Disney to reboot 'DuckTales' on Disney XD in 2017
It’s time to head back to Duckburg.
Disney has announced that a reboot of the late-’80s DuckTales cartoon, which will launch on Disney XD in 2017. The show will follow Uncle Scrooge, Huey, Dewy, and Louie, as the original did, and will also include appearances by Donald Duck.
A host of other familiar faces from the original series are also expected to return, including Launchpad McQuack, Flintheart Glomgold, and the Beagle Boys.
The original DuckTales series ran from 1987 to 1990 and followed the exploits of Uncle Scrooge and his nephews who lived a hurricane of a life in Duckburg. The rich uncle and his family the toured the world on plenty of exciting adventures, occasionally taking a break to swim in piles of money, which could not have been anything other than painful.
The show also spawned a beloved video game for the Nintendo Entertainment System, which was rereleased in a remastered format in 2013 and renewed interest in the series despite a middling critical reception to the new version.
Let’s hope Disney keeps the show’s original theme song intact.