Hamilton Tony Winners Leslie Odom Jr. and Daveed Diggs Set for Apple’s Animated Musical Series

Film & TV News   Hamilton Tony Winners Leslie Odom Jr. and Daveed Diggs Set for Apple’s Animated Musical Series
 
Central Park, picked up for a two-season order, will also feature co-writer Josh Gad, Tituss Burgess, and Kristen Bell.
Leslie Odom Jr. and Daveed Diggs
Leslie Odom Jr. and Daveed Diggs

A host of stage favorites will lend their voices to Central Park, Apple’s first animated show to be announced as part of its upcoming rollout of original series. Among the cast are Hamilton Tony Award winners Leslie Odom Jr. and Daveed Diggs, as well as Tony nominee Josh Gad and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Emmy nominee Tituss Burgess.

Central Park has received an order for two 13-episode seasons, according to Variety, and will also feature Kristen Bell, Stanley Tucci, and Kathryn Hahn. Bob’s Burgers creator Loren Bouchard and Gad, who both executive produce, will pen the series with Nora Smith.

The show, developed with 20th Century Fox Television, will follow a group of Central Park caretakers who rally to save the park.

Further information, including a production and premiere timeline and platform for Apple’s content, has yet to be announced.

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