[10/06/17 - 09:01 AM] Video: Beware of Hitchhiking Ghosts! "Haunted Mansion" Animated On-Air Promos Debut Saturday, October 7, on Disney XD The trio of stop-motion animated on-air promos find Disney characters from "DuckTales," "Big Hero 6 The Series" and "Star vs. The Forces of Evil" on their own adventure hosted by Haunted Mansion ghosts.
[via press release from Disney XD]
BEWARE OF HITCHHIKING GHOSTS!
'HAUNTED MANSION' ANIMATED ON-AIR PROMOS DEBUT
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, ON DISNEY XD
Disneyland's popular Haunted Mansion attraction is the setting for a trio of entertaining stop-motion animated on-air promos that find Disney characters from "DuckTales," "Big Hero 6 The Series" and "Star vs. The Forces of Evil" on their own adventure hosted by Haunted Mansion ghosts. The promos, a collaboration between Walt Disney Imagineering, Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and Disney XD, begin rolling out on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7 (7:02 a.m. EDT).
For fans of the Haunted Mansion attraction, the promos feature:
· Music and sound effects from Haunted Mansion
· The Hatbox Ghost
· Ezra the Hitchhiking Ghost
· The tombstone tribute for Marc Davis - Disney Legend - whose designs were used as inspiration for the original Haunted Mansion attraction
· The Phantom Five singing busts
· The "Dear George" tombstone from the stretch room
· The trowel ghost arm, inspired by Davis' original concept art
· The Tomb Sweet Tomb needlepoint picture frame
· The candelabra in the endless hallway
· Replicas of the doors, door handles, light fixtures and wallpaper
The characters are Huey (voiced by Danny Pudi), Dewey (voiced by Ben Schwartz), Louie (voiced by Bobby Moynihan), Webby (voiced by Kate Micucci), Baymax (voiced by Scott Adsit), Star (voiced by Eden Sher) and Marco (voiced by Adam McArthur).
"DuckTales," "Big Hero 6 The Series" and "Star vs. The Forces of Evil" are produced by Disney Television Animation. All three series air daily on Disney XD and are also available on the DisneyNOW app.
About Disney XD
Disney XD is a basic cable channel and multiplatform brand showcasing a compelling mix of live-action and animated programming for kids age 6-11, hyper-targeting boys and transporting them into worlds full of humor, unexpected fun and inspiring action-filled adventures. Disney XD-branded content spans television, online, mobile and VOD platforms. The programming includes series, movies and short-form, as well as sports-themed programming developed with ESPN. In the U.S., Disney XD is seen on a 24-hour, advertiser supported network that reaches over 76 million households via its basic cable and satellite affiliates. In total, there are 31 Disney XD channels available in 25 languages around the world.
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