Disney has revealed some of their upcoming animated series slate at the Annecy Intl. Animation Film Festival. The studio showed off their slate of new original animated projects, which will debut in 2023 and beyond.
Highlights included announcements for new seasons of Monsters At Work, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life, and Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends. Additional episode orders for some of Disney Television Animation’s upcoming series, including Hamster & Gretel, Kiff, Hailey’s On It, and Primos were also announced.
The casting for the upcoming Disney+ Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire, which includes Florence Kasumba (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever), Nigerian star Kehinde Bankole (Blood Sisters), and South African rapper Nasty C (Blood & Water), was also unveiled and never-seen-before artwork from the series drew enthusiastic cheers and applause from the Annecy crowd.
Another African original sneak peek in Annecy was the new preschool series Kiya and the Kimoja Heroes, about community heroes inspired by the traditions and cultures of southern Africa and produced by Entertainment One, Frogbox, and Triggerfish Animation.
The Annecy crowd was also treated to a sneak peek of the recently announced Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures, the first full-length Star Wars series for preschoolers premiering on Disney Junior and Disney+ in spring 2023, Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, which follows the adventures of 13-year-old super-genius Lunella Lafayette and her 10-ton T-Rex, Devil Dinosaur, and the upcoming Disney Original Documentary Mickey: The Story of a Mouse.