Loretta Devine, Sheila E., and Misty Copeland have joined the cast of Disney’s upcoming series Eureka!.
The series is set to premiere on June 22 on Disney Junior, with an initial batch of episodes premiering the same day on Disney+.
Here is the official logline for 'Eureka!':
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 new cast members join previously-announced 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.
Devine will voice Eureka’s grandmother, Wanda, Sheila E. will play Rockanne, a dance teacher, and Copeland will voice the character of Yurt, a traveling musician. The cast also includes Ellie Kemper, Jack McBrayer, Ryan Michelle Bathé, and Wendell Pierce in reoccurring roles.
The series creators Emmy Award winner Norton Virgien and award-winning children’s book author/illustrator Niamh Sharkey will also serve as executive producers.