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DuckTales is an upcoming animated series by Disney Television Animation based on the original series with the same name. It was announced on February 25, 2015, the the all-new version of the show would premiere on Disney XD on August 12, 2017. The first season will consist of 21 half-hour episodes and two hour-long specials. A second season has also been confirmed.[1]

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Premise

After not speaking to one another for ten years, Scrooge McDuck is reunited with Donald Duck after he and his three nephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie move into McDuck Manor. The presence of the newcomers rekindles Scrooge's spirit of adventure, leading the group to go on many new treasure-hunting expeditions, while the nephews and their new friend Webby uncover the truth behind what caused their uncles to become estranged and retire from adventuring.

Trivia

  • With the exceptions of Tony Anselmo and Corey Burton reprising their roles as Donald Duck and Ludwig von Drake respectively, the rest of the cast is replaced by more current famous actors, here are a few examples;
    • Huey is voiced by Danny Pudi, an actor associated with his role on the NBC/Yahoo! sitcom Community.
    • Dewey's voice actor, Ben Schwartz voiced Randy Cunningham in another Disney XD cartoon titled Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja and played Jean-Ralphio on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation
    • Louie is voiced by Bobby Moynihan, who was a cast member on the NBC sitcom, Saturday Night Live for 9 seasons.
    • Scrooge is voiced by David Tennant, who famously played the Tenth Doctor on Doctor Who.
    • Launchpad McQuack is voiced by Beck Bennett, another cast member on Saturday Night Live, but unlike Moynihan, Bennett is still on the show.
    • Webby is voiced by comedian Kate Micucci, who is one half of the musical comedy duo Garfunkel and Oates, and is known for her role on Scrubs.
    • Gizmoduck will be voiced by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the star of the Broadway play, Hamilton.
  • This is the first animated series to feature Della Duck, the triplets' mother.

Cast

The following is a list of DuckTales cast members and their roles in the United States.

Episodes

No. Title Airdate Viewers
1 Woo-oo! August 12, 2017 0.283[2]
2 Daytrip of Doom! September 23, 2017 TBD
3 The Great Dime Chase! September 23, 2017 TBD
4 The Beagle Birthday Massacre! September 30, 2017 TBD
5 The Infernal Internship of Mark Beaks! October 14, 2017 TBD
6 The House of the Lucky Gander! October 21, 2017 TBD
7 The Living Mummies of Toth-Ra! October 28, 2017 TBD
8 Terror of the Terra-firmians October 7, 2017 TBD

Videos

Images

Links

  1. http://deadline.com/2017/03/ducktales-first-look-disney-xd-renews-second-season-animated-series-1202033651/
  2. http://www.showbuzzdaily.com/articles/showbuzzdailys-top-150-friday-cable-originals-network-finals-8-11-2017.html

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