Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins All-Star Cast of Disney XD's Upcoming 'DuckTales' 3

Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins All-Star Cast of Disney XD’s Upcoming ‘DuckTales’

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It’s happening, multiple award-winning actor, playwright and composer 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. A lifelong “DuckTales” aficionado, Miranda 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.

 

Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins All-Star Cast of Disney XD's Upcoming 'DuckTales' 2
GIZMODUCK, FENTON CRACKSHELL CABRERA Disney XD

 

 

Co-producer and story editor Francisco Angones said, “Growing up as a Cuban-American comics enthusiast, I was always hungry for a Latino hero to call my own. In developing the new series, Matt and I leapt at the opportunity to adapt ‘DuckTales” marquee hero into a young scientist character with Latin-inspired roots.”

Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins All-Star Cast of Disney XD's Upcoming 'DuckTales'
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SCROOGE MCDUCK, HUEY, DEWEY, LOUIE, DONALD DUCK

Executive producer Matt Youngberg said, “Lin came to mind instantly for the role of Gizmoduck. His rapid-fire earnestness paired with his wide-eyed yet determined optimism made him the perfect person to yell ‘BLATHERING BLATHERSKITE!'”

Miranda will recur alongside the talented voice cast which includes David Tennant as Scrooge McDuck; Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan as the voices of Huey, Dewey and Louie, respectively;

Kate Micucci as Webby Vanderquack; Beck Bennett as Launchpad McQuack and Toks Olagundoye as Mrs. Beakley.

 

 

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