In a new announcement on Thursday, Disney has announced that Niki Matoussas, a former model and actor, will play the lead in a new animated series called “Polar Bears.”
“I’m so thrilled to have been selected to play this amazing character,” said Matous.
“Pelicans is one of my favorite Disney characters.
She is such a great friend to my daughter, who will grow up to be a fantastic ambassador for the world of animation.
I’m looking forward to working with her on the show, and I hope everyone enjoys it.”
The series will be produced by Disney Channel, which will also be producing an episode titled “The Polar Bears.”
The cast of “PELISTS” will include:Catherine O’Hara (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Sarah Paulson (Frozen), and Zachary Levi (American Idol)Produced by the studio behind the animated hit “Penguin” and “Pixar,” the animated series will premiere on Disney Channel in 2018.