Disney Channel Orders Animated Series ‘The Curse of Molly McGee’; Toon Studio Inks Several Overall Deals

Disney Channel has greenlighted The Curse of Molly McGee, an animated buddy comedy series about a tween optimist and grumpy ghost from the Emmy-winning duo behind The Penguins of Madagascar.

The series from Disney Television Animation follows the adventures of Molly, who lives to make the world a better place, and Scratch, whose joy comes from spreading misery. When one of Scratch’s spells backfires, he finds himself forever cursed in Molly’s presence.

The Curse of Molly McGee is executive produced by Bill Motz and Bob Roth, former EPs of Disney Xd’s Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, along with Emmy winner Steve Loter. No cast was announced.

Disney Channel also said today that it signed a number of toon creators and artists to overall development deals. Among them are Bruce Smith (The Proud Family), Jeff Howard (Planes), Kate Kondell (The Pirate Fairy

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