LOS ANGELES — “Hamster & Gretel” is an animated collection that follows a younger woman named Gretel and her pet hamster who’ve superpowers and struggle crime. Her brother, Kevin and her household are there to help her as she retains her metropolis protected.
The present was created by Dan Povenmire, who additionally introduced us the long-running animated collection, “Phineas and Ferb.”
“I like my character. I really feel like she jogs my memory of myself, very hyper, very annoying, form of a brat,” laughed Meli Povenmire, Dan Povenmire’s daughter who voices Gretel.
“It has been a lot enjoyable and he or she could be very humorous, since she was born, mainly,” Dan Povenmire mentioned about his daughter.
However there’s extra to this cartoon than simply crime preventing, in keeping with Michael Cimino, who voices Kevin.
“I feel this present reveals lots of household dynamic. Typically household dynamics are arduous to navigate and I really feel this present undoubtedly teaches that,” Cimino mentioned.
This household occurs to be of Venezuelan descent and Carolina Ravassa, who performs Gretel and Kevin’s mother, is all for it.
“Displaying a multicultural household in animation is absolutely particular for me. I grew up in a family the place we spoke English and Spanish,” Ravassa mentioned.
And as we have a good time Hispanic Heritage Month, “Hamster & Gretel” is exhibiting the way it represents its Venezuelan tradition in each episode.
Author Joanna Hausmann mentioned, “We have been capable of incorporate our Venezuelan tradition in a method that feels pure and genuine and actual.”
Carolina agreed and mentioned, “To see it on a Disney present is absolutely cool. The present could be very particular about Venezuelan tradition and I’m honored to play a Venezuelan mom.”
“Hamster & Gretel” airs Saturday mornings at 9:30 a.m. on Disney Channel.
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