Disney Animation Runs Pickle & Peanut
Posted by Dave Koch on June 23, 2014
Disney Television Animation has announced they have begun production on “Pickle & Peanut,” a buddy-comedy series about two unlikely friends. Scheduled to premiere on Disney XD in fall 2015 premiere, “Pickle & Peanut” will be a hybrid mix of 2-D animation and live-action footage that tell of the adventures of two small-town underdogs who dream up plans to be anything but ordinary. The show’s title characters- an emotional pickle and a freewheeling peanut- are voiced by Jon Heder (“Napoleon Dynamite“) and Johnny Pemberton (“21 Jump Street“), respectively.
The series is created by Noah Z. Jones (“Fish Hooks
“) and developed by Joel Trussell (“Yo Gabba Gabba!
“). The pair will serve as executive producers. Mark Rivers (“Jimmy Kimmel Live!
“) is the story editor.
Eric Coleman, Senior Vice President, Original Series at Disney Television Animation also announced the order of a third season of the Emmy and Annie Award-winning “Mickey Mouse
” cartoon shorts series and a second season order of Craig McCracken’s comedy series “Wander Over Yonder