Emilio Estevez Will Return as Coach Bombay in The Mighty Ducks Disney+ Series

The original Mighty Ducks movie star Emilio Estevez will be back in a lead role in the Disney sequel series for Disney +. According to a new report by The Illuminerdi, Estevez will resume the role of trainer Gordon Bombay for the ten episodes of the half-hour series, linking the new show to the trilogy of the original film. Best of all, Estevez will be one of the top seeds, which means that he will play a leading role in history and will not be delegated to sparse cameos throughout the season. . Mighty Ducks fans, it's now safe to start getting excited!

The Mighty Ducks Disney + TV Series will follow a 13-year-old boy and his mother who are looking to start their own hockey team after being kicked out of the local junior division of the Mighty Ducks. They are responsible for finding players and a place to play, and they also have the challenge of finding a new coach. Of course, given today's news from Emilio Estevez involved, it now appears that Gordon Bombay will be this coach, returning to coach a young Mighty Ducks team once again after had great success in the 1990s.

The casting information has not yet been confirmed for the other actors, but some brief character descriptions give us some indications about the younger characters who will appear in The Mighty Ducks series. This includes Nick, a shy kid who still plays video games; Nick, who likes to pretend to have his own imaginary TV show; Mary, described as the popular girl both in the team and at school; and Lauren, a social outcast who "likes to wear wings and a cape to school and pretend that she is a fairy magician." So far, it looks like we have the perfect set of young adults to train the new Mighty Ducks.

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Released in 1992, the original film Mighty Ducks starred in Estevez the role of Gordon Bombay, a lawyer who was arrested for DUI and ordered to coach a youth hockey team as part of his court-ordered community service. Bombay sets out and collects its old ducks in a 1994 sequel to form the American team and represent the United States at the Junior Goodwill Games. A third and final film, released in 1996, sees Bombay shift his coaching responsibilities to someone new, although Estevez still features prominently in the sequel. What the former Mighty Ducks coach has done over the years has remained a mystery, but we will finally know when we meet him for the next series Mighty Ducks .

The production of the project should start in March in Vancouver with a film scheduled for July, and no release date on Disney + has yet been set. James Griffiths ( Cuban Fury ) will direct the ten episodes of the series The Mighty Ducks with the scriptwriter of the original trilogy Steven Brill and producer Jordan Kerner also edge. Alongside Brill, Josh Goldsmith, Cathy Yuspa, George Heller and Brad Patrigala produce frames. This news was first reported by The Illuminderdi.

 Jeremy Dick to Movieweb


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