We have learned that ‘The Mighty Ducks’ reboot series is going forward and will release on Disney+.
THR reported in early 2018 that a ‘Mighty Ducks’ series was in early development at ABC Signature Studios. Steven Brill, Josh Goldsmith, Cathy Yuspa, George Heller and Brad Petrigala will all executive produce the series. Steven Brill wrote the original 1992 film for Disney.
The series focuses on a 13-year-old boy when he gets kicked off the junior division Mighty Ducks team, his mom decides to start their own team, finding players, a coach, and a place to play. The original film focused on reckless young lawyer Gordon Bombay who after getting arrested for drunk driving, he must coach a kids hockey team for his community service.
Disney+ will release in the US on November 12th and will include original content such as ‘The Mandalorian’, ‘Lady and the Tramp’, ‘Forky Asks A Question’, ‘Noelle’, ‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’, ‘Encore!’, ‘The World According to Jeff Goldblum’ and ‘The Imagineering Story’.
Production is eyed to begin in February in Vancouver.