5 Ways Disney Junior’s New The Rocketeer Series Was Inspired by the 1991 Film

By Jim Frye

In 1991, Billy Campbell strapped on a rocket pack and launched himself into cinematic history in Walt Disney Pictures’ high-flying adventure film The Rocketeer, based on Dave Stevens’ comic-book hero. Nearly 25 years later, that fabled rocket pack and art deco-styled helmet return in the brand-new series The Rocketeer, debuting Friday, November 8, on…

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Star Wars in the Ship

The Saga Concludes in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

It’s almost time to reacquaint ourselves with the Resistance, and Disney Channel announces a brand-new live-action mystery series… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: The Resistance is Ready…
We cannot believe it’s almost time to bear witness to the…

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Get an Exclusive First Look at Baby Swedish Chef on Disney Junior’s Muppet Babies

By Beth Deitchman

We’ve got delicious news to share about a fan-favorite character making his adorable animated debut on a brand-new episode of Disney Junior’s Muppet Babies airing this Friday, September 27, on Disney Channel and in the DisneyNOW app (10:30 a.m. ET/PT). The Swedish Chef is paying a visit to the playroom, bringing with him his inimitable recipe…

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Muppet Babies

Disney Junior Delivers More Muppet Babies—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Go back to the playroom with another season of the Emmy® Award-winning animated series, and make sure you’re up to date on all things Marvel and Comic-Con… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Disney Junior’s Muppet Babies Renewed for Third Season

They’re Muppet Babies and—as the theme…

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DuckTales cast at Comic-Con

What You Need to Know From the DuckTales Comic-Con Adventure

By Jim Frye

Let’s hear it for Huey, Dewey, Louie, Webby, and the whole gang from Duckburg, as they take off on brand-new adventures in DuckTales, the fresh new take on the fan-favorite 1987 animated series. DuckTales follows the adventures of Huey, Dewey, Louie, Webby Vanderquack, Donald Duck, Della Duck, Launchpad McQuack, and Scrooge McDuck. Executive produer…

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The Rocketeer

Disney Junior Announces Rocketeer Casting News to Make Your Spirit Soar

By Beth Deitchman

Since Disney Junior first announced The Rocketeer, a new comedic adventure series inspired by the beloved superhero comic books from Dave Stevens, as well as Walt Disney Pictures’ 1991 film of the same name, we’ve been eager for every new detail. Today we’re flying high with some exciting casting news out of the Disney Television Animation…

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Mickey and the Roadster Racers

Mickey and the Roadster Racers Gets a Surprising Special Guest

By Beth Deitchman

For years, he’s shocked audiences with his inimitable on-stage theatrics, but now Alice Cooper might have an even bigger surprise for fans. The legendary rock star is lending his voice to a character created just for him. Fans can meet Alistair Coop De Ville in a new episode of Mickey and the Roadster Racers airing Friday, July 5 (8–8:30 a.m….

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T.O.T.S.

Disney Junior’s T.O.T.S. Is Our New Favorite Bundle of Joy

By Beth Deitchman

If you think that only storks can deliver babies, then Pip and Freddy are about to change your mind. The mismatched pair are the first members of the Tiny Ones Transport Service, or T.O.T.S., that aren’t the iconic baby-bringing birds. Freddy’s a flamingo, hailing originally from tropical climes, while Pip’s a cold-weather-loving penguin….

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Frozen on tour cast

Frozen’s North American Tour Finds its Anna and Elsa—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Disney Theatrical Productions announces its newest stars, and a look at every Disney movie we can’t wait to see through 2027… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Casting Announced for Frozen’s North American Tour

Some fabulous news from our pals at Disney Theatrical Productions: In…

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Mira, Royal Detective

Mira, Royal Detective—Solving Mysteries on Disney Junior in 2020

By Beth Deitchman

Disney Junior is getting ready to take fans on an incredible and mysterious journey to Jalpur, a magical land inspired by the cultures and customs of India. Production is under way on a brand-new animated series, Mira, Royal Detective, slated to debut on Disney Junior Channels and programming blocks around the world in 2020.

It doesn’t take a…

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