Longtime Disney Imagineer Kim Irvine will be appearing in the “Muppets Haunted Mansion” Halloween special coming to Disney+ this fall. D23 made the announcement on their Twitter account which you can see below:
JUST REVEALED: Kim Irvine (Executive Creative Director, Walt Disney Imagineering) is having a ball with her cameo appearance in #MuppetHauntedMansion as the Haunted Mansion Maid 🔮 The Muppets’ first-ever Halloween special starts streaming October 8 on @DisneyPlus #Hallowstream pic.twitter.com/LgBJHVvy64
— Disney D23 (@DisneyD23) September 15, 2021
Irvine is an Executive Creative Director at Walt Disney Imagineering and recently appeared in the six-part Disney+ docuseries, The Imagineering Story.
She joins the growing list of celebrities who have been confirmed to appear in the special including Chrissy Metz (This is Us), Jeannie Mai (How Do I Look?), Alfonso Ribeiro (Fresh Prince of Bel Air), Sasheer Zamata (I Feel Pretty), Danny Trejo (Machete), Skai Jackson (Jessie), Pat Sajak (Wheel of Fortune), Geoff Keighley (The Game Awards), Justina Machado (Elena of Avalor), Craig Robinson (The Office), Edward Asner (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, ), Yvette Nicole Brown (Big Shots) and Darren Criss (American Crime Story).
The “Muppets Haunted Mansion” Halloween special will premiere on Friday, October 8th during Disney+’s Hallowstream event this year.
The Great Gonzo – world famous daredevil artiste, has done it all, seen it all, and survived it all. But on Halloween night, the fearless Gonzo takes on the greatest challenge of his life by spending one very daring night in the most grim grinning place on Earth …The Haunted Mansion.
This marks the Muppets’ first-ever Halloween special and features three new original songs, “Rest In Peace,” “Life Hereafter” and “Tie The Knot Tango”, a star-studded Muppets cast, celebrity cameos, and spooky fun for families to enjoy together.
Inspired by all four of the iconic Disney Haunted Mansion attractions located across the globe at various Disney Parks, the “Muppets Haunted Mansion” includes many hidden easter eggs for Disney fans and “Muppet-ized” sets and props that help immerse viewers in the storytelling experience.
Bill Barretta, Andrew Williams, David Lightboy and Leigh Slaughter serve as Executive Producers and Kirk R. Thatcher is Director.