Disney princess Rapunzel gets her own Tangled TV show

Disney is turning the fairy tale of the princess with magical hair into a TV series - and Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi are reprising their roles

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Disney’s 2010 film about long-locked princess Rapunzel is getting a sequel in the form of TV show. 

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Mandy Moore, who voiced the imprisoned princess in Tangled, will be reprising her role alongside Zachary Levi, who voiced Rapzunel’s love interest Flynn Ryder, while the film’s songwriters Alan Menken and Glenn Slater are also back on board for the sequel to the hair-raising tale. 

Tangled was based on the German fairytale, and followed the young princess as she left the tower she had been imprisoned in and went on her first adventure, with wanted thief Flynn by her side. 

The story of Rapunzel and Flynn (otherwise known as Eugene) was revisited in short film Tangled Ever After, which saw the pair say ‘I do’. But the new TV series, which will air on the Disney channel, will take up the story at the end of the main movie, as Rapunzel gets to know her parents, her kingdom and her new royal role. 

“Her irrepressible spirit and natural curiosity about the world drives her to the realisation that there is so much more she needs to learn before she can truly accept her royal destiny. She boldly puts her crown and impending marriage on hold to seek out epic adventures, much to the dismay of the King who, after missing out on Rapunzel’s youth, must accept that his daughter is now an independent young woman,” reads the press release. 

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Chameleon Pascal, horse Maximus, and the Snuggly Duckling Pub Thugs are set to make appearances alongside a a new main character called Cassandra – Rapunzel’s handmaiden and confidant.


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