Pascal via Pascal Pictures.
And don’t forget, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse hits theaters June 2, 2023.