Sky High: The Series is an upcoming American superhero television series based on the 2005 Disney Channel film of the same name. The series is being developed by Disney Television Animation and will be produced by Disney Branded Television. The series is scheduled to premiere on Disney+ in 2023.
The series will follow the adventures of Will Stronghold and his friends as they attend Sky High, a high school for superheroes. The series will explore the challenges of being a superhero, as well as the importance of friendship and family.
The series is being written by Mark McCorkle and Robert Schooley, the creators of Kim Possible. The series is also being executive produced by McCorkle, Schooley, and Joe Quesada, the former Editor-in-Chief of Marvel Comics.
The series has not yet been cast, but it is expected to feature the voices of some of the original cast members of the film, including Michael Angarano, Danielle Panabaker, and Kurt Russell.
The series will follow the adventures of Will Stronghold (Michael Angarano), the son of two superheroes, as he attends Sky High, a high school for superheroes. Will is a reluctant superhero, but he must learn to embrace his powers in order to save the world.
Will's friends at Sky High include:
- Layla Hart (Danielle Panabaker), a powerful sorceress who is Will's love interest.
- Warren Peace (Kurt Russell), a cocky superhero who is Will's rival.
- Simone "Simon" Stagg (Kelly Preston), a brilliant inventor who is Will's best friend.
- Zachary "Z" Smith (Nicholas Braun), a shy superhero who is Will's roommate.
- Ethan "Crash" Cousins (Erica Durance), a powerful superhero who is Will's mentor.
The series will also feature a number of new characters, including:
- Principal Powers (John Cleese), the headmistress of Sky High.
- Dr. Medulla (Jane Lynch), a mad scientist who is the main antagonist of the series.
- The Royal Flush Gang, a group of supervillains who are determined to take over the world.
Sky High: The Series has not yet been released, so there is no critical reception yet. However, the series has been met with positive anticipation from fans and critics alike. The film was a critical and commercial success, and the series is expected to be just as successful.
The original film, Sky High, was released in 2005 and grossed over $39 million worldwide. The film was a critical and commercial success, and it was praised for its humor, action, and heart.
The series is expected to be just as successful as the film. The series has a strong creative team behind it, and it is based on a popular property. The series is also expected to appeal to a wide range of viewers, including fans of the film, superhero fans, and families.