DISNEY To Relaunch DUCKTALES Animated Series

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Life is like a hurricane, especially for the Ducktales,and now it's coming full circle.

Disney XD have announced that Uncle Scrooge and company are returning all-new Ducktales series to premiere in 2017 according to Deadline. Based on Carl Barks' comic book adventures of Uncle Scrooge and his nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, Ducktales was a pillar in its 1987 to 1990 run for Disney's syndicated afternooon cartoon block.

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,” said Marc Buhaj, SVP, Programming and General Manager, Disney XD. “Our new series will bring that same energy and adventurous spirit to a new generation.”

This new series will feature the duck-billed quartet, along with their most famous relative Donald Duck, as well as notable Ducktales co-stars Duckworth, Gyro Gearloose, Launchpad McQuack, Flintheart Glomgold, Magica DeSpell & Poe, Ma Beagle and the Beagle Boys, Mrs. Beakley and Webbigail Vanderquack.

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