Disney Reveals New “DuckTales” Cast With Tribute Theme Song Video – Animation Scoop

Disney Reveals New “DuckTales” Cast With Tribute Theme Song Video

Top-billed actors will bring the characters of McDuck Manor to life in the all-new animated comedy series DuckTales, premiering in summer 2017 on Disney XD channels around the world. Leading the quack pack on globe-trotting adventures are: David Tennant as Scrooge McDuck, Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan as the voices of mischief-making Huey, Dewey and Louie, respectively, Beck Bennett as Launchpad McQuack, Toks Olagundoye as Mrs. Beakley, and Kate Micucci as Webby Vanderquack.

The cast was revealed today in a video (below) of the actors singing a rendition of the original “DuckTales” theme song.

Other beloved characters slated to appear are: Donald Duck, Flintheart Glomgold, Gyro Gearloose, Duckworth, Gizmoduck, Magica DeSpell, Gladstone Gander, and Ma Beagle and the Beagle Boys.

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Based on the Emmy Award-winning series, based on characters and comics by Carl Barks, the new “DuckTales” is produced by Disney Television Animation. Annie Award nominee Matt Youngberg (Ben 10: Omniverse) is executive producer. The story editor and co-producer is Francisco Angones (Disney XD’s Emmy Award-nominated Wander Over Yonder) and the art director is Sean Jimenez (Disney XD’s Annie Award-winning Gravity Falls).

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Jerry Beck

Jerry Beck

Writer, cartoon producer and author of more than 15 books on animation history. A former studio exec with Nickelodeon and Disney; currently on the faculty at both CalArts in Valencia and Woodbury University in Burbank.
Jerry Beck
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  • It seems Scrooge’s voice in Duck the Halls (John Kassir) was a quick recast (or for more Scrooge appearances in future shorts).