Emilio Estevez will return as coach Gordon Bombay in the new Mighty Ducks TV show for Disney+. Disney confirmed his casting and also announced that Estevez will be an executive producer on the show that is scheduled to debut later this year on the streaming platform.
Estevez said in a statement, “Once a Duck, always a Duck!” He returns to the franchise some 25 years after the original Mighty Ducks came out in 1992. Estevez also starred in the sequels D2 and D3.
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“For a generation, The Mighty Ducks stood for teamwork, friendship, and heart and we’re excited to see the Ducks fly together once again and bring the franchise to new audiences around the world. We are thrilled to have Emilio Estevez reprising his iconic role,” Disney+ executive Agnes Chu said in a statement.