"Smash" Stars Megan Hilty and Christian Borle Will Voice Characters in Disney Junior Film "Lucky Duck"
04 Oct 2013
"Smash" stars Megan Hilty and Christian Borle will lend their voices to the Disney Junior movie "Lucky Duck," according to TheWrap.com.
The first original movie presented by the Disney Junior network will also feature Tom Cavanagh (Urinetown, "Royal Pains").
"Lucky Duck," which will premiere in summer 2014, is written by Michael G. Stern ("Imagination Movers") and will be directed by Don Kim ("The Adventures of Chuck and Friends"). Rick Garcia and William Malpede ("Rango") will compose the film's music.
The film, according to TheWrap.com, concerns "a plucky rubber ducky named Lucky (voiced by Borle) who, after accidentally being tossed off a cargo ship, sets off in search of the perfect home. Along the way, he teams with a group of misfit tub toys including a sassy hippo, Flo (Hilty), and an apprehensive turtle named Snap (Cavanaugh)."
Hilty's stage work includes 9 to 5and Wicked. Along with "Smash," her TV credits include "Sean Saves the World," and her film work includes "Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return."
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.