The Rugrats are crawling back to television just ahead of Memorial Day Weekend.
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Paramount+ has set a Thursday, May 27 premiere date for the Nicktoon’s CG-animated revival. The date was confirmed in a sizzle reel for the recently rebranded streaming service (fka CBS All Access), which features new footage of Tommy Pickles and his menacing cousin Angelica.
As previously reported, original voice actors E.G. Daily (Tommy), Nancy Cartwright (Chuckie), Cheryl Chase (Angelica), Cree Summer (Susie) and Kath Soucie (Phil and Lil) will reprise their iconic roles. New cast additions include Veep trio Tony Hale, Anna Chlumsky and Timothy Simons, who are set to voice Chuckie’s father Chas, and Angelica’s ‘rents Charlotte and Drew, respectively.
Additional newbies include Ashley Rae Spillers (Vice Principals) as Tommy’s mother Didi; Tommy Dewey (Casual) as Tommy’s father Stu; Natalie Morales (Dead to Me) as Phil and Lil’s mother Betty; Nicole Byer (Nailed It!) as Susie’s mother Lucy; Omar Miller (The Unicorn) as Susie’s father Randy; and Michael McKean (Better Call Saul) as Grandpa Lou Pickles.
“This incredibly talented group of actors provides a fresh and very funny take on these iconic roles, combining humor with heart to bring the characters to life in a whole new way,” Liz Paulson, Senior VP of Talent and Casting at Nickelodeon, said in a previous statement. Added Ramsey Naito, President of Nickelodeon Animation, “The all-new Rugrats is packed with comedy, music and adventures that only babies can embark upon, and the role of the grown-ups is an essential piece of the series.”
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