Disney Television Animation has gone into production for their latest series Pickle and Peanut that will be voiced by none other than Jon Heder and Johnny Pemberton. It’s set to premiere later next year and will be a mix of 2D and live action.
With Heder and Pemberton attached, this will probably one of the trippier, cooler things on The Disney Channel.
One of The Disney Channel’s most entertaining shows might just be Phineas and Ferb, which may be why they’re getting a big special episode that’s a crossover with The Star Wars universe.
Leading up to the release of Episode VII, there is sure to be more Star Wars themed everything, but, for now, we’re glad to see that on July 26th, when this premieres, there will be another Star Wars cartoon special in addition to the ones from Family Guy and Robot Chicken.
Disney is reaching out for submissions to find a brand new ideas for a live action comedy series. This brand new Disney Channel Storytellers is an 20 week compensated program that will develop a project for pilot consideration.
Do note that you must have representation already and live in LA for the program. Still, if you can get into this, it will be a pretty great opportunity and a chance for something really original to make it to The Disney Channel.
There is thankfully a sort of new trend among cartoons aimed primarily for children in that they’re making it watchable for adults/parents that have to watch cartoons with their kids (i.e. Adventure Time, Phineas and Ferb).
Having Jack McBrayer voice the lead character for a show called “Wander Over Yonder” on The Disney Channel from Craig McCracken and Lauren Faust, the creators of The Powerpuff Girls and many other Cartoon Network favorites should be a good sign that this trend is continuing,