Marvel announces animated Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur animated series with Laurence Fishburne as Beyonder
Marvel.com recently revealed that Disney Channel will soon premiere a Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur animated series which will be produced by Laurence Fishburne who will also star in it as the Beyonder.
The project was first announced in D23 2019 and has officially taken off with no less than Laurence Fishburne aka Morpheus from the Matrix movie franchise!
Only this time, he’ll be lending his voice as the powerful character known as The Beyonder!
The other cast for Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur includes:
- Diamond White as Lunella Lafayette (aka Moon Girl)
- Alfre Woodard (Marvel’s Luke Cage) as Lunella’s grandmother, Mimi
- Libe Barer as Lunella’s best friend and manager, Casey
- Sasheer Zamata as Lunella’s mom, Adria
- Jermaine Fowler as Lunella’s dad, James Jr.
- Fred Tatasciore (Marvel’s Avengers Assemble) as the one-and-only Devil Dinosaur
- Gary Anthony Williams as Lunella’s grandfather, Pops.
Based on Marvel’s hit comic books, Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur follows the adventures of 13-year-old super-genius Lunella Lafayette and her 10-ton T-Rex, Devil Dinosaur. After Lunella accidentally brings Devil Dinosaur into present-day New York City via a time vortex, the duo works together to protect the city’s Lower East Side from danger.
From Disney Television Animation, the series is executive produced by Fishburne and Helen Sugland’s Cinema Gypsy Productions (ABC’s “black-ish” and “mixed-ish,” Freeform’s “grown-ish”) and Emmy® Award-winner Steve Loter (Disney’s “Kim Possible”). Emmy Award-winner Rodney Clouden (“Futurama”) is supervising producer, Jeffrey M. Howard (“Planes”) and Emmy Award-winner Kate Kondell (“The Pirate Fairy”) are co-producers and story editors, and Pilar Flynn (“Elena of Avalor”) is producer.
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur is set for release 2022.
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We previously revealed that the Disney Channel announced Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur animated series at D23 2019. We’re now excited to share that they’ve found their cast!
Actress and singer Diamond White will star as Lunella Lafayette (aka Moon Girl) in the channel’s highly anticipated animated series, slated to premiere in 2022.