Disney Channel has ordered a third season of the Emmy-nominated Tangled: The Series, just ahead of the season 2 premiere. The new installment, retitled Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure, kicks off Sunday, June 24 at 8 a.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel, DisneyNOW and Disney Channel VOD. Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi, the film and TV stars playing Rapunzel and Eugene, return alongside Eden Espinosa (Cassandra), James Monroe-Iglehart (Lance) and Jeremy Jordan (Varian). The series features music by Oscar-winning Disney Legend Alan Menken and lyricist Glenn Slater.
S2 finds Rapunzel venturing outside of the kingdom in search of where the mystical black rocks lead, after discovering she is somehow connected to them. Accompanying Rapunzel on her journey is her partner in life, Eugene; her best friend and confidante, Cassandra; her loyal chameleon sidekick, Pascal; no-nonsense and dutiful horse, Maximus; Eugene’s best friend, Lance and the Snuggly Duckling Pub Thugs. Together, they’ll discover new people and places and embark on an incredible new adventure far beyond Corona’s walls.
Guest voices for Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure include Carol Kane (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) as the mystical traveler Madame Canardist; Lil Rel Howery (Get Out) as a fast-talking host named Goodberry; Yvonne Strahovski (Chuck) as Eugene’s old love interest Stalyan; Bruce Campbell (Cars 2) as the bizarrely charming King Edmund; Britt Robertson (For the People) as the whip-smart, no nonsense teenager Vex; Timothy Dalton (License to Kill) as inventor and adventurer Demanitus; Katy Mixon (American Housewife) as the stunningly beautiful Seraphina; and Kathy Najimy (Hocus Pocus) as a sprightly and strange resident of the magical forest.
Brand extensions for the series include toys, role-play products and more from Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products. New products, including a brand-new line of back-to-school items, will be available at Disney Stores beginning June 11.
Tangled: The Series is a Disney Television Animation production, developed by animation veterans Chris Sonnenburg (exec producer & supervising director) and Shane Prigmore. Benjamin Balistreri is co-EP, Jase Ricci is story editor and co-producer; and Alan Bodner is art director. Celebrated artist Claire Keane, who painted Rapunzel’s tower murals in the feature film, is the series’ visual development artist. Emmy winner Kevin Kliesch serves as score composer.
The debut season of Tangled: The Series was the #1 animated series on cable among Girls 9-14 and reached 40 million Total Viewers, including 8.3 million Kids 6-11 and 7.2 million Tweens 9-14.