Disney Junior greenlit season two of ‘Mickey Mouse Funhouse’

A second season of Disney Junior’s Mickey Mouse Funhouse, the whimsical new animated series that has captured the hearts of preschoolers and their families, has been green lit following its successful debut in August.

Featuring Disney’s popular star, Mickey Mouse and his pals—Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy and Pluto, and new character Funny, the series has garnered nearly 12 million video views on Disney Junior YouTube, with new episodes ranking number one on the Disney Junior channel. The first six episodes of season one will begin streaming on Disney+ on Wednesday 10 November with new episodes continuing to debut Fridays on Disney Channel and Disney Junior.

Geared to kids aged two to seven and their families, Mickey Mouse Funhouse features Funny, an enchanted talking playhouse voiced by Harvey Guillén (What We Do in the Shadows), who leads the sensational six on magical adventures. The series demonstrates imaginative play and imparts age-appropriate social and emotional lessons about friendship, creativity and ingenuity. Series brand extensions include children’s books, playsets, figures, apparel, plush and home decor, which are currently available at shopDisney.com, Disney store and retailers nationwide.

Disney Junior SVP original programming and GM Joe D’Ambrosia said, “The enduring love for Mickey Mouse and friends continues to be shared from generation to generation, and we are eager to provide more opportunities for preschool audiences and their families to connect with these beloved characters. We look forward to showcasing new fun-filled destinations in season two for young viewers to explore and expand their imaginations.”

The season one guest cast includes John Stamos (Big Shot) as Captain Salty Bones, a pirate captain; Richard Kind (Curb Your Enthusiasm) as Cheezel, another member of the weasel trio; Jaime Camil (Jane the Virgin) as Rocket Mouse, a heroic mouse-stronaut ; and Amanda Seales (Insecure) as Annie, a friendly giant. They join the previously announced Jenifer Lewis (ABC’s black-ish) as Wheezelene, the leader of the troublemaking weasel trio, and Grammy  Award nominee Mickey Guyton as country singer Wanda the Wandrin’ Warbler.

Phil Weinstein is executive producer and supervising director, Thomas Hart is co-executive producer and supervising story editor and Mark Drop is story editor, all from the Emmy Award-nominated Mickey and the Roadster Racers. Emmy Award winner Alan Bodner (Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure) serves as art director, and Steve Walby (Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures) is producer. Beau Black (The Lion Guard) is the series composer and co-writes the original songs with Loren Hoskins  The series is a produced by Disney Television Animation.