Disney Channel is debuting a new episode of its Emmy-winning Mickey Mouse shorts in honor of Mickey’s birthday, Wednesday November 18 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT. The short, “¡Feliz Cumpleaños!” is entirely in Spanish, and features Danny Trejo (Machete) as the voice of Piñata Boss who, along with his piñata crew, is determined to ruin Mickey’s birthday party. Mickey, his señorita Minnie and their friends must find a way to stop the piñatas from ruining the celebration.
“¡Feliz Cumpleaños!” was directed and storyboarded by Mexico City native and multiple Emmy Award-winner Alonso Ramirez Ramos. In addition to winning an individual achievement Emmy Award for storyboarding on Disney’s Gravity Falls, Ramirez Ramos storyboarded the 2014 Emmy Award-winning Mickey Mouse short “O Sole Minnie.”
Emmy Award-winning artist and director Paul Rudish (Star Wars: Clone Wars) is executive producer and supervising director of Mickey Mouse, which is a production of Disney Television Animation.