Darkwing Duck Might Be Getting Rebooted For Disney+


Let’s get dangerous! The new Disney+ rumor is that the popular 1990’s Disney Afternoon  show, “Darkwing Duck” might be getting a reboot!

Originally developed by Tad Stones, the show originally ran as part of the Disney Afternoon from 1991-1992 with three seasons and 91 episodes.

Here’s the synopsis for the original show:

“Darkwing Duck tells the adventures of the titular superhero, aided by his sidekick and pilot Launchpad McQuack. In his secret identity of Drake Mallard, he lives in an unassuming suburban house with his adopted daughter Gosalyn, next door to the bafflingly dim-witted Muddlefoot family. Darkwing struggles to balance his egotistical craving for fame and attention against his desire to be a good father to Gosalyn and help do good in St. Canard.

Right now it’s in early development, but based on the fan excitement every time characters from the show made guest appearances on ‘Ducktales” I think Disney would be smart to bring the caped crusader back.

According to Deadline, the reboot is part of the newly formed Disney Branding Television sector that has been developed due to Disney’s new company focus on “direct-to-consumer” products.

Right now it is looking like Seth Rogen, Even Goldberg, James Weaver, and Alex McAtee are set to executive produce the project with Point Grey Pictures. McAtee would oversee the project. Not really sure that’s who I would go with for the iconic show but Disney hasn’t been known to make the best choices lately.

I really would like to see Darkwing Duck return to television though. He’s always been one of my favorites. Plus a friend of ours worked on the comic adaptations of the character.

My husband is a big fan as well and had tried to get put on the book.

So fingers crossed!

What do you think? Comment and let us know!

Sources: Variety, Deadline, Wikipedia


Kambrea Pratt
Disney has been a big part of my life for years--from family trips to WDW to growing up on Disney classics, TV, and movies. Prior to Pirates and Princesses I successfully ran social media and websites since 2010. I've also been a public speaker and presenter since 2007. I'm the co-host for the YouTube channel Clownfish TV as well as the podcast/ Youtube Pirates and Princesses (PNP) channel. Former contributor, online personality and acting social media manager at The Kingdom Insider (which we built from the ground up and ran from 1997-2019 --Thom didn't quit FYI) Pirates and Princesses was started by my husband and I several years ago. We loved Disney and wanted to honestly cover all aspects from pop-culture to the parks from a consumer focused stance. Living OUR happily ever after getting to do what we love with our two kids! Creating fun content and building new things. Certified art teacher, and mom. Opinions are all mine.

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