Life's going to be a hurricane in Duckburg all over again. Scrooge McDuck and his less well-off family members are coming back in an all-new cartoon series.
The news hit this morning from an official Disney statement, which also notes that the cast of characters from the original late '80s cartoon series will be showing up:
The new series will star the same beloved characters as the old: Scrooge McDuck, Huey, Dewey, Louie, Launchpad McQuack, Donald Duck, Duckworth, Gyro Gearloose, Flintheart Glomgold, Magica DeSpell, Poe, Ma Beagle, the Beagle Boys, Mrs. Beakley, and Webbigail Vanderquack.
Ducktales — inspired by the brilliant comics work of legendary comics artist Carl Barks — was the source material for one of the most beloved platformers of all time and the enthusiastic response to last year's announcement of Ducktales Remastered might have been one of the things that helped tip the odds in favour of a new cartoon show. But, the odds on this show not being a CGI production? Probably not good. It's too soon to say if any new games will come as a result but Disney sure does love its merch.