Disney Doubles Down on Highly Anticipated Series

Mar 2, 2017  •  Post A Comment

The series has yet to premiere, but Disney announced today that it has ordered a second season of the all-new animated show “DuckTales,” which is set to premiere this summer on Disney XD.

Disney XD also took the wraps off a new first look video for the series today, which you can watch below.

“Based on the Emmy Award-winning series treasured by a generation of viewers, the Disney Television Animation-produced series stars David Tennant as Scrooge McDuck; Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan as the voices of Huey, Dewey and Louie, respectively; Kate Micucci as Webby Vanderquack; Beck Bennett as Launchpad McQuack and Toks Olagundoye as Mrs. Beakley,” the announcement notes.

Annie Award nominee Matt Youngberg (“Ben 10: Omniverse”) is executive producer on “DuckTales,” with Francisco Angones (Disney XD’s Emmy Award-nominated “Wander Over Yonder”) as story editor and co-producer, and Sean Jimenez (Disney XD’s Annie Award-winning “Gravity Falls”) as art director.

Marc Buhaj, senior vice president, Programming, and General Manager, Disney XD, said in announcing the pickup: “Fans around the world are eager and we’re looking forward to introducing viewers to the all-new ‘DuckTales.’ This early season two order is a testament to the quality work the creative team, led by Matt and Frank, and the cast are delivering.”

The announcement adds: “The new family comedy-adventure series will once again take viewers along as Scrooge McDuck, his curious and mischief-making grandnephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, the temperamental Donald Duck and their trusty team, Webby Vanderquack, Launchpad McQuack and Mrs. Beakley, embark on high-flying adventures around the world.”

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