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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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Disney’s Zombies Begins Production!

Production has begun on Disney’s “Zombies,” a music- and dance-filled story about a groundbreaking semester at Seabrook High School; the pride and joy of Seabrook, a suburban town preoccupied with uniformity, traditions and pep rallies.

That is until transfer students from Zombietown integrate into the school and a cheerleader and zombie football star, Addison and Zed, fall in love. Now, amid chaos and confusion, it’s up to them to lead their community to coexistence.

Disney’s Zombies will premiere in 2018.

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Raven’s Home Premieres In June!

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Raven’s Home – the sequel to/spin-off from That’s So Raven finds Raven living that ‘wait until you have kids!’ zone that all parents promise their kids when they’re sassy/unruly.

Single moms Raven and Chelsea have decided to work together to bring up their kids – but one of Raven’s kids seems to have that same gift for catching glimpses of the future (just like her mom).

Raven’s Home premieres on Disney Channel on Friday, June 21st.

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Descendants 2 To Premiere Across Five Disney/ABC Channels!

Descendants 2 – the further adventures of the children of some of Disney’s most evil villains – is set to premiere on Disney Channel, ABC, Disney XD, Freeform and Lifetime on Friday, July 21st (8/7C).

In Descendants 2, Ursula’s daughter Uma stirs her pirate gang including Captain Hook’s son Harry and Gaston’s son Gil, to break the barrier between the Isle of the Lost and Auradon, and unleash all the villains imprisoned on the Isle, once and for all.

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