USA PREMIERE: David Tennant Returns As Dread The Genie In New 'Jake' Episode
David Tennant is back as Dread the Evil Genie makes a return to the Disney animated series Jake And The Never Land Pirates. A brand new episode, Dread The Pharoah! premieres in the USA on Monday 7th March. The popular pre-school show is set in the world of Disney's Peter Pan and follows the adventures of a young pirate and his friends as they try to outwit Captain Hook and his crew. David Tennant first appeared as Dread last year when the villainous genie tried to steal the magical powers of Pip the Pirate Genie, but was defeated and trapped inside a bottle.
Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Dread the Pharaoh!
Monday 7th March 8:00 – 8:30am ET/PT
When ex-genie Dread is freed from his bottle, he tries to regain his magical powers. David Tennant (“Doctor Who”) and Aasif Mandvi (“The Daily Show”) recur as Dread and Pirate Pharaoh respectively, joining regular cast members Sean Ryan Fox, Megan Richie, Jadon Sand and David Arquette.
The episode is repeated at 8.00pm ET on Disney Junior the same day.