Disney has released the first trailer for ‘The Descendants,” a new tv-movie that is set to start later this summer on the Disney Channel. If you missed the premiere of the trailer earlier this evening, you can catch the video below.
The new tv-movie has been generating quite a bit of buzz, centered around the now-teenaged children of some of Disney’s most notorious villains. The young all-star lineup is some of the brightest in the business, with Kristin Chenoweth leading the pack as the mother of Dove Cameron.
The first trailer for the series was released earlier today, it was shown for the first time during the airing of the Radio Disney Music Awards on television before hitting YouTube.
Starring in the series are Mal (Dove Cameron), fans may know Cameron from the hit Disney Channel series “Liv and Maddie,” she will play plays Chenoweth’s daughter. Evie (Sofia Carson), Carlos (Cameron Boyce) and Jay (Booboo Stewart) — the children of Maleficent (Kristin Chenoweth), the Evil Queen (Kathy Najimy), Cruella de Vil (Wendy Raquel Robinson) and Jafar (Maz Jobrani).
Directing the film is Kenny Ortega (“High School Musical”) she is also set to choreograph the pieces as well. Ortega is also an executive producer for the TV movie. The project is set to premiere this summer on the Disney Channel.