Disney working rebooting the hockey classic ‘The Mighty Ducks’.
According to reports, Disney’s streaming service, Disney+, has ordered a new series following the classic trilogy that ran in the late 90s.
Reports claim the new series focuses on a 13-year-old boy who, after getting kicked off the Mighty Ducks, starts his own team with the help of his mom and finds a coach, players, and an ice rink to play on.
The Mighty Ducks (1992) is a sports comedy about a youth hockey team. The first movie was directed by Stephen Here and starring Emilio Estevez. The movie grossed over $50 million domestically in the United States becoming a hit with audiences. The movie inspired two sequels. The year after the movie’s release, Disney founded a National Hockey League hockey team, named the “Mighty Ducks of Anaheim” after the film.
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