Disney Channel has announced that a new animated series Sadie Sparks will debut in 2019.

  • As Deadline reports, Sadie Sparks will feature 14-year-old wizard-in-training Sadie along with a grumpy rabbit named Gilbert serving as her mentor.
  • Interestingly, according to the site, the show will utilize two different animation styles: CGI for the human world and 2D for the Magic Realm.
  • Sadie and Gilbert will reportedly travel between the two worlds with a magician hat serving as a portal.
  • The series will star Georgia Lock, Craig Revel-Horwood, and comedian Rufus Hound.
  • Other voices that will appear on the series includes Sammy Moore, Tyger Drew-Honey, Dominique Moore, Morwenna Banks, Laura Aikman, Dan Renton Skinner, and Rufus Jones.
  • Sadie Sparks is co-produced by Brown Bag Films and Cyber Group Studios.

What They’re Saying:

  • Orion Ross, VP Content, Animation, Digital & Acquisitions, Disney Channels EMEA: “Animation is integral to the storytelling and heart of Disney Channel and we’re excited for our audiences to get to know this new band of mysterious and wonderful characters, as we follow our protagonist Sadie who learns to master her wizarding powers with the help of her best friend, as well as juggling normal 14-year-old challenges, such as high school and forming unbreakable friendships. There is a lot of heart and warmth to Sadie Sparks, which we believe will really resonate with Disney Channel fans.”

ICYMI — Disney Channel

  • Disney Channel recently debuted another new animated series: Big City Greens. Bekah reviewed the show’s first episodes here.
  • On August 10th, Disney Channel will premiere their latest original movie, Freaky Friday. This musical version of the popular story was originally developed as a stage show, which performed in different cities around the country before being adapted for television.
  • Looking to the past, the React channel recently featured a Disney Channel version of “Do They Know It?” that sought to discover if their teen panelists could identify early 2000’s Disney shows from their theme songs. Check out the clip and see how you do on their quiz.


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