'The Mysterious Benedict Society': Date, cast, plot and how to watch Disney+ series

'The Mysterious Benedict Society': Date, cast, plot and how to watch Disney+ series
The official poster of 'The Mysterious Benedict Society' (Disney+)

In Disney +'s upcoming series, smart orphans go on a deadly (but not that deadly) mission to save the world. The task might seem daunting at first but these children know what they are doing. Probably.

If you are aware of Trenton Lee Stewart's young adult book ' Mysterious Benedict Society' series, you're already looking forward to the show. For those who are unaware, the show offers a heady mix of mystery, suspense, drama and thrill. Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming Disney+ series 'The Mysterious Benedict Society'.


Release date

'The Mysterious Benedict Society' releases on Disney+ on June 25, 2021


According to the official synopsis of the series, "After winning a scholarship competition, four gifted orphans are recruited by the peculiar Mr Benedict for a dangerous mission to save the world from a global crisis known as The Emergency. Reynie, Sticky, Kate, and Constance must infiltrate the mysterious L.I.V.E. Institute to discover the truth behind the crisis. When the headmaster, the sophisticated Dr. Curtain appears to be behind this worldwide panic, the kids of “The Mysterious Benedict Society” must devise a plan to defeat him."



Tony Hale as Mr Benedict and LD Curtain

Tony Hale attends the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 09, 2020 in Hollywood, California (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

Everyone remembers Tony Hale from his role on the Fox. Netflix series 'Arrested Development'. Buster Bluth is perhaps one of the most iconic characters from the show. He is also known for his work Gary Walsh on the HBO comedy Veep from 2012 until its conclusion in 2019, for which he won the 2013 and 2015 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Apart from that, he had also appeared in 'In My Sleep', 'The Heat' and ' Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip'.  


Kristen Schaal as Number Two

Kristen Schaal attends the FYC event of FX's 'What We Do In The Shadows' at Avalon Hollywood on May 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images)

'BoJack Horseman' and '30 Rock' fans can recognise Kristen Schaal's notable voice anywhere. She provided several voices for the Netflix animated comedy, most notably for the character of Sarah Lynn, for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance. 


Kristen Schaal has diverse experience in television and films. She's best known for voicing Louise Belcher on 'Bob's Burgers' and Mabel Pines on 'Gravity Falls', as well as for playing Mel on 'Flight of the Conchords', Hurshe Heartshe on 'The Heart', She Holler and Carol Pilbasian on 'The Last Man on Earth.

MaameYaa Boafo as Rhonda Kazembe


Boafo is a Pakistani-Ghanaian actress and comedian known for her work in the Michelle Pfeiffer and Kiefer Sutherland-starrer 'Where is Kyra?'. She recently played the role of Zainab in 'Ramy'. 

Ryan Hurst as Milligan

Ryan Hurst speaks at the 'Sons of Anarchy' panel during 2017 New York Comic Con - Day 3 on October 7, 2017 in New York City (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)


Hurst is best known for his work as Gerry Bertier in Disney's 'Remember the Titans', Sgt. Ernie Savage in 'We Were Soldiers', Tom Clarke in 'Taken', Opie Winston in the FX's hit drama series 'Sons of Anarchy', Chick Hogan in 'Bates Motel', Li'l "Foster" Farrell in 'Outsiders' and Beta in 'The Walking Dead'. He is currently playing the role of Hector Bonner in 'Bosch'.


Gia Sandhu will be starring as Ms Perumal, who, according to Deadline, is "resourceful, determined and desperately wants Reynie to have a shot at a better life". Mystic Inscho stars as Reynie Muldoon, who is described as "plucky and good-hearted, Reynie is a boy with exceptional intelligence - but he is genuinely humble".


The show also stars Seth B Carr as George “Sticky” Washington. Carr is known for playing the younger version of Killmonger in 'Black Panther'. He also starred in 'The Main Event'. Emmy DeOliveira as Kate Wetherall and Marta Kessler as Constance Contriare also star.


'The Mysterious Benedict Society' is based on the book series 'The Mysterious Benedict Society', written by Stewart and illustrated by Carson Ellis. Former 'Shadowhunters' showrunners Todd Slavkin and Darren Swimmer serve as showrunners for the series. 


is written and created by Matt Manfredi and Phil Hay. The show is executive produced by Hay and Manfredi along with Todd Slavkin, Darren Swimmer, Jamie Tarses, Karen Kehela Sherwood, James Bobin, David Ellender, Matt Loze and Deepak Nayar.


You can watch the trailer for 'The Mysterious Benedict Society' here:



How to live stream

'The Mysterious Benedict Society' will be available to stream from June 25, 2021, onwards. The show will see a two-episodic premiere and then move to a weekly schedule. 

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