Tangled, the hit 2010 Disney film which re-envisions the fairytale of Rapunzel, will be made into an animated series. The new animated series will be aired on ABC’s The Disney Channel, the network announced on Wednesday (3rd June).

Mandy MooreMandy Moore will be reprising her voice role as Rapunzel in the upcoming series of Tangled.

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Two actors who provided their voices for the film, Mandy Moore and Zacahary Levi have signed on to the series to reprise their roles. Moore voiced Rapunzel and Zachary Levi lent his voice for the role of Eugene Fitzherbert AKA Flynn Rider.  It has not yet been announced if any of the other actors who voiced other characters in the film will be returning for the series. 

Despite its release five years ago, Tangled has continued to be popular with children of all ages. The film was so popular a short animated film, Tangled Ever After, was made to be shown in cinemas before the 3D re-release of Beauty and the Beast. The upcoming series will reportedly take place after the movie but before the short animated film. The series will centre on Rapunzel as she gradually gets used to being around her family and being Princess of the Kingdom of Corona. 

According to the press release (via EW): Rapunzel’s ‘irrepressible spirit and natural curiosity about the world drives her to the realization that there is so much more she needs to learn before she can truly accept her royal destiny. She boldly puts her crown and impending marriage on hold to seek out epic adventures, much to the dismay of the King who, after missing out on Rapunzel’s youth, must accept that his daughter is now an independent young woman.’

The series also promises to have music elements with the film’s composers, composer Alan Menken and lyricist Glenn Slater, returning to write new songs. 

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