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'DuckTales' Reboot Enlists David Tennant, Danny Pudi for Voice Cast
Disney XD's DuckTales reboot has found its cast.
David Tennant, Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan are set to voice the lead roles in the upcoming animated series, it was announced Friday.
Tennant will voice the famed Scrooge McDuck, with the latter three castmembers taking on the roles of troublesome brothers Huey, Dewey and Louie Duck.
Additionally, the series has set Beck Bennett (SNL) as Launchpad McQuack, Toks Olagundoye (Castle) as Mrs. Beakley and Kate Micucci (Raising Hope) as Webby Vanderquack.
Other beloved characters set to appear include Donald Duck, Flintheart Glomgold, Gyro Gearloose, Duckworth, Gizmoduck, Magica De Spell, Gladstone Gander, Ma Beagle and the Beagle Boys.
First ordered in February 2015, the reboot will premiere in summer 2017, 30 years after the debut of the original show. DuckTales ran from 1987-1990 and even spawned a film, DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp.
Matt Youngberg (Ben 10: Omniverse) will executive produce, with Francisco Angones (Wander Over Yonder) on board as story editor and co-producer. Gravity Falls grad Sean Jimenez is the art director for the new edition, which hails from Disney Television Animation.
As part of Friday's announcement, Disney XD unveiled a video of the new voice cast singing the beloved theme song. Check out the clip below.