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Posted Thursday 11/29/18 at 7:15PM EST
Disney Junior orders Mira, Royal Detective, a mystery animated series inspired by Indian cultures and customs
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Teen actress Leela Ladnier, who's 15, will voice the title role, joining an all-star voice cast of Freida Pinto, Hannah Simone, Kal Penn, Jameela Jamil, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Aasif Mandvi on the preschool animated mystery-adventure series. Each episode of the show is "rooted in India's vibrant heritage." According to The Hollywood Reporter, "Mira travels throughout the kingdom helping royals and commoners alike. Along with her friend Prince Neel, a talented inventor, creative cousin Priya and comical mongoose sidekicks Mikku and Chikku, she will stop at nothing to solve a case, taking young viewers on adventures that highlight critical thinking and encourage deductive reasoning."
Posted Wednesday 10/10/18 at 1:29PM EDT
Steve Buscemi to voice a shape-shifting dolphin in Disney Junior role
Source: New York Daily News
The former Boardwalk Empire star will guest on this week's episode of Elena of Avalor.
Posted Thursday 6/07/18 at 10:08PM EDT
Disney Junior renews Fancy Nancy for Season 2 ahead of its premiere
The animated kids' series about a high-spirited 6-year-old makes its series debut on July 13.
Posted Thursday 3/15/18 at 9:38PM EDT
Disney Junior renews Mickey and the Roadster Racers
The animated series is Disney Channel's No. 1 series among kids ages 2 to 5.
Posted Wednesday 2/28/18 at 12:25AM EST
The Rocketeer is getting a Disney Junior animated remake, with a girl in the title role
The new series, like the 1991 film, is based on Dave Stevens' comic book series. It follows a young girl who learns that she is next in line to become the Rocketeer.
Posted Thursday 2/22/18 at 3:48AM EST
Disney and Black-ish producers are adapting the comic book series Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur
Source: The Mary Sue
The comic book about a 9-year-old super genius named Lunella Lafayette who teams with a bright red dinosaur could end up on Disney XD or Disney Junior. It is being produced by Black-ish and Grown-ish executive producers Laurence Fishburne and Helen Sugland.
Posted Thursday 2/15/18 at 4:12PM EST
Watch Hamilton's Renée Elise Goldsberry sing the new Muppet Babies theme song
The famous theme song is getting a modern update for the rebooted series.
Posted Thursday 2/15/18 at 2:17PM EST
Alyson Hannigan and Rob Riggle to lend their voices to Disney Junior's Fancy Nancy
They'll play the parents of the title character based on the bestselling books by Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser about a "fancy" 6-year-old girl.
Posted Tuesday 2/06/18 at 1:29PM EST
Jenny Slate, “lifelong Muppet fan,” to star on Muppet Babies
Source: Entertainment Weekly
“I was so excited when they asked me to be Miss Nanny,” Slate says of her role on the Disney Junior animated series. “I was excited in general to hear that the Muppet Babies were returning to television. I am a lifelong Muppet fan. I watched the original show as a kid.”
Posted Thursday 1/25/18 at 9:04PM EST
Muppet Babies reboot will introduce a brand-new Muppet
The purple-themed Summer Penguin is joining the Disney Junior revival.
Posted Monday 1/22/18 at 1:40PM EST
Disney Junior renews Vampirina
The animated series will be back for a second season.