Disney is developing a new pilot for an animation project called “Duckie” for Disney+, which is scheduled to begin production at the start of August in Burbank, California.
This new 22-minute animated pilot aims to captivate audiences with its unique storyline and relatable characters. The show will explore themes of personal growth, mentorship, and the power of overcoming challenges.
“Duckie” revolves around the eponymous character’s journey of self-discovery. Having recently survived a feral creature’s attack, Duckie finds herself scarred and plagued by self-doubt. While she grapples with the aftermath of this traumatic experience, Duckie enters a pivotal phase in her life. However, her path crosses with a mentor whose unwavering belief in himself is both awe-inspiring and foolish. Initially, they clash, but as their journey progresses, they form a unique bond that holds the potential to save the universe.
According to The DisInsider, The new pilot is currently going through the casting phase with Disney TVA Casting currently looking to find the right person for the show. With a character description stating:
Duckie, is a spirited and headstrong 15-year-old duck who grapples with the desire to be seen as a fully-formed adult within her extensive family. Despite her youth, Duckie possesses a curious nature, an adventurous spirit, sharp wit, and impressive technological skills. However, she is currently recovering from a traumatic attack, causing her to doubt herself in stressful situations. Nevertheless, her world changes when she encounters a mentor who might just help her navigate through her challenges, and, together, they might have the power to save the universe.
No other details on this upcoming animated series have been revealed, but hopefully, we find out some more details on the project soon. With this being a pilot, it might not necessarily go into full production, since a pilot’s whole point is to see if the show will work and iron out some of the issues to make it a success.
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