Vampirina, airing on Disney Junior BT Channel 481 is about a little girl who just wants to fit in and make friends when her family move to a new city.
But things might be a little harder for poor Vampirina, as not only have her family just relocated from Transylvania to Pennsylvania, US, but they also just so happen to be a vampire family.
New to the human world, Vampirina and her family are determined to fit in, but still want to keep hold of their spooky heritage.
Each episode features two 11-minute stories and Broadway inspired original songs.
Who is in Vampirina?
Vampirina is voiced by some major Hollywood actors. These include:
Isabella voices the central character – Vampirina herself. She may be just 12 years old but Isabella Crovetti, also known as Isabella Cramp, has already made quite a name for himself in television. Beginning her acting career at the tender age of five years old, she played Abby Weaver in ABC’s sitcom The Neighbours from 2012-2014 for which she won two Young Artist Awards. She’s also appeared in Enlightened, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Happy Endings and CSI: Miami.
James Van Der Beek
In Vampirina James Van Der Beek voices Vampirina’s dad, Boris Hauntley. James famously starred in Dawson’s Creek as the lead character Dawson Leery from 1998-2003. He’s also appeared in major movies including Varsity Blues and Laws of Attraction and most recently played FBI Special Agent Elijah Mundo in CSI: Cyber.
Lauren Graham voices Vampirina’s mum, Oxana Hauntley. Graham is best known for her starring role in mother-daughter drama series Gilmore Girls as Lorelei Gilmore from 2000 to 2007 and then in its Netflix miniseries revival in 2016. Her next major TV role was as Sarah Braverman in the NBC drama Parenthood from 2010 to 2015. She has also starred in many major movies including Sweet November, Bad Santa, Because I Said So and Evan Almighty.
Wanda Sykes voices Gregoria, a gargoyle that lives within the family’s house. A famous stand-up comic, she has also appeared in television shows such as Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Chris Rock Show, The Drew Carey Show, Wanda at Large and House of Lies. She has also appeared in movies such as Snatched, Bad Moms, Evan Almighty and Monster-in-Law.
Mitchell Whitfield voices Demi, the family’s playful but friendly house ghost. Mitchell famously played the character Barry Farber in Friends, Stan Rothenstein in Oscar-winning movie My Cousin Vinny and most recently voices both Greylock and Goo in Disney’s hit cartoon series Sofia the First.