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‘Spider-Man Noir’ to Premiere on MGM+ Ahead of Prime Video Release, Lamorne Morris Cast as Robbie Robertson

The upcoming live-action series featuring Nicolas Cage as Spider-Man Noir is set to debut on MGM+ before making its way to Amazon Prime Video. Fans eagerly anticipating the release will have the opportunity to catch the show on MGM+ initially, although there is no confirmed timeline for when it will transition to Prime Video.

Actor Lamorne Morris has been cast in the role of Robbie Robertson, a character well-known from Marvel Comics. Alongside Morris, Brendan Gleeson has also joined the series in a yet undisclosed role, as reported by Variety.

In Spider-Man Noir, Lamorne Morris portrays Robbie Robertson, described as a dedicated journalist in 1930s New York, facing challenges as a black professional striving to succeed. The character is depicted as driven, hard-working, and persistent, willing to take on risky stories to garner attention and secure his livelihood.

The series Spider-Man Noir revolves around an aging private investigator in 1930s New York who must confront his past as the city’s former superhero. Nicolas Cage takes on the titular role, with executive producers including Oren Uziel, Steve Lightfoot, Amy Pascal, and Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, known for their work on Sony’s Spider-Verse films.

Oren Uziel, the writer for the series, is recognized for his contributions to projects such as The Lost City, Mortal Kombat, Shimmer Lake, and 22 Jump Street. Spider-Man Noir is set in a unique universe, featuring an alternate Spider-Man character distinct from Peter Parker, emerging in a version of New York during the Great Depression.

As the anticipation builds for the release of Spider-Man Noir, fans can look forward to an intriguing narrative that delves into a different dimension of the beloved superhero universe. Stay tuned for further updates on this exciting series.