Summer just got a whole lot hotter with the news that Disney’s global hit, Descendants will have a sequel, Descendants 2: Greenlit.
Even more exciting is that Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Booboo Stewart, Sofia Carson and Mitchell Hope are all set to reprise their starring roles.
PLUS, China Ann McClain is set to join the cast as Ursula’s daughter, Uma.
Casting will be announced soon for additional new characters including the progeny of villains Captain Hook and Gaston.
The imaginative story about the teenage sons and daughters of Disney’s most infamous villains will continue in “Descendants 2,” a Disney Channel Original Movie set to begin production this summer for a 2017 premiere, it was announced by Gary Marsh, president and chief creative officer, Disney Channels Worldwide.
Marsh said, “Just when you thought ‘Happily Ever After’ had come to the land of Auradon, ‘Descendants 2’ turns the page to reveal a whole new level of mystery and surprise.”
It is the highly anticipated sequel to “Descendants,” the No. 1 cable television movie of 2015 and the fifth highest-rated original movie ever on U.S. cable TV in Total Viewers. It is also the No. 1 Disney Channel Original Movie ever among kids in France, Netherlands, Belgium (south), Portugal, South Africa and Spain. In Italy, it is the No. 1 Disney Channel Original Movie ever among girls.
Emmy Award-winning director Kenny Ortega (“Descendants,” “High School Musical” movies, 2016’s “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”) will return as director, executive producer and choreographer.
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