Live Action Spider-Man series starring Nicolas Cage

MGM+ and Prime Video announced they have ordered Blacka live-action series based on the Marvel comic Spider Man Noir. Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage (Pig, dream scenario) will star in the series.

Emmy Award-winning director Harry Bradbeer (Flea bag, kill Eva) will direct and executive produce the first two episodes. Ears Uziel (The Lost City, 22 Jump Street) and Steve Lightfoot (Marvel’s The Punisher, Shantaram) will serve as co-showrunners and executive producers.

Uziel and Lightfoot developed the series with the Academy Award-winning team behind it Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller and Amy Pascal, who will also serve as executive producers. The highly anticipated series will debut domestically on MGM+’s linear channel and then globally on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories. Prime has all your entertainment and streaming needs in one membership.

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We previously saw Spider-Man Noir in “Spider-Man Into the Spiderverse”.

Black tells the story of an aging and down-on-his-luck private detective (Cage) in 1930s New York who is forced to grapple with his former life as the city’s one and only superhero.

“Expanding the Marvel Universe with Black is a unique, special opportunity and we are honored to bring this series to our global Prime Video customers,” said Vernon Sanders, head of television at Amazon MGM Studios. “The extremely talented Nicolas Cage is an ideal choice for our new superhero and the experienced production team of Phil Lord, Christopher Miller and Amy Pascal, and the incredible team at Sony is committed to expanding this franchise in the most authentic way.”

“We are absolutely thrilled to have Nicolas Cage starring in this series! No one else could bring so much pathos, pain and heart to this unique character. Together with our brilliant producers and partners at Amazon MGM Studios and Prime Video, we couldn’t ask for a better team to explore this reinterpretation of such an iconic character in Sony’s Universe of Marvel Characters,” said Katherine Pope, president of Sony Pictures Television Studios . .

The series is executive produced by Oren Uziel, Steve Lightfoot, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller and Amy Pascal. The series is produced by Sony Pictures Television and Amazon MGM Studios.

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