The “Hamilton” star and creator has joined the voice cast of “DuckTales,” the new Disney XD series premiering this summer, the network announced Friday.
As a self-proclaimed “DuckTales” aficionado, Miranda will voice the character Gizmoduck. However, the Duckburg hero’s true identity is Fenton Crackshell-Cabrera, a sharp young intern working for Scrooge McDuck’s personal mad scientist, Gyro Gearloose.
“Growing up as a Cuban-American comics enthusiast, I was always hungry for a Latino hero to call my own. In developing the new series, Matt [Youngberg] and I leapt at the opportunity to adapt ‘DuckTales” marquee hero into a young scientist character with Latin-inspired roots,” Francisco Angones, co-producer and story editor, said in a statement.
“Lin came to mind instantly for the role of Gizmoduck,” executive producer Matt Youngberg added. “His rapid-fire earnestness paired with his wide-eyed yet determined