Legendary satirist and Grammy Award-winning recording artist Al Yankovic will voice the title role in Disney XD’s ‘Milo Murphy’s Law’ (formerly known as ‘Mikey Murphy’s Law’), an animated comedy series from creators and executive producers Dan Povenmire and Jeff ‘Swampy’ Marsh of the globally acclaimed animated series ‘Phineas and Ferb.’
Premiering this fall, ‘Milo Murphy’s Law’ introduces Milo, the fictional great-great-great-great grandson of the Murphy’s Law namesake. Yankovic will also sing the opening theme song and throughout the series, will perform original songs as his character Milo Murphy.
The series follows Milo Murphy, who is the personification of Murphy’s Law where anything that can go wrong will go wrong. Suffering from Extreme Hereditary Murphy’s Law condition (EHML), Milo always looks to make the best of the cards he’s been dealt and his endless optimism and enthusiasm can turn any catastrophe into a wild adventure. Armed with knowledge, a backpack full of supplies and his fearless friends, Melissa and Zack, Milo is always prepared for every possibility. Together, he and his friends will learn that it’s all about a positive attitude and not to sweat the big stuff… and it’s all big stuff.
Povenmire and Marsh’s creative team includes “Phineas and Ferb” colleagues – producer and director Robert F. Hughes, story editor Scott
Starring with Yankovic are Sabrina Carpenter and MeKai Curtis as Milo’s friends Melissa Chase and Zack Underwood. Povenmire and Marsh will also voice pistachio protectors Vinnie Dakota and Balthazar Cavendish.
Also joining the cast are: Christian Slater as school crossing guard and Milo’s foe Elliot Decker; Vanessa Williams as Zack’s mom Eileen Underwood; Sarah Chalke as science teacher Mrs. Murawski; Jemaine Clement as popular television show character Dr. Zone; Mackenzie Phillips as Principal Milder; Chrissie Fit as classmate Amanda Lopez; Vincent Martella as classmate Bradley Nicholson; Diedrich Bader as Milo’s dad Martin Murphy; Pamela Adlon as Milo’s mom Brigette Murphy; Kate Micucci as Milo’s sister Sara Murphy; Dee Bradley Baker as Milo’s dog Diogee; Gregory Michael Cipes as classmate Mort Schaeffer; Michael Culross as high school teacher Kyle Drako; and Kevin Michael Richardson as Coach Nolan Mitchell.
‘Milo Murphy’s Law’ is produced by Disney Television Animation.