Loretta Devine & More Join Cast of Disney’s Eureka
Disney’s Eureka has added Loretta Devine, Misty Copeland, Sheila E!, Wendell Pierce, and Ryan Michelle Bathe to guest starring roles in their upcoming television series that premieres June 22nd on the network.
Devine will voice the grandmother, Wanda, while Sheila E. and Copeland will voice the characters of Yurt, a traveling musician, and Rockanne, a dance teacher, respectively. Ryan Michelle Bathé will portray Eureka’s friend Barry’s mom, Sierra; and Wendell Pierce as Barry’s father, Cliff.
Set in the fantastical prehistoric world of Rocky Falls, “Eureka!” follows the story of Eureka, a young girl inventor who is way ahead of her time. She designs inventions and contraptions in the hopes of making the world a better place and moving her prehistoric community into a more modern era. The series stars Ruth Righi as Eureka, Renée Elise Goldsberry and Lil Rel Howery as Eureka’s parents, Roxy and Rollo, and Javier Muñoz as her teacher, Ohm.
The series is set to premiere WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, at 7:30 p.m. EDT/PDT on Disney Junior. An initial batch of episodes will also premiere the same day on on-demand platforms and streaming on Disney+.