Okay so, Disney+ are apparently rebooting Mighty Ducks — the legendary 1992 film — but it won’t be quite the same as the original.
The new series is set to follow a 13 year-old boy and his mum. The boy gets booted from the Mighty Ducks team and so his mum helps him put together a new team, coach, and practice rink.
It sounds scarily far away from the original storyline and, look, I’m nervous. The Mighty Ducks? Kicking a kid off of their team? I don’t buy it. But anyway.
Filming is scheduled to start in February 2020 in Vancouver before it’s available on Disney’s new streaming service, Disney+.
Original screenwriter, Steven Brill will be joining Josh Goldsmith, Cathy Yuspa, George Heller, and Brad Petrigala as executive producers for the new Mighty Ducks series.
Rumours of a ‘D4: The Mighty Ducks’ or a remake have had our hopes up before, but it looks like Disney are set on this new direction.
Fans are not okay either.
Look y’all better not mess up the Mighty Ducks legacy. https://t.co/GytPcDkWnR
— Brianna (@gracefulquirk) November 6, 2019
NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
YOU LEAVE THE MIGHTY DUCKS ALONE!!!!! https://t.co/ryCwqViBal
— a luginbill (@A_luginbill_) November 6, 2019
My take on whoever decided that remaking the Mighty Ducks was acceptablepic.twitter.com/V5wO1Issve
— Billy McInerney (@wmcine) November 7, 2019
Disney+ is set to launch next Tuesday, 12th November. The original Mighty Ducks won’t be available for streaming though.
There are a bunch of nostalgia-soaked shows and movies coming when Disney+ launches next week. Recess, Honey I Shrunk the Kids, Lizzie McGuire(!!!!!) are just a few of the actual thousands of gems available.