Disney-branded television has inspired some iconic shows that exist outside of the circle of Mickey Mouse, Pixar, Lucasfilm, and Marvel. And now, they are about to celebrate their achievements and accomplishments at the D23Expo with a special showcase called “Disney’s Epic Entertainment Showcase: The Musical: The Extravaganza!.” The event hosted by hosted by Raven-Symoné and Lilly Singh on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, at 3:30 p.m. in Hall D23, will have big news, big stars, big musicals, and some sneak peeks of upcoming series that are slated to appear on Disney+ Disney Channel, and Disney Junior.
Scheduled to appear during “Disney’s Epic Entertainment Showcase: The Musical: The Extravaganza!” are the stars and creative teams of some of the biggest upcoming titles from Disney Branded Television across Disney+, Disney Channel, and Disney Junior, including American Born Chinese starring Michelle Yeoh, Daniel Wu, and Ben Wang. Attendees will also get first looks at Brie Larson’s “Growing Up,” “The Santa Clauses” starring Tim Allen and Elizabeth Mitchell, “National Treasure: Edge of History” starring Catherine Zeeta-Jones, Lisette Olivera, and more.
Disney Channel’s “Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur,” “Raven’s Home,” and more are also slated to share their latest teases. And Disney Junior gives attendees a peak at Alice’s Wonderland Bakery, starring Donald Faison, and “Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends” and “Mickey Mouse Funhouse.”
In addition to the Hall D23 showcase, select casts from multiple hit Disney Branded Television series will participate in events throughout D23 Expo, including panel sessions with popular current and upcoming series.
D23Expo FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
“Hamster & Gretel”
4:30-5:30 P.M. | Location: Backlot Stage
Join the cast and creative team of Disney Channel’s “Hamster & Gretel” as they share a behind-the-scenes look at what went into making the music-filled animated series and content from the show.
Guests scheduled to appear include Dan Povenmire (creator and executive producer), Joanna Hausmann (co-producer/story editor), Michael Cimino (Kevin), Meli Povenmire (Gretel), Carolina Ravassa (Carolina), Brock Powell (Lyle aka FistPuncher), Karina La Voz (La Cebolla) and Thomas Sanders (Neighslayer).
D23Expo SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
“Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur”
11:45 A.M.-12:45 P.M | Location: Hyperion Stage
Watch an exclusive sneak peek of the premiere episode of “Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur,” followed by a Q&A with cast and creative team, ahead of the 2023 debut on Disney Channel and Disney+.
Guests scheduled to appear include Diamond White (Lunella/Moon Girl), Fred Tatasciore (Devil Dinosaur), Libe Barer (Casey), Laurence Fishburne (executive producer), Steve Loter (executive producer), and Pilar Flynn (producer).
“The Santa Clauses”
6:00-7:00 P.M | Location: Premiere Stage
Join “The Santa Clauses” cast and creatives for a lively panel as they discuss the return of the beloved franchise and share a first look at the upcoming Disney+ Original series.
Guests scheduled to appear include Tim Allen (Scott Calvin), Elizabeth Mitchell (Carol), Kal Penn (Simon), Elizabeth Allen-Dick (Sandra), Austin Kane (Cal), Matilda Lawler (Betty), Devin Bright (Noel), Rupali Redd (Grace), Jack Burditt (executive producer), and Jason Winer (executive producer).
D23Expo SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
“The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder”
10:30-11:30 A.M | Location: Premiere Stage
The cast and creative team of the Disney+ animated series “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder” gather to discuss the acclaimed revival of the groundbreaking series “The Proud Family” and share an inside look at the upcoming season.
Guests scheduled to appear include Bruce W. Smith (creator and executive producer), Ralph Farquhar (executive producer), Kyla Pratt (Penny Proud), Paula Jai Parker (Trudy Proud), JoMarie Payton (Suga Mama), Cedric “The Entertainer” (Uncle Bobby), Keke Palmer (Maya Leibowitz-Jenkins), EJ Johnson (Michael Collins), Alisa Reyes (LaCienega Boulevardez), Karen Malina White (Dijonay Jones), and Soleil Moon Frye (Zoey Howzer).
Additionally, Disney Branded Television series and talent will also appear on the Expo Live Stage, the Disney Bundle Stage and at Talent Central throughout the weekend.