Joshua Jackson will reprise his role as Charlie Conway and will meet up with Coach Bombay yet again, according to one of his former cast mates.
Marguerite Moreau, who played Connie Moreau in all three Mighty Ducks movies and returned to that role for an episode in Season 1 of Mighty Ducks: Game Changers, said in an interview with Us Weekly that she’s spoken with Jackson and he’s excited to be back in the Mighty Ducks universe.
“I have run into him and he is definitely excited to be part of it when he can and we’ve set it up so that — or they’ve set it up so that — can happen,” she told Us.
Scheduling was a big issue with Season 1, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. Six Ducks appeared in one episode of Season 1, but Jackson wasn’t one of them. A the time of filming, he had recently had a baby with his wife and was also filming the Peacock Series, Dr. Death. He played the lead role in the series.
Charlie Conway wasn’t completely absent in Game Changers, though. During the reunion episode featuring six of other original Mighty Ducks, the former teammates bring up how Bombay seemed be avoiding them in recent years. At this point, Fulton Reed (played by Elden Henson) mentions that maybe Charlie was right.
“He didn’t come because he said it’s not like you’ve been showing up for us lately, so why should he show up?” Reed tells Bombay.
“Charlie said that?” Bombay asks.
While that was the only mention among the 10 episodes, it does provide some context for how Conway could re-enter the scene.
Despite the six ducks making amends with Bombay in the end, it’s likely Conway and Bombay will still be at odds in Season 2.
Conway might not be the only big-name showing up in Season 2. Saturday Night Live star Kenan Thompson is likely to reprise his role as Russ Tyler in Season 2 of the series as well. Creator Steve Brill has mentioned in the past that he’s spoken to Kenan about coming in for at least one episode.
Moreau also mentioned that Connie isn’t quite done yet as well and hinted that we might see her kids with Guy — which were referenced in Season 1 — at some point.
“I don’t think Connie and Guy’s story line is over,” Moreau told Us Weekly. “I mean obviously their children play hockey. Hopefully, we’ve encouraged them in a positive way in sports instead of a negative way, but we’ll have to see.”