This has been a big day for Disney+, with huge announcements coming in all day!
We’ve got new additions to massive franchises, and reboots of classic properties, so come check out all the news Disney+ has got to offer!
A new Star Wars series featuring Cassian Andor (Diego Luna) and K2-SO (Alan Tudyk) is set to begin filming this year. Set before Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, this new series will tell the tale leading up to the dramatic heist of the Death Star plans, and may feature elements from the Rebels animated series.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw (The Morning Show) is set to play a major role in the upcoming Loki series on Disney+, alongside Tom Hiddleston, Owen Wilson, and Sophia Di Martino. No specific role has been announced, as this new MCU entry has been kept tightly under wraps.
Nickelodeon alum Josh Peck is set to star as Scott Turner in the reboot of this classic comedy, where an ambitious U.S. Marshall finds an unlikely partner in a rowdy dog. The reboot will take the form of a 12-episode series, and casting for Hooch has not yet been announced.
Lauren Graham stars as Alex in this reboot/sequel to the classic sports franchise. The Mighty Ducks have become a powerhouse since their ragtag origins, transforming into the very same sort of conceited elitists they originally opposed. When Alex’s son Evan (Brady Noon) is cut from the team, Alex finds herself as the unlikely leader to a new band of ragtag misfits in this Disney+ series. Will Alex and Evan be able to reclaim the soul of what the Ducks once stood for? Find out when this series airs!
Rick Moranis, AKA Wayne Szalinski is reprising his role as the famous inventor in Shrunk. This role will mark his first return to live-action film since 1997’s Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves. The new film stars Josh Gad (Frozen) as Wayne’s son. While it’s unclear how large of a role Moranis will play, the fact he accepted at all is very significant, as he famously turned down a cameo in the 2016 Ghostbusters reboot and is known to be extremely selective in his roles. We’re just happy to have you back, Rick. You’ll always be Inventor (and Father) of the Year in our hearts.
That’s it for today’s rush of Disney+ updates! Which new series or film are you most excited for? Let us know in the comments!
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