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Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins Disney XD's 'DuckTales' Series

Lin-Manuel Miranda is set voice a character in the upcoming animated series DuckTales!

The 37-year-old Hamilton creator is a lifelong DuckTales fan, so this is definitely a dream come true for him.

Lin-Manuel will play “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.”

Rounding out the cast are David Tennant as Scrooge McDuck, Danny Pudi as Huey, Ben Schwartz as Dewey, Bobby Moynihan as Louie, Kate Micucci as Webby Vanderquack, Beck Bennett as Launchpad McQuack, and Toks Olagundoye as Mrs. Beakley.

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'DuckTales' 2017 Theme Song Released, New Cast Revealed!

A brand new DuckTales series is heading to Disney XD in 2017 and a new theme song for the show has been released!

The cast of the new series was also just unveiled and it will feature Doctor Who‘s David Tennant as Scrooge McDuck.

DuckTales has a special place in Disney’s TV animation history, it drew its inspiration from Disney Legend Carl Barks‘ comic books and through its storytelling and artistic showmanship, set an enduring standard for animated entertainment that connects with both kids and adults,” a Disney XD exec said in a statement to announce the show. “Our new series will bring that same energy and adventurous spirit to a new generation.”


All-New “DuckTales” Cast Sings Original Theme Song | Disney XD

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