Disney has a new animated show coming out later this year and they’ve announced an incredibly talented cast of musical artists, voice actors, and celebrities that are sure to deliver an amazing performance. “Top Chef” host Padma Lakshmi, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Pamela Adlon, Melissa Rauch, Oscar Nuñez, and Chef José Andrés have joined upcoming Disney+ animated series, “Firebuds.”
“Firebuds” is a new musical show from Craig Gerber, who previously created and wrote “Elena of Avalor” and “Sofia the First.” The series centers on a young group of friends whose parents work as first responders. Following in their parents’ footsteps, the children join forces, along with their talking vehicle sidekicks, to venture out on a number of adventures together. While they do, they aim to help their community while also learning what it means to be heroes.
The main cast will include Declan Whaley as Bo, Terrance Little Gardenhigh as Flash, Vivian Vencer as Violet, Lily Sanfelippo as Axl, JeCobi Swain as Jayden, and Caleb Paddock as Piston.
The newly announced voices will join Lou Diamond Phillips, Yvette Nicole Brown, Lisa Loeb, Patton Oswalt, Nat Faxon, Ali Stroker, LaChanze, Aimee Carrero, Natalie Morales, Allison Case, Atticus Shaffer, Lauren “Lolo” Spencer, and Tatiana Lee in what is sure to be a delightful show.
The “Firebuds” writing team includes Norma Sepulevda, Jeremy Shipp, Krystal Banzon, Leanna Dindal, and Alyssa Stratton. Kris Wimberley and Julius Aguimatang serve as directors, with Robb Pratt as supervising director. Additional creative team members include story editor Matt Hoverman, art director Francis Giglioas, composer Frederik Wiedmann, and songwriter Beau Black. Craig Simpson and Disney Television Animation produce the series, which will debut on Disney+ September 21st.
Check out the trailer below: