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Nickelodeon Sets Voice Cast for Animated Series 'Welcome to the Wayne' (Exclusive)
Nickelodeon has set the voice cast for its new animated series Welcome to the Wayne.
The show follows the comedic adventures of three kids as they aim to unlock the secrets of their strange and fantastical apartment building, the Wayne. Each new investigation brings them face-to-face with new characters, creatures and oddities, known as “Wayne Phenomena,” leading them closer to uncovering the truth about the weird things happening in their building.
Alanna Ubach (Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce) will play Ansi, the anxious new kid in town; creator and co-executive producer Billy Lopez is Olly Timbers, the adventurous 10-year-old son of a toy maker and a military scientist, and lifelong resident of the Wayne; and Dana Steingold (Avenue Q musical) is set as Saraline Timbers, Olly’s responsible and more mature little sister.
Additional voice castmembers include Veronica Taylor (Pokemon) as The Spy from Apartment 8-I; Marc Thompson (Pokémon) as Masterson; Robbie Sublett (The Good Wife) as Flowershirt; Dave Willis (Aqua Teen Hunger Force) as George the Doorman; Dana Snyder (The Thundermans) as Wendell Wasserman; Nikki M. James (BrainDead) as Julia Wiles; Carey Means (Aqua Teen Hunger Force) as Jonah Bishop; Harriett D. Foy (Collateral Beauty) as Clara Rhone; and Charnele Crick (Bocce Ballers) as Goodness.
The 20-episode series will premiere at 5:30 p.m. July 24. Welcome to the Wayne originated as Nickelodeon’s first digital shortform series, debuting on Nick.com in 2014.
Watch the trailer, which is exclusive to The Hollywood Reporter, below.
Welcome to the Wayne