Disney’s Tangled series renewed ahead of Season 2 premiere
Today it was announced that Disney Channel has ordered a third season of the Emmy Award-nominated animated adventure comedy Tangled: The Series. This news comes before the premiere of its second season, which has been re-titled Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure. Disney Channel also announced that the second season premieres on Sunday, June 24, 8AM EST/PDT on Disney Channel, the DisneyNOW app, and Disney Channel VOD.
The series’ talented voice cast includes Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi as the beloved Rapunzel and Eugene, as well as Eden Espinosa, James Monroe-Iglehart and Jeremy Jordan as fan-favorites Cassandra, Lance and Varian. The series features music by Academy Award-winning Disney Legend Alan Menken and lyricist Glenn Slater.
Season two of Tangled: The Series finds Rapunzel venturing outside of the kingdom in search of where the mystical black rocks lead, after discovering she is somehow connected to them. Accompanying Rapunzel on her journey is her partner in life, Eugene; her best friend and confidante, Cassandra; her loyal chameleon sidekick, Pascal; no-nonsense and dutiful horse, Maximus; Eugene’s best friend, Lance and the Snuggly Duckling Pub Thugs. Together, they’ll discover new people and places and embark on an incredible new adventure far beyond Corona’s walls.
The guest voice cast for season two includes Emmy Award winner and Academy Award nominee Carol Kane (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) as the mystical traveler Madame Canardist, Lil Rel Howery (Get Out) as a fast-talking host named Goodberry, Yvonne Strahovski (Chuck) as Eugene’s old love interest Stalyan, Bruce Campbell (Cars 2) as the bizarrely charming King Edmund, Britt Robertson (For the People) as the whip-smart no nonsense teenager Vex, Timothy Dalton (License to Kill) as inventor and adventurer Demanitus, Katy Mixon (American Housewife) as the stunningly beautiful Seraphina, and Kathy Najimy (Hocus Pocus) as a sprightly and strange resident of the magical forest.
Brand extensions for the series include toys, role-play products and more from Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products. New products, including a brand-new line of back-to-school items, will be available at Disney Stores beginning June 11.
Produced by Disney Television Animation, Tangled: The Series was developed by animation veterans Chris Sonnenburg and Shane Prigmore. Sonnenburg serves as executive producer and supervising director; Benjamin Balistreri is co-executive producer, Jase Ricci is story editor and co-producer, and Alan Bodner is art director. Celebrated artist Claire Keane, who painted Rapunzel’s tower murals in the feature film, is the series’ visual development artist. Emmy Award-winning Kevin Kliesch serves as score composer.