Disney has announced that it has renewed the animated superhero series “Hamster & Gretel” for a second season.

“Hamster & Gretel” introduces Kevin and his younger sister, Gretel, who are about to be bestowed superpowers by space aliens. But something goes awry, and it’s Gretel and her pet hamster (named Hamster) who suddenly have new abilities. Now, protective older brother Kevin must figure out how to work with both Gretel and her pet, Hamster, to protect their city from mysterious dangers.

Starring in the series is newcomer Meli Povenmire as Gretel; Michael Cimino (“Love, Victor”) as Gretel’s older brother, Kevin; Beck Bennett (“SNL”) as Gretel’s pet hamster, Hamster; Joey King (“Kissing Booth”) as her tech-savvy cousin, Fred; Matt Jones (“Bob Hearts Abishola”) as the siblings’ easygoing father, Dave; and Carolina Ravassa (“Maya and the Three”) as their charismatic mother, Carolina.

The announcement was made along with news that the show’s creator, Dan Povenmire, has entered into a new overall deal with Disney Branded Television.   “Hamster and Gretel” is produced by Disney Television Animation and is inspired by Povenmire’s relationship with his significantly younger sister. Brandi Young (“Milo Murphy’s Law”) serves as producer; Joanna Hausmann (“Bill Nye Saves the World”) will serve as co-producer/story editor, and Dorothea Gerassimova (“Mira, Royal Detective”) is the art director.

Since its premiere, “Hamster & Gretel” ties as the #1 cable series among Kids age 6-11 delivery.

The first season of “Hamster & Gretel” is available to stream now on Disney+.  No release date has been announced for the second season.

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