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by Dianna Ranere

Loretta Devine, Sheila E., and Misty Copeland Join Disney Junior’s EUREKA!

Emmy Award®-winning actress Loretta Devine, world-famous drummer Sheila E., and renowned ballet dancer and New York Times best-selling author Misty Copeland have joined the cast of Disney Branded Television’s upcoming series “Eureka!” Devine will voice Eureka’s grandmother, Wanda, while Sheila E. and Copeland will voice the characters of Yurt, a traveling musician, and Rockanne, a dance teacher, respectively. Also joining the cast in recurring guest roles are Ellie Kemper (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”) as the school librarian, Chee; Jack McBrayer (“30 Rock”) as a pet kanga bird; Ryan Michelle Bathé (“The Endgame”) as Barry’s mom, Sierra; and Wendell Pierce (“Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan”) as Barry’s father, Cliff.

The series is set to premiere WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, at 7:30 p.m. EDT/PDT on Disney Junior. An initial batch of episodes will also premiere the same day on on-demand platforms and streaming on Disney+.