The Mighty Ducks Game Changers was released on March 26, 2021. Since its release, it has been widely acclaimed by audiences and critics alike. The movie is a follow-up to the 1992 film of the same name. It was developed by Steve Brill, Josh Goldsmith, and Cathy Yuspa. Brill, who made the original film served as the head writer for the series.
He along with Jordan Kerner, the producer pitched the idea to ABC Signature head Tracy Underwood who greenlit the series. The series comprises 10 episodes with each of them being half an hour long. But where was the series filmed? Read more to find out.
Where Is The Mighty Ducks Game Changers Filmed?
The filming was supposed to start on February 18, 2020. However, due to the COVID 19 pandemic, it was delayed. It was supposed to take place in Vancouver, British Columbia. The filming finally began in September 2020 after Disney agreed with the British Columbia unions to test the whole cast and crew for Covid. It ended on December 17, 2020.
Will There Be A The Mighty Ducks Game Changers Season 2?
Great news for the fans! The Mighty Ducks Game Changers have officially been renewed for another season by Disney. However, no release date has been set yet. The second season is being filmed currently thus a release in late 2022 could be expected. The first season was released in March 2021.
Where is the Mighty Ducks Game Changers Season 2 being filmed?
Just like the first season, the second season is also being filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia. It began in early 2022.
Emilio Estevez Not Returning?
Emilio Estevez played the lead role of Gordon Bombay masterfully just like in the film outings. His character arc is suddenly one of the biggest highlights of the show. His character is beloved by all fans of the show. However, he won’t be returning for the second season of the show. The famed actor who also served as the executive producer of the show confirmed in November 2021 that he won’t be returning to the show due to a “good old-fashioned contract dispute”. Earlier there were reports that he wasn’t returning to show as he was against COVID vaccines, however, he denied all those claims.
The Mighty Ducks Game Changers Season 1 Cast
- Lauren Graham as Alex Morrow
- Brady Noon as Evan Morrow
- Maxwell Simkins as Nick Ganz
- Swayam Bhatia as Sofi Hanson-Bhatt
- Julee Cerda as Stephanie
- Luke Islam as Koob
- Bella Higginbotham as Lauren
- Taegen Burns as Maya
- Kiefer O’Reilly as Logan
- De’Jon Watts as Sam
- Emilio Estevez as Gordon Bombay Dylan Playfair as Coach T
- Em Haine as Winnie Berigan
Who Will Be Returning To The Mighty Ducks Game Changers Season 2?
Most of the cast from Season 1 will be returning including Lauren Graham, Brady Noon, Maxwell Simkims, Swayam Bhatia, Luke Islam, Bella Higginbotham, Taegen Burns, Kiefer O’Reilly, De’Jon Watts, and many others too! As mentioned earlier, Emilio Estevez won’t be returning for the second season due to contract disputes.
Who will be Joining The Main Cast?
The actor Josh Duhamel will portray a new character Gavin Cole. Cole is a former NHL player turned Coach. He’s described as charming and inspirational. Other actors who have joined the cast in Season 2 are Naveen Paddock, Margot Anderson- Song, Noah Baird, Stephnie Weir, Connor DeWolfe, Timm Sharp, and Tiffany Denise Hobbs. They’ll all be portraying recurring character roles.
What Will Be The Plot Of The Mighty Ducks Game Changers Season 2?
In the second season, The newly named Mighty Ducks will be shown traveling to California to take part in a Summer hockey Institute. This institute is run by former NHL player Colin Cole. It’s a place where kids improve their hockey skills without the interference of schools. With the Ducks adapting to a new environment, what will be the new conflicts that will arise on their road to Glory.
Where Will The Mighty Ducks Game Changers Season 2 Be Available In?
Just like the first season, The Mighty Ducks Game Changers Season 2 will also be a part of the Disney family. Thus, it will be available on Disney+.