Catherine Tate joins cast of DuckTales...

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WARNING!  THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS TO DUCKTALES EPISODE 4 - THE BEAGLE BIRTHDAY MASSACRE

So, in all the promotional material for the new DuckTales series, we never saw Magica De Spell.   It seemed like the writers were suggesting that we would not see Magica until season 2. I will admit, I was kind of disappointed.  Magica was always one of the best parts of the original DuckTales series and the comics.  \

As a result, I didn't see the plot twist at the end of Episode 4 coming...it was revealed that Webby's new friend, Lena, is Magica's niece and she was tasked by Aunt Magica with infiltrating the McDuck family.

Since the cat was out of the bag on Magica, this week Disney finally announced who the voice of Magica would be.  CATHERINE TATE!  Catherine Tate is a brilliant British comedian who has worked with David Tennant (Uncle Scrooge) before on Doctor Who, The Catherine Tate Show, and Much Ado About Nothing.  She is a terrific choice for Magica!  We got a clip from this week's episode "Terror of the Terra-firmians!" featuring Magica: