Disney XD is going to be having the reboot of Disney’s DuckTales this fall!
Disney XD will also premiere a one-hour television movie, titled “Woo-oo!” which is directly tied to DuckTales, as it is used in the original theme song. The movie will be aired for 24 consecutive hours, starting at midnight EST on Saturday, August 12th! The regular series will kick off with two new episodes airing on Saturday, September 23rd at 7:00am EST. Each episode will also be available on their original airdate on the Disney XD app and Disney XD VOD.
The new theme song for the rebooted DuckTales series was written by mark C. Mueller, performed by singer/songwriter Felicia Barton and produced by Emmy Award winner Michael “Smidi” Smith and composer Dominic Lewis. The new theme will be released by Walt Disney Records on Friday, June 23rd! The video is below:
DuckTales features the voice talents of: David Tennant as Scrooge McDuck, Danny Pudi as Huey, Ben Schwartz as Dewey, Bobby Moynihan as Louie, Kate Micucci as Webby Vanderquck, Beck Bennett as Launchpad McQuack, Toks Olagundoye as Mrs. Beakley and Tony Anselmo as Donald Duck
Making special voice appearances: Lin-Manuel Miranda as Gizmoduck, Allison Janney as Goldie O’Gilt, Margo Martindale as Ma Beagle, Paul F. Tompkins as Gladstone Gander, Kimiko Glenn as Lena, Jim Rash as Gyro Gearloose, Josh Brener as Mark Beaks, Keith Ferguson as Flintheart Glomgold, Eric Bauza as Beagle Boys, Corey Burton as Ludwig Von Drake
Featuring a distinct animation style inspired by the classic Carl Barks’ comic designs, DuckTales chronicles the high-flying adventures of Duckburg’s most famous trillionaire Scrooge McDuck, his mischief-making triplet grandnephews – Huey, Dewey and Louie, temperamental nephew Donald Duck and the trusted McDuck Manor team: big-hearted, fearless chauffer/pilot Launchpad McQuack; no-nonsense housekeeper Mrs. Beakley; and Mrs. Beakley’s granddaughter, Webby Vanderquack, resident adventurer and the triplet’s newfound fierce friend.
The story unfolds as Donald Duck reluctantly takes Huey, Dewey and Louie to the home of their reclusive great-uncle Scrooge McDuck. Enthralled by their once-legendary great-uncle and the wonder of McDuck Manor, the triplets and Webby learn of long-kept family secrets and unleash totems from Scrooge’s epic past, sending the family on an adventure of a lifetime to the Lost City of Atlantis.