[05/20/21 - 06:40 AM] Discover the Magical World of the Disney+ Original Series "The Mysterious Benedict Society" Based on the best-selling book series by Trenton Lee Stewart, the show follows four gifted orphans who are recruited by the eccentric Mr. Benedict (Tony Hale) to save the world.
[via press release from Disney+]
Discover The Magical World Of The Disney+ Original Series "The Mysterious Benedict Society"
Trailer and Key Art Now Available
Emmy(R) Award-winner Tony Hale Stars in the 8 Episode Series Premiering Friday, June 25 on Disney+
BURBANK, Calif. (May 20, 2021) - Kicking off National Streaming Day, Disney+ released the trailer and key art for its upcoming original series "The Mysterious Benedict Society'' today. Based on the best-selling book series by Trenton Lee Stewart, the show follows four gifted orphans who are recruited by the eccentric Mr. Benedict (Tony Hale) to save the world.
After winning a scholarship competition, four gifted orphans are recruited by the peculiar Mr. Benedict for a dangerous mission to save the world from a global crisis known as The Emergency. Reynie, Sticky, Kate, and Constance must infiltrate the mysterious L.I.V.E. Institute to discover the truth behind the crisis. When the headmaster, the sophisticated Dr. Curtain appears to be behind this worldwide panic, the kids of "The Mysterious Benedict Society" must devise a plan to defeat him.
"The Mysterious Benedict Society" stars Tony Hale, Kristen Schaal, Ryan Hurst, MaameYaa Boafo, Gia Sandhu, Seth Carr, Emmy DeOliveira, Mystic Inscho and Marta Kessler.
The series is executive produced by Sonar Entertainment, 20th Television, Jamie Tarses, Karen Kehela Sherwood, Deepak Nayar, James Bobin, Matt Manfredi (writer/creator) and Phil Hay (writer/creator). Showrunners for the series are Darren Swimmer and Todd Slavkin.
Throughout National Streaming Day, Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ will be releasing new assets from some of the streaming service's exciting upcoming summer releases.
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