Disney Europe Middle East & Africa has begun of production on a second series of the action-packed animated comedy, Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja.
Set to return to screens from early 2014, the series will air on Disney XD in more than 129 countries worldwide.
BAFTA award-winning animation company Boulder Media in Ireland and Titmouse Inc. in Los Angeles both return to produce the 52 x 11 min. second season of Randy Cunningham.
Each episode follows Randy Cunningham and his buddy Howard as they navigate everyday teenage life at high school while taking on monsters and madmen bent on freeing an evil 800 year old sorcerer imprisoned beneath Norrisville High by the original ninja and guarded ever since by Randy’s predecessors.
The second series of Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja stars Emmy Award-winning actor and comedian Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation, House of Lies, Everybody’s Fine) as Randy Cunningham; Megan Mullally (Will & Grace, Parks and Recreation) as Mrs. Driscoll, Randy’s science teacher; Emmy award-winning John Oliver (Smurfs, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) as Coach Green; and Andrew Caldwell (Transformers, My Name Is Earl) as Howard. John DiMaggio (Futurama, Star Wars: Clone Wars, Chowder) is Hannibal McFist and Kevin Michael Richardson (Static Shock, Justice League, The Powerpuff Girls) is Viceroy.
The series is created and executive produced by Jed Elinoff and Scott Thomas, whose previous credits include Scooby-Doo: Mystery Inc. and R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour. Emmy- and Annie-award-winner Shaun Cashman (The Penguins of Madagascar, Chowder) is supervising director; and Otto Tang (Metalocalypse) is art director.