Thanks to Deadline, we learned that Disney XD is rebooting Ducktales. The reboot of Ducktales is set to be released in 2017. The Ducktales reboot will star the classic characters “Scrooge McDuck, his grandnephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, and Donald Duck.” The reboot is described as:
The new series will follow Scrooge McDuck, his curious and mischief-making grandnephews — Huey, Dewey and Louie — and the optimistic yet temperamental Donald Duck as they embark on high-flying adventures worldwide. Other beloved characters slated to be in the new stories are: Duckworth, Gyro Gearloose, Launchpad McQuack, Flintheart Glomgold, Magica DeSpell & Poe, Ma Beagle and the Beagle Boys (Burger Beagle, Bouncer Beagle), Mrs. Beakley and Webbigail Vanderquack.
Marc Buhaj, SVP, Programming and General Manager, Disney XD said:
“DuckTales’ has a special place in Disney’s TV animation history, it drew its inspiration from Disney Legend Carl Barks’ comic books and through its storytelling and artistic showmanship, set an enduring standard for animated entertainment that connects with both kids and adults…..Our new series will bring that same energy and adventurous spirit to a new generation.”