So a new adaptation for children is making its way for the Disney+ catalog this year. Previously helmed by Hulu, The Mysterious Benedict Society aims to make its presence felt on Disney+ now. Taking inspiration from the popular and award-winning book series by Trenton Lee Stewart going by the same name. The Mysterious Benedict Society promises to bring a new magical adventure. So far, creators Matt Manfredi and Phil Hay have spoken highly of the show and its new home. They believe Disney+ is a great place to be, and the team of the 20th century, Hulu promises a fun ride in turn.
The Mysterious Benedict Society has dropped the official trailer and much-needed releasing details so far. Here we are breaking down everything we know about the show and what we can expect from it as the release date for the show closes. Darren Swimmer and Todd Slavkin serve as the showrunners for the series. It is being produced by Jamie Tarses, Karen Kehela Sherwood, and Sonar Entertainment. The show stars Emmy award-winning Tony Hale from Arrested Development. He picks up the role of the titular character and his nemesis twin brother as well. So far, the show gives us the vibes which The Series Of Unfortunate Events gave. Anyway, with no further adieu, let’s begin.
The Mysterious Benedict Society Release Date
The Mysterious Benedict Society is releasing on June 25, 2021, with the first two episodes and will be available to stream on Disney+. To watch, all you need is a Disney+ account. Then you can choose from the plans Dinsey+ has to offer. These plans include a monthly plan costing around $6.99/month and a yearly plan for around $69.99/year. A total of eight episodes will be coming to finish the first season run of the show. Following the first two episodes, the series will take a one week break and return with new episodes every Friday starting from 9 July 2021, with the final episode releasing on the 13th of August 2021
The Mysterious Benedict Society Plot – What Is The New Show All About?
While avid readers might already know what The Mysterious Benedict Society and Trenton Lee Stewart’s stories are all about. Here is a cue for the non-readers who are about to meet the character and his mysterious society. So basically, The Mysterious Benedict Society follows the story of four orphans handpicked by Mr. Benedict himself to a boarding school known as The Institute. Each kid comes with a special unique set of skills. Their mission is to stop the nefarious plot that can cause a global catastrophe called the Emergency. Amidst this, the kids work towards getting to know each other and form an inseparable bond required to beat the headmaster Dr. Curtain who is behind this future destruction.
The Official trailer of The Mysterious Benedict Society gives us a glimpse of how the Disney+ adaptation of the book looks like. We see a minor glimpse of the orphans and how secretive the place is. Plus we see the students trying to crack the different tasks before being picked up by Benedict himself. Soon we also get our first glimpse at Tony Hale helming the show as Mr. Benedict. We see him trying to break down common things in the kids and how their being together makes them immensely powerful. All in going up against a sinister X force brainwashing everyone, which is none other than Benedict’s twin brother. Check out the official trailer for The Mysterious Benedict Society below.
The Mysterious Benedict Society Cast
Emmy Award-Winning Tony Hale helms the crown of the titular character Mr. Benedict leading the cast of The Mysterious Benedict Society. Hale will also play the role of his sinister twin. Joining Hale would be the four children who Benedict will train for the coming disaster. Mystic Inscho leads the children as Reynie Muldoon, who is always known to head for the right decisions. Emmy DeOliveira joins the show as athletic Kate Weatherall with Seth Carr as the anxious George “Sticky” Washington and Marta Kessler as Constance Contraire. The rest of the supporting cast of The Mysterious Benedict Society is led by Kristen Schaal as Number Two, Ryan Hurst as Milligan, MaameYaa Boafo as Rhonda, and Gia Sandhu, as Ms. Perumal.