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[20 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins the Voice Cast for ‘DuckTales’ on Disney XD

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Tony Award-winning actor, playwright, and composer is joining the cast of Disney’s XD’s DuckTales series.
Lin-Manuel Miranda will be lending his voice to the character of Gizmoduck, a Duckburg hero whose true identity is Fenton Crackshell-Cabrera, an intern working for Scrooge McDuck’s mad scientists Gyro Gearloose.
Gizmoduck’s signature line is “Blathering Blatherskite!”
The cast that also includes David Tennant as Scrooge McDuck, Danny Pudi as Huey, Ben Schwartz as Dewey, Bobby Moynihan as Louie, Beck Bennett as Launchpad McQuack, Toks Olagundoye as Mrs. Beakley, and Kate Micucci as Webby Vanderquack.
Look …

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[25 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Descendants 2’ Premieres July 21 on Five Television Networks in Disney/ABC Television Group

The premiere of the Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants 2 will be shown simultaneously on five networks within the Disney/ABC Television Group on July 21.
The movie will premiere on Disney Channel, ABC, Disney XD, Freeform, and Lifetime.
The film is the sequel to 2015’s Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants, which was the fifth most watched movie in cable television history.
The stars of the film – Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Sofia Carson, and Booboo Stewart, are making an appearance at the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards on April 30. They’ll be showing …

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[17 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Teaser Trailer Released for Final Season of ‘Star Wars Rebels’ on Disney XD

Fans at last week’s Star Wars Celebration in Orlando had a chance to see the teaser trailer for the final season of Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels.
The show’s executive producer Dave Filoni says the final season will “complete the journey” that the show was meant to be from the start. During a panel at the event he said, “We all felt that the time was right and that the characters were at a point where their story, and their destinies, should finally be revealed.”
The voice cast of Star Wars Rebels …

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[3 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures’ Get Second Season on Disney XD

The popular animated series, LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, is returning for a second season this summer on Disney XD.
“The series creators expertly deliver an equal amount of comedy and signature Star Wars adventure into their storytelling,” said Marc Buhaj, senior vice president, programming and general manager, Disney XD. “We’re looking forward to bringing our viewers a brand new season of galactic adventures with the Freemaker family throughout summer.”
So far in the series, the Freemaker family has found a new home with the Rebel fleet, which brings them face …

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[8 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney XD’s ‘Star Wars Rebels’ to Return for Fourth Season this Fall

Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels is returning for a fourth season this fall on the network. Production is underway on the new season of the hit animated series.
Star Wars Rebels tells the story of the Star Wars saga with new galaxies, characters, and adventures.
Fans will soon learn more details about what season four has in store for the characters when new details are revealed at the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando next month.
The voice cast for season three currently includes Freddie Prinze Jr. as Kanan, Vanessa Marshall as Hera, Steve …

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[22 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
Forest Whitaker to Join Cast of ‘Star Wars Rebels’ on Disney XD

Disney XD’s hit animated series Star Wars Rebels is adding an Academy Award-winning actor to its cast.
Forest Whitaker, who is currently starring at Rebel freedom fighter Saw Gerrera in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, is joining the cast of the animated series.
The series takes place prior to the events of Rogue One, and Whitaker will reprise his role of Gerrera. His first episode is Star Wars Rebels: Ghosts of Geonosis, Parts One and Two – which premieres on Saturday, January 7 on Disney XD.
Saw Gerrera was first introduced in …

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[19 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
‘DuckTales’ Coming to Disney XD in 2017

A new version of DuckTales – the popular animated series from the early 1990s – is making its way to Disney XD next year.
DuckTales will feature Scrooge McDuck, Huey, Dewey, and Louie, and Donald Duck as they “embark on high-flying adventures worldwide.”
Other characters that will appear in the series include Duckworth, Gyro Gearloose, Launchpad McQuack, Flintheart Glomgold, Magica DeSpell & Poe, Ma Beagel and the Beagle Boys, Mrs. Beaklye, and Webbigail Vanderquack.
The original DuckTales aired in 1987-1990 and an animated film, DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp, premiered …

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[11 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
Original Cast Reprising Roles in ‘Big Hero 6’ Animated Television Series

The new Big Hero 6 television series will feature the original cast from the film when it debuts in 2017 on Disney XD.
The cast will include Maya Rudolph as Aunt Cass, Jamie Chung as Go-Go, Scott Adsit as Bayman, Alan Tudyk as Alistair Krei, Ryan Potter as Hiro, Genesis Rodriguez as Honey Lemon, and Stan Lee as Fred’s dad. Brooks Wheelan joins the cast as Fred.
The new television series will pick up following the events of the film and will continue the “adventures and friendship” of Hiro and his robot …

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[13 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]
New Animated Series, ‘Marvel’s Spider-Man,’ to Debut on Disney XD in 2017

Disney XD has announced a new animated series, Marvel’s Spider-Man, which will debut next year on the network.
The new series will take a “fresh look” at the Spider-Man story, telling the “story of an unsure but courageous teen who has to figure out how to be a super hero from the very beginning.”
Fans can expect to see drama, action, and comedy in the new series.
Marc Buhaj, senior vice president, Programming and General Manager, Disney XD, says “We’ve been secretly nurturing Marvel’s Spider-Man for years now, so we are thrilled to …

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[23 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
‘Milo Murphy’s Law’ Debuts October 3 on Disney XD

The new Disney XD animated series Milo Murphy’s Law is set to premiere on October 3.
The title role – Milo Murphy – is voiced by Grammy Award-winning recording artist “Weird Al” Yankovic.
The series follows the adventures of 13-year-old Milo Murphy, who just happens to be the (fictional) great-great-great-great grandson of the Murphy’s Law namesake. With Milo, if something can go wrong it will go wrong.
Milo was born with Extreme Hereditary Murphy’s Law condition, a trait that has affected all the men in the Murphy family for generations. But, Milo is …