When Disney Junior's hit Miles From Tomorrowland returns for a second season this summer, the show will feature some truly galactic guests. Celebrity guest stars for season two include Star Trek: The Next Generation alums: LeVar Burton as Galactic School teacher Dr. Consilium, Whoopi Goldberg as creative tech genius The GameMaster and Jonathan Frakes as Miles’ paternal grandfather. Additionally, Good Morning America chief meteorologist and Dancing with the Stars finalist Ginger Zee voices Dr. Zephyr Skye, Tomorrowland’s leading meteorologist.
The new season finds Miles utilizing his newfound Galactech power mode, which enhances the Callistos’ vehicles, gadgets and space suits, allowing Miles to take on more daring missions with his supercharged Blastboard and robo-ostrich best friend Merc. With these augmented abilities, Miles must take the lead in a variety of challenging adventures including exploring different planets, encountering new aliens and venturing out even further into the universe
The show, which incorporates unique space and science facts into each storyline, has been applauded by esteemed individuals across STEM fields for its role in encouraging kids to further explore their natural curiosity in science, space and technology. Ann Merchant, deputy executive director of Communications at The National Academies of Science says, "We hear over and over again from numerous scientists and engineers about the impact that characters and stories from film and television had on them as children. We think that twenty years from now, Miles from Tomorrowland will be cited as that early source of inspiration for future budding scientists."
Miles from Tomorrowland will kick off its second season Monday, June 20th on Disney Junior.