AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND: DuckTales Splashes Down On The Disney Network Tonight



Australia and New Zealand viewers - get ready to head for Duckville tonight as DuckTales launches on the Disney network! David Tennant leads the cast as Scrooge McDuck for the reboot of the classic 1980s cartoon series which has ready won over a whole new audience in the USA and Canada. 

DuckTales premieres with the first episode, an hour long special called 'Woo-oo!' at 7.00pm across the whole Disney network, simulcast on Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior. and airing across Australia and New Zealand. The episode will then run on a loop on Disney XD throughout the night.

David Tennant voices daredevil trillionaire Scrooge McDuck, who reluctantly takes on the care of his three great nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, when their uncle and guardian Donald Duck starts a new job. The boys' arrival at McDuck Manor stirs up past resentments between Scrooge and Donald, but at the same time reawakens in Scrooge a long-buried sense of adventure. Aided and abetted by Scrooge's inept driver Launchpad McQuack, his loyal housekeeper Mrs Beakley and her granddaughter Webby Vanderquack, it isn't long before the family embarks on a new set of escapades and face hazards and foes old and new.

Joining David in the voice cast are Danny Pudi (Huey), Ben Schwartz (Dewey), Bobby Moynihan (Louie), Toks Olagundoye (Mrs Beakley), Kate Micucci (Webby), Tony Anselmo (Donald) and Beck Bennett (Launchpad). as Huey, Ben Schwartz (“Parks and Recreation”) as Dewey, Bobby Moynihan (“Saturday Night Live”) as Louie, Kate Micucci (“Garfunkel and Oates”) as Webby Vanderquack, Beck Bennett (“Saturday Night Live”) as Launchpad McQuack, Toks Olagundoye (“Castle”) as Mrs. Beakley and Tony Anselmo (“Mickey Mouse”) as Donald Duck. Other guest cast will include Catherine Tate as Magica de Spell, Kimiko Glenn as Lena and Lin-Manuel Miranda as Fenton Crackshell-Cabrera, aka Gizmoduck.

Watch a trailer below:




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