‘Smash’ Duo To Voice First Disney Junior Original Movie

'Smash' Duo Voice First Disney Junior

Telepic to premiere in summer 2014

“Smash” alums Christian Borle and Megan Hilty will join Tom Cavanaugh as the lead voices in the first original movie for kiddie network Disney Junior, “Lucky Duck.”

Borle plays a rubber duck who is accidentally tossed off a cargo ship and finds himself in search of the perfect home. Hilty and Cavanaugh play misfit tub toys he finds along the way.

“Lucky Duck” is slated for a summer 2014 premiere on Disney Junior with subsequent debuts around the world. Don Kim (“The Adventures of Chuck and Friends”) will direct from a script by Michael G. Stern (“Imagination Movers”), with Irene Weibel and Colin Bohm exec producing for Nelvana Limited (“Handy Manny”) in association with Disney Junior. Rick Garcia and William Malpede (“Rango”) are the composers.

“We hope that this new TV movie format will create an even stronger family viewing destination to further deliver on our brand promise of imaginative characters and storytelling with heart,” Disney Junior original programming veep Joe D’Ambrosia said.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More TV News from Variety

Loading