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Mo Ismail Makes Disney History in African-Inspired Series 'Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire'



Johannesburg, South Africa - Disney+ is set to make history with its first-ever African-inspired animation series, "Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire," a ten-part collection of premium original animated short films, exclusively on Disney+. The series is set to premiere later this year, and fans are already excited to witness the unique style and vision from creators across Africa.


"Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire" is a revolutionary series that offers a glimpse into the creative minds of African animators, showcasing Africa's rich culture and promoting diversity in the animated media industry. The series explores themes of courage, friendship, and self-discovery, set in a fictional African kingdom, with Mo Ismail, an accomplished Egyptian-American actor, set to voice an original Disney character in English.


Mo Ismail expressed his excitement to be part of this groundbreaking new series, stating "This is a dream come true. We all grew up watching various cartoons, but Disney has always been iconic, and I commend them for finally spotlighting our beautiful continent and the various stories from every corner." Mo Ismail's involvement in "Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire" is a testament to his talent and success as an actor.




"Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire" is a representation of African stories and culture that have been largely overlooked in the global animation industry. The series presents ten futuristic visions from Africa, inspired by the continent's diverse histories and cultures, and a new generation of animation creators draw on uniquely African perspectives to imagine brave new worlds of advanced technology, aliens, spirits, and monsters.


The premiere of "Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire" in 2023 will mark a significant milestone for Disney and its fans. Disney animation series have a huge following and are popular with children and adults alike. This new series is expected to be a hit and is sure to captivate audiences with its engaging story, stunning animation, and representation of diverse cultures.

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About Disney+:

Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic, along with The Simpsons and much more. In select international markets, it also includes the general entertainment content brand, Star. The flagship direct-to-consumer streaming service from The Walt Disney Company, Disney+ offers an ever-growing collection of exclusive originals, including feature-length films, documentaries, live-action and animated series, and short-form content. With unprecedented access to Disney’s long history of incredible film and television entertainment, Disney+ is also the exclusive streaming home for the newest releases from The Walt Disney Studios. Disney+ is available as a standalone streaming service, as part of the Disney Bundle in the U.S. that gives subscribers access to Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+, or as part of Combo+ in Latin America with Star+, the standalone general entertainment and sports streaming service in the region. For more, visit disneyplus.com, or find the Disney+ app on most mobile and connected TV devices.

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Media Contacts:

Disney+ Media Relations

Luane Lavery


Jared Stokes

Mo Ismail: mo@mo2.ae



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