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[10/28/21 - 09:31 AM]
Disney Junior Greenlights "Firebuds," From Creator and Executive Producer Craig Gerber, About a Team of Young First Responders and Their Talking Vehicles, Set to Premiere in 2022
This is Gerber's first series to debut under his Disney Branded Television overall development deal with his new production banner, Electric Emu.







FIREBUDS (DISNEY JUNIOR)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
10/28/21
STATUS:
currently in development (2022-2023 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from Disney Channel's press release, October 2021) Disney Junior has ordered the new animated comedy-adventure "Firebuds," from Emmy(R) Award-winning creator and executive producer Craig Gerber (Disney's "Elena of Avalor" and "Sofia the First"). Slated to premiere on Disney Junior and Disney+ in 2022, the music-filled series follows a team of young kids who are the children of first responders, and their talking vehicle sidekicks, as they embark on adventures together and learn what it truly means to be a hero. This is Gerber's first series to debut under his Disney Branded Television overall development deal with his new production banner, Electric Emu. Gerber also has a second project in development with Kris Wimberly, who worked with him on "Elena of Avalor" and is also a director on "Firebuds." Created by Wimberly, the series follows a time-traveling treasure hunter and will be executive-produced by both Wimberly and Gerber.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Caleb Paddock as Piston
· Declan Whaley as Bo
· JeCobi Swain as Jayden
· Lily Sanfelippo as Axl
· Terrence Little Gardenhigh as Flash
· Vivian Vencer as Violet
CREW INFORMATION:
· Craig Gerber as CRTR/EP
· Craig Simpson as PROD
· Kris Wimberly as EP
· Rob Pratt as SD
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Disney Branded Television
· Electric Emu