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DuckTales Takes Flight with August TV Movie, September Series Premiere!

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Disney’s new DuckTales adventures will debut as a one-hour movie on Saturday, August 12th (when it will run for 24 consecutive hours beginning at midnight/11C) before premiering as a series on Sunday, September 23rd.

The premise finds Donal Duck taking his nephews – Huey, Dewey and Louie – to visit their reclusive great-uncle Scrooge McDuck. Their visit to McDuck Manor leads them to learn about long-kept family secrets.

Additionally, a DuckTales: All Ducked Out Avatar Creator will debut in July on the Disney XD App and Disney LOL.

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Multiple Award Winner Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins Disney XD’s DuckTales!

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Lin-Manuel Miranda (Broadway’s “Hamilton,” Disney’s “Moana”) has joined the voice cast of the new “DuckTales” series debuting this summer on Disney XD.

He will provide the voice of fan-favorite character Gizmoduck, a Duckburg hero whose true identity is Fenton Crackshell-Cabrera, a brilliant young intern working for Scrooge McDuck’s personal mad scientist, Gyro Gearloose.

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Alessia Cara, Jordan Fisher and Lin-Manuel Miranda Featured On Moana Soundtrack!

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The soundtrack album for Walt Disney’s Moana features two songs composed by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda: How Far I’ll Go – sung by Moana (Auli’i  Cravalho) in the film, and Miranda over the closing credits, and You’re Welcome – sung by Maui (Dwayne Johnson) in the film and Jordan Fisher, with Miranda, over the closing credits.

The soundtrack also includes the full movie score – by three-time Grammy®-winning composer Mark Mancina, and five more original songs by Opetaia Foa‘i, the founder and lead singer of Te Vaka, a winner of numerous world music awards.

The soundtrack album for Walt Disney’s Moana will be in stores on November 18th. Pre-orders are being taken now. For more details, read on.

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Lin Manuel Miranda Receives National Archives Record of Achievement Award

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I think everyone who follows me on Facebook knows of my obsession and story regarding Hamilton. I was offered press tickets during it’s opening run, but was too damn lazy to go up to NYC to see it. Then of course once it exploded I lost my opportunity and my contact was like “Go away you hockey puck!” By pure chance I ended up seeing the show earlier this year.  So to say I was excited to get a chance to meet and talk to Lin-Manuel Miranda was an understatement.

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Hamilton’s America Opens 2016 PBS Arts Fall Festival!

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Hamilton’s America – a comprehensive documentary that delves into the making of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit Broadway play and the hostory behind it – is coming to PBS’ Great Performances on October 15th as the season premiere of the network’s annual Arts Fall Festival.

Read on for details.

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