The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers season 1 has ended, but what’s in store for the future? Here’s what we know about the potential season 2.
The debut installment of The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers has come to an end, and here’s what to know about season 2, including the renewal status, release date, cast possibilities, and story details. Based on the original Mighty Ducks movie trilogy, Game Changers serves as a follow-up by franchise creator Steve Brill. Though familiar faces appear in the Disney+ show, most prominently Gordon Bombay (Emilio Estevez), the story surrounds a new team of misfits.
The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers travel back to Minnesota, where the Mighty Ducks junior hockey team is now the organization the other teams love to hate. The team has greatly changed since Coach Bombay left, but not for the better when prioritizing the fun of playing hockey. When Evan Marrow (Brady Noon) gets cut from the Ducks, he turns to his mom, Alex (Lauren Graham), for help starting a new team. With guidance from Bombay, the Don’t Bothers team transform into a group capable of playing against the toughest of opponents.
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Not only was Disney+ hoping to appeal to fans of The Mighty Ducks movies, but the streamer had goals of attracting a new generation of viewers. Since the story caters to viewers of all ages, there’s plenty of potential to build on the new series while incorporating some nostalgic aspects. So what can be expected from Game Changers season 2?
Mighty Ducks: Game Changers Season 2 Renewal
The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers hasn’t been renewed for season 2 just yet. That said, it looks extremely likely Disney+ will order another installment based on the favorable reviews from critics and viewers. While the streamer has given advanced renewals to shows like The Mandalorian, it’s understandable that there’s more caution with other original programming. The future of Game Changers will surely be decided in the coming weeks or months.
Mighty Ducks: Game Changers Season 2 Release Date Info
Without a renewal, it’s impossible to predict a release date for The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers season 2. Filming for the first season was meant to happen between February and June 2020 before COVID-19 delayed production. The filming didn’t finish up until December, but the good news was that the show debuted just three months later. If the show could get renewed quickly, with filming occurring by the end of the year, season 2 could plausibly arrive in the spring of 2022.
Mighty Ducks: Game Changers Season 2 Cast
If The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers does get a season 2, viewers can expect much of the cast to return. Lauren Graham and Brady Noon would surely come back as mother-son duo Alex and Evan Marrow. It also wouldn’t be a Mighty Ducks tale without Emilio Estevez as Gordon Bombay. As for the rest of the young cast, the show would undoubtedly bring back the majority of young players, especially core figures like Nick (Maxwell Simkins), Sofi (Swayam Bhatia), Koob (Luke Islam), and Logan (Kiefer O’Reilly). Based on The Mighty Ducks movie reunion featured in episode 6, it’s safe to assume more characters from the film series to appear in future seasons, especially Joshua Jackson’s Charlie Conway.
Mighty Ducks: Game Changers Season 2 Story Details
Though Game Changers featured a satisfying ending to season 1, there are plenty of areas to explore for season 2. The Don’t Bothers didn’t get a chance to compete in the championship despite making it to the finals, but the team received a chance to play against the Mighty Ducks in the end. As a side bet, the Don’t Bothers played their rivals at their home rink, claiming the Mighty Ducks’ name as part of their win.
Rather than the current purple color scheme, Coach Bombay will return to the team’s roots with the original green and yellow look. The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers season 2 could follow the team as the league’s new powerhouse while keeping their fun-focused mentality in place. Like D2: The Mighty Ducks, maybe the former Don’t Bothers could take their game to a new level by playing in a tournament against international opponents.
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