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Disney revealed its next animation slate for 2023 at Annecy 2022

Disney revealed its next animation slate for 2023 at Annecy 2022

Today, Disney Television Animation, Disney Junior and Disney Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) took the stage at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival to announce new productions and showcase exciting sneak peeks at the upcoming slate of new original animated series coming out. in the air. on Disney+ and other Disney-owned platforms in 2023 and beyond.

The presentation was delivered by The Walt Disney Company France and Disney Channels France CEO Hélène Etzi, along with Walt Disney Company EMEA VP of Original Programming: Animation Orion Ross.

Disney Branded Television President Ayo Davis, Executive Vice President of Television Animation Meredith Roberts and Disney Junior Vice President of Original Programming Alyssa Sapire joined the presentation to share projects currently in production at Disney Branded Television.

Entitled ‘Everyone has a story’, the presentation included the announcement of the green light for the second season of the hit Disney+ series. Monsters at work. The new season will debut in 2023 and will feature the return of the series’ star-studded voice cast, including Billy Crystal (Mike Wazowski), John Goodman (James P. “Sulley” Sullivan), Ben Feldman (Tylor Tuskmon), Mindy Kaling as Val Little, Henry Winkler as Fritz, Lucas Neff as Duncan, and Alanna Ubach as Cutter. The second season is executive produced by Emmy Award winner Kevin Deters (preparation and landing, Olaf’s Frozen Adventure).

Chip ‘n’ Dale: Life in the Parkfeaturing Chip and Dale and their adventures living in the big city, has also been renewed for a second season, in which the beloved duo will join other iconic Disney characters, including Donald and Pluto, in bigger, bolder stories. .

Additionally, it was revealed that a new animated series inspired by Disney’s popular music-driven movie franchise ZOMBIES is in production at Disney Television Animation and the EMEA Original Productions team announced the green light for the epic adventure series. dragon attacker and creepy comedy the damned.

The presentation also included the announcement of the third season renewals of Disney Junior’s mega-hits. Marvel’s Spidey and his amazing friends Y Mickey Mouse Funhouse and additional episode orders for some of Disney Television Animation’s upcoming series, including hamster and gretel, kif, Hailey is on it Y cousins.

Davis said, “Today’s Annecy announcements further cement Disney as THE leader in animation. These new series represent the best of our teams at Disney Television Animation and Disney Junior. They build on Disney Branded Television’s commitment to working with incredible storytellers, whose diverse voices not only allow our young audience to see themselves on screen, but also help them better navigate their world.”

Green lights of the series:

dragon attacker

Produced by: Cybergroup Studios and La Chouette Compagnie for Disney EMEA

Creator/Producer: Sylvain Dos Santos

Director: Charles Lefebvre

Head Writer: Paul McKeown

When the world’s most popular sport is combined with magic, awesomeness rises faster than a dragon-powered attack! In this action-packed adventure packed with high-stakes sports comedy and drama, elite players have a magical signature move that they can use on the field. Twelve-year-old Key is a fan of farmers who can only dream of entering the famous school where the best players train before joining the big leagues, until he discovers that he has his own ultra-powerful spell and that he may even be the legendary “Dragon”. Striker.” Key joins a team of unlucky underdogs who band together to take on the school’s champions, as they fight to prevent an ancient evil from resurfacing.

Zombies: The Reanimated Series

Produced by: Disney Television Animation

Executive Producers: Aliki Theofilopoulos, Jack Ferraiolo, Gary Marsh, David Light, Joseph Raso

Every day there’s a surprise at Seabrook High, whether you’re a cheerleader, zombie, werewolf, or even a vampire. ZOMBIES: The Re-Animated Series invites us into the daily lives of Zed, Addison, Eliza, Willa and the entire Seabrook crew. This gang may have discovered each other, but they haven’t figured out how to survive high school. Get ready for more musical fun and new friends as Seabrook becomes the #1 destination for all manner of mythical monsters looking for a fresh start. And that means some pretty wild adventures, from the coffee shop to the football field, because sometimes the scariest thing you have to face is high school.

SERIES RENEWALS:

Monsters at Work (Season two)

Produced by: Disney Television Animation

Executive Producer: Kevin Deters

Producer: Melissa Kurtz

Supervising Director: Stevie Wermers

Inspired by the world of Pixar’s Academy Award-winning Monsters, Inc., the show introduces new monster characters along with returning favorites. In the new season, Tylor’s journey as a prankster and his friendship with Val face the ultimate test. When new doors of opportunity unexpectedly open at rival energy company FearCo, Tylor’s co-workers at Monsters Inc. begin to question where his loyalty really lies. As his association with Val on Laugh Floor reaches its limits, Tylor must discover where he truly belongs.

Marvel’s Spidey and his amazing friends (Season three)

Produced by: Disney Junior and Marvel Studios in association with Atomic Cartoons

Executive Producer: Harrison Wilcox

Supervising Producer: Steve Grover

Co-Executive Producer: Bart Jennett

Co-producer/story editor: Becca Topol

Marvel’s first full-length series for preschoolers follows the adventures of Peter Parker, Gwen Stacy, and Miles Morales as they team up with the Hulk, Ms. Marvel, and Black Panther to take down foes like the Rhino, Doc Ock, and the Green Goblin. learning that teamwork is the best way to save the day.

The second season of the popular series premieres this August and will include the addition of Iron Man/Tony Stark (voiced by John Stamos); Ant-Man (voiced by Sean Giambrone); Wasp (voiced by Maya Tuttle); Reptile (voiced by Hoku Ramírez); Black Cat (voiced by Jaiden Klein); Sandman (voiced by Tom Wilson); and Electro (voiced by Stephanie Lemelin).

Mickey Mouse Funhouse (Season three)

Produced by: Disney Television Animation

Executive Producer/Supervising Director: Phil Weinstein

Co-Executive Producer/Supervising Story Editor: Thomas Hart

Producer: Steve Walby

The quirky animated series features preschoolers’ first friend, Mickey Mouse, and his friends, Minnie, Goofy, Donald, Daisy, and Pluto, in Funny, a haunted talking playhouse that takes the Sensational Six on adventures of all kinds to unique worlds. The show inspires imaginations, helps children expand creative play, encourages wish fulfillment, and teaches lessons in friendship and ingenuity. Each episode features two 11-minute stories separated by a break in between.

A 22-minute special, Mickey Mouse Funhouse: Pirate Adventurepremiering in August, it features the legendary pirate Captain Salty Bones (voiced by John Stamos) as he invites Mickey, Minnie and their friends to join the greatest treasure hunt in history and see if they can become real pirates.

hamster and gretel

Produced by: Disney Television Animation

Creator/Executive Producer: Dan Povenmire

Producer: Brandy Young

The show features Kevin and his younger sister, Gretel, who are about to be given superpowers by aliens. But something goes wrong, and Gretel and her pet hamster (named Hamster) suddenly have new abilities. Now, protective older brother Kevin must figure out how to work with Gretel and her pet Hamster to protect their city from mysterious dangers.

kif

Set in the midst of bustling mountains where animals and magical creatures live happily together, is Kiff, an optimistic chipmunk whose best intentions often lead to total chaos. Along with their best friend, Barry, a sweet and gentle bunny, this duo conquers their city with their endless adventures and zest for life.

Hailey is on it

Produced by: Disney Television Animation

Creators/Executive Producers: Devin Bunje and Nick Stanton

Producer: Wade Wisinski

The series follows Hailey Banks, a risk-averse but resourceful teenager who is on a mission to complete all items on her long list of challenging (sometimes impractical) tasks to save the world. However, when pushed out of her comfort zone, Hailey discovers the greatness within her. She systematically conquers her fears, such as winning an arena building competition, fighting a honey badger, eating a raw onion, or facing her growing and complicated feelings towards her best friend, Scott. Auli’i Cravalho (Moana) provides the voice of Hailey and Manny Jacinto (Hulu’s Nine Perfect Strangers, The Good Place) as her best friend, Scott. you

cousins

Produced by: Disney Television Animation

Creator/Executive Producer: Natasha Kline

Producer: Philip Cohen

The show is inspired by creator and executive producer Natasha Kline’s childhood experiences with her extended multicultural Mexican-American family. In the series, Tater is an eccentric 10-year-old girl with big dreams. So when her 12 cousins ​​(“cousins” in Spanish) move in for the summer, she helps her discover a “factor” that makes her exceptional.

During the presentation, Davis gave Annecy attendees a sneak peek of the recently announced Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventuresthe first complete Star Wars series for preschoolers to premiere on Disney Junior and Disney+ in spring 2023, as well as Marvel’s moon girl and diabolical dinosaur, which follows the adventures of 13-year-old super genius Lunella Lafayette and her 10-ton T-Rex, Devil Dinosaur. Davis also showed a clip from the upcoming Disney Original Documentary. Mickey: The story of a mouse.