Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi will be joined by fellow “Tangled” veterans Jeffrey Tambor, Paul F. Tompkins and M.C. Gainey in the new Disney Channel spinoff series “Tangled: Before Ever After.”
The three will reprise their movie role as Big Nose, Shorty and Captain of the Guards, respectively.
Disney Channel also announced the addition of Ashley Judd as Rapunzel’s mother Queen Arianna; Broadway actress Eden Espinosa (“Wicked”) as Rapunzel’s handmaiden and confidant, Cassandra; comedian Jeff Ross (“The Wedding Ringer”) as Hook Hand’s brother Hook Foot; and Richard Kind (“Inside Out”) as Uncle Monty.
Also joining the cast are: Sean Hayes (“Will & Grace”) as Pete the Guard; Peter MacNicol (“Ally McBeal”) as Nigel the Advisor; Clancy Brown (“The Shawshank Redemption”) as Rapunzel’s father King Frederic; Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (“Lost”) as blacksmith Xavier; Diedrich Bader (“The Drew Carey Show”) as Stan the Guard; Charles Halford (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) as Pub Thug Vladimir; Steve Blum (“Star Wars Rebels”) as Pub Thug Attila Buckethead; James Monroe Iglehart (Broadway’s “Aladdin”) as Eugene’s friend Lance Strongbow; Jeremy Jordan (“Supergirl”) as teen alchemist Varian; and Jonathan Banks (“Breaking Bad”) as Quirin, Varian’s father.
Announced in June, the series is set between the events of the 2010 feature film and the 2012 short “Tangled Ever After.” “Tangled: Before Ever After” is set to premiere next year.