‘Future-Worm!,’ an animated comedy adventure series about an optimistic 12-year-old who creates a time machine lunch box, and then meets and befriends a fearless worm from the future (with titanium-enforced abs), will premiere Monday, August 1 at 11:00 am ET/PT on Disney XD. Created and executive-produced by Emmy Award-winning director Ryan Quincy, the comedy follows Danny and Future Worm as they embark on adventures through space, time and study hall. The characters were introduced last year in a popular ‘Future-Worm!’ short-form series on Disney XD and Disney XD’s YouTube Channel.
The Annie Award-nominated series, ‘Star vs. The Forces of Evil,’ starring Eden Sher as the voice of Star Butterfly, the fiercely awesome teen princess from another dimension, will begin its second season on Monday, July 11 at 10:30 am on Disney XD and the Disney XD app.
The second season uncovers the mythology around Star’s Royal Magic Wand, her family history and the powers she will someday fully possess. Additionally, Star and Marco’s adventures get even weirder as they are introduced to new magical characters.
Nintendo of America announced earlier today that ‘Yo-kai Watch 2’ will become available for the Nintendo 3DS on September 30, 2016. Promising the same deep RPG gameplay and wacky adventures as the first game, the new adventure also offers many new areas to explore outside of Springdale, more than 100 new Yo-kai, a new-and-improved in-game Yo-kai Watch and even the ability to travel back in time. ‘Yo-kai Watch 2’ will launch with two versions: ‘Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits’ and ‘Yo-Kai Watch 2: Fleshy Souls,’ each featuring rare Yo-kai that can only be found in their respective games.
Disney Press has released several internal pages from the upcoming Gravity Falls Journal 3 replica book being released on July 26, 2016 (available for pre-order). While we previously shared a sneak peek and additional details about the upcoming book, this is the first time we’re seeing pages directly from the source, including some that haven’t been seen until now.
Disney XD has ordered two original animated series — ‘Billy Dilley’s Super-Duper Subterranean Summer’ from Emmy Award-winning director Aaron Springer and ‘Country Club’ from comic book creators, brothers Chris and Shane Houghton. Both series, slated to launch in 2017 and 2018 respectively, are produced by Disney Television Animation (TVA). The announcement was made today by Marc Buhaj, senior vice president, Programming and general manager, Disney XD.
‘Big Hero 6,’ an animated television series for kids, tweens and families based on Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Academy Award-winning feature film inspired by the Marvel comics of the same name, has begun production for a 2017 premiere on Disney XD platforms around the world. Emmy Award-winning producers Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley, creators and executive producers of the global hit Disney Channel series ‘Kim Possible,’ are the executive producers. The series was announced today by Gary Marsh, president and chief creative officer, Disney Channels Worldwide.
An all-new animated short ‘LEGO® Star Wars: The Resistance Rises – Poe to the Rescue’ featuring popular heroes and villains from Star Wars: The Force Awakens will premiere on Disney XD, Monday, February 15 at 8:00 pm ET/PT.
‘Poe to the Rescue’ is the first episode in ‘LEGO Star Wars: The Resistance Rises,’ a series of all-new animated shorts that take place prior to the First Order’s attack on Jakku and tell never-before-told stories including Kylo Ren, Han Solo, Finn, Rey, BB-8, Maz Kanata and more.
‘LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures’ is an all-new animated television series scheduled to debut this summer on Disney XD in the U.S. The fun-filled adventure comedy series will introduce all-new heroes and villains in exciting adventures with many familiar Star Wars characters.
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.