‘The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers’: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Disney Plus revival series
After failing to make the cut to join the now powerhouse 'Mighty Ducks' junior hockey team, Evan's mother encourages him to form a new team of underdogs
The flock is back, but this time they could be playing foul. Disney has revived its ‘The Mighty Ducks’ franchise and the series will pick up where the films left off on Disney Plus. 'The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers' will see Emilio Estevez return as former child star-turned lawyer-turned coach Gordon Bombay. Joining the cast of 'The Mighty Ducks Game Changers' is the lovely Lauren Graham.
'The Mighty Ducks Game Changers' centers around 12-year-old Evan. After failing to make the cut to join the now powerhouse 'Mighty Ducks' junior hockey team, Evan's mother encourages him to form a new team of underdogs, with help from Gordon Bombay, the Ducks' original coach.
The 10-episode first season of 'The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers' premieres on Disney Plus on March 26, 12 am PT and 3 am ET.
'The Mighty Ducks' are now a powerhouse in its division and 12-year-old Evan doesn't make the cut. At the urging of his mother, they form a team of their own. The Ducks' original coach Gordan Bombay then takes the ragtag team under his wing and helps them feel the love for the game once more.
Emilio Estevez is as well known for his famous family as he is for his films. Estevez is the brother of actor Charlie Sheen and son of Martin Sheen. Estevez shot into the spotlight in the 1980s and is known for being a member of the acting Brat Pack of the '80s.
He is well known for his appearances in 'The Breakfast Club', 'St. Elmo's Fire' and 'The Outsiders'. He is also known for 'Repo Man', 'The Mighty Ducks' and its sequels of course, and his performances in Western films such as 'Young Guns'.
Lauren Graham is, of course, known to many as simply Lorelai from 'Gilmore Girls'. Lauren Graham played Lorelai Gilmore on the television series 'Gilmore Girls' from 2000-2007 for which she received nominations for Screen Actors Guild, Golden Globe and Satellite Awards.
Lauren is also well known for her role as Sarah Braverman on the NBC television drama 'Parenthood' (2010–2015).
Child actor Brady Noon has been a part of several comedy and action films. He was born in Forked River New Jersey. He is known for his role in 'Good Boys' (2019), 'Boardwalk Empire' (2010) and 'The Mighty Ducks'.
Steve Brill the creator, writer and executive producer of all 'Mighty Ducks' films also serves as co-creator and executive producer on the new series. Michael Spiller directs and also executive produces with James Griffiths serving as director and executive on the pilot. Estevez is also an executive producer on 'The Mighty Ducks Game Changers'.
The trailer of 'The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers' is sweet, not sappy. So if you have always had a soft corner for underdogs or ducks in this case, this may make for good viewing.
Where to watch
The 10-episode first season of 'The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers' premieres on Disney on March 26 at 12 am PT and 3am ET, at 8 am in the UK, and at 19 pm in Sydney, Australia.
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