Disney+ Unveils ‘Lizzie McGuire’ Sequel, ‘Muppets’ Short-Form, Confirms ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ With Ewan McGregor, More At D23 – Update

Deadline | 8/23/2019 | Staff
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UPDATED: Disney+ unveiled a slew of new content and talent at the D23 Expo Friday, including a Lizzie McGuire sequel with original series star Hilary Duff, a Muppets short-form series, along with three new Marvel projects in development, live-action series Ms. Marvel, She-Hulk and Moon Knight, all derived from the Marvel comics.

Disney+ confirmed an Obi-Wan series is coming to the streaming service with Ewan McGregor, who made an appearance at D23, reprising his title role. Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy revealed “We have all the scripts written, and we’re ready to go next year.”

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The Muppets short-form “unscripted” series featuring the beloved characters titled Muppets Now, is set for premiere in 2020. Like the classic The Muppet Show, Muppets Now will feature a celebrity guest in each episode.

The upcoming streaming service also revealed casting details for several previously announced series. Kathryn Hahn, Kat Dennings and Randall Park will be joining the cast of Scarlet Witch and Vision series WandaVision, which finds Witch and Vision living in an uneasy suburbia. It’s slated to premiere in 2021.

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The previously announced The Falcon and the Winter Soldier has added Wyatt Russell to cast portraying John Walker, a character from the comics, the fanatic villain Super Patriot. It also was confirmed that Emily VanCamp would be reprising her role as Sharon Carter, aka Agent 13, in the series. They will join previously announced Anthony Mackie as Falcon and Sebastian Stan as Winter Soldier.

Additionally, three characters from the Marvel comics universe will be featured in three live-action series which are in development – Ms. Marvel, She Hulk and Moon Knight. Ms. Marvel, centered...
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