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[17 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s ‘Descendants’ to Premiere Friday, July 31 on Disney Channel

The all-new made-for-television movie, Descendants, is set to premiere on Disney Channel on Friday, July 31.
This show tells the stories of the teenage sons and daughters of Disney’s most infamous villains in a contemporary musical story about the challenges of living up to what your parents and peers expect.
And it’s all done with a nod to traditional fairy tales.
The cast of Descendants includes Dove Cameron, BooBoo Stewart, Cameron Boyce, Mitchell Hope, Kathy Najimy, and Kristen Chenoweth.
Emmy Award winner Kenny Ortega (High School Musical) directed, choreographed, and executive produced Descendants.
The story …

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[16 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Channel Announces Casting for ‘Descendants,’ a New Original Movie Focusing on the Children of Disney Villains

Have you ever wondered what kind of kids Jafar, Maleficent, or the Evil Queen might have raised? Wonder no more as the Disney Channel just announced a contemporary, live-action adventure-comedy that answers that question.
The original movie – slated for release in 2015 – is aptly title Descendants and it taps into Disney’s “heritage characters,” the kids of the most evil villains.
The movie is set in the present day in an “idyllic kingdom” ruled by Belle and Beast. Their teenaged son is poised to take the throne and his first royal …