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Disney Channel Sets Premiere Date for Music-Driven Freaky Friday!

FREAKY FRIDAY – Ellie Blake (Cozi Zuehlsdorff) and Katherine Blake (Heidi Blickenstaff) – Photo by David Bukach/Courtesy of Disney Channel.

Disney Channel has set the premiere date for its music-driven comedy Freaky Friday (based on the hit Broadway play).

The story of a mother and daughter – Katherine and Ellie Blake – who find themselves inhabiting each other’s bodies for a day, Freaky Friday premieres on Friday, August 10th (Disney Channel, 8/7C).

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Disney Channel Finds Stars For Live-Action Kim Possible Movie!

KIM POSSIBLE – Disney Channel’s “Kim Possible” stars Sean Giambrone as Ron Stoppable and Sadie Stanley as Kim Possible – Photo by Ed Herrera/Courtesy of Disney Channel.

Sadie Stanley has been cast as Kim Possible for Disney Channel’s live-action take on the popular animated character.

Kim’s best friend and partner in espionage, Ron Stoppable, will be played by The Goldbergs’ Sean Giambrone.

Kim Possible goes into production this summer and will premiere in 2019.

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BIG HERO 6 THE SERIES’ LAUNCHES WITH A PREMIERE WEEKEND EVENT!

BIG HERO 6 – Key Art (Disney Channel )

Return to San Fransokyo when Disney Channel’s Big Hero 6: The Series premieres with back-to-back episodes on both Saturday, June 9th and Sunday June 10th (9am/8C both mornings).

Playing their roles from the film are: Scott Adsit (Baymax), Ryan Potter (Hiro), Maya Rudolph (Aunt Cass), Jamie Chung (Go Go), Alan Tudyk (Alistair Krei), Genesis Rodriguez (Honey Lemon), David Shaughnessy (Heathcliff) and Stan Lee (Fred’s Dad).

Brooks Wheelan joins the cast as Fred and Khary Payton will voice Wasabi.

Guest casting includes: Christy Carlson Romano, Gordon Ramsay, Alton Brown, John Michael Higgins and Daniel Henney.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Voices Gizmoduck on DuckTales!

Duck Tales – Lin-Manuel Miranda – Photo by Lorenzo Bevilaqua/Courtesy of Disney Channel.

Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda will be voicing Gizmoduck (aka Fenton Crackshell-Cabrera) on the new DuckTales series from Disney Channel.

The series premieres on May 1st, with Gizmoduck joining the fun in an episode entitled Beware the B.U.D.D.Y. System! on May 11th (though he’s not in the trailer that follows).

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Disney Channel Greenlights Amphibia and The Owl House!

Disney Channel has ordered two original animated series – Amphibia, from Annie Award-winning director Matt Braly (Disney’s Gravity Falls), and The Owl House, from Dana Terrace, one of Variety’s 10 Animators to Watch.

The Network has also renewed Star vs. The Forces of Evil for a fourth season.

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What’s The Sitch? Disney Channel Casting Live-Action Kim Possible!

Casting has begun on a live-action Kim Possible movie for the Disney Channel Original Movie franchise, 16 years after the popular character – a typical high school girl who, in her spare time, saves the world from evil villains – debuted in the animated comedy/adventure series that became a global hit.

The Disney channel Original Movie will be written by the original series’ creators, Mark McCorkle and Robert Schooley – and Josh Cagan.

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Disney Channel To Adapt Freaky Friday as a Musical Comedy!

Disney Channel is updating the Disney classic Freaky Friday as a musical comedy starring Heidi Blickenstaff and Cozi Zuehlsdorff as the mother and daughter who find their minds in each others’ bodies. The movie will be based on Disney Theatrical Productions’ stage adaptation of the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and Disney’s popular feature films of the same name.

Freaky Friday will be directed by Steve Carr for a 2018 premiere.

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Disney, Disney Junior and Disney XD WATCH Apps Consolidated Into DisneyNOW!

Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior have consolidated their  ‘WATCH’ Platforms and upgraded user experience with the ‘DisneyNow’ APP, available today.

The DisneyNOW app provides access to episodes of the three channels’ shows – including in-season stacking for current shows; sixty games, and personalization options.

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Vampirina – with James Van Der Beek, Lauren Graham and Isabella Crovetti – Kicks Off October on Disney Channel and Disney Jr.!

Vampirina follows Transylvanian transplant Vampirina (aka “Vee”) as she faces the joys and trials of being the new kid in town including making friends and attending a new school in the human world – and as her family adjusts to their very different Pennsylvania neighborhood.

Vampirina premieres on disney Channel and Disney Jr. simultaneously on October 1st – and will be featured in exclusive Disney Junior at the Movies – HalloVeen Party! screenings presented by Fathom Events.

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Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior Announce Star-Filled Events at D23 Expo 2017!

DESCENDANTS 2 – Disney Channel’s original movie “Descendants 2” stars Thomas Doherty stars as Harry, China Anne McClain as Uma and Dylan Playfair as Gil. (Disney Channel/Bob D’Amico)

The stars of The Descendants 2 and Tangled: The Series will highlight the presence of Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior at D23 Expo 2017 in Anaheim, California.

Fans will get to see Scrooge McDuck’s money bin and attend a Duck Tales Q&A.

Cast members from Stuck in the Middle, Bizaardvark, K.C. Undercover, Walk the Prank, and MECH-X4 will greet fans at the D23 Expo’s Talent Central throughout the weekend. 

D23 Expo 2017 runs takes place from Friday, July 14–Sunday, July 16 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.

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