On Friday night the Disney Channel announced that the popular Descendents movies would be getting a third installment. The announcement was made during its new movie, ZOMBIES, and hinted at what is to come in Descendents 3. The announcement was made in a teaser that features Mal (Dove Cameron), daughter of Maleficent, cautiously moving through a forest before hinting that her father could be on his way. Watch the teaser here:
The cast will include Dove Cameron as Mal, Cameron Boyce as Carlos, Sofia Carson as Evie, Booboo Stewart as Jay, Mitchell Hope as King Ben and China Anne McClain as Uma. The Disney Channel promises to announce more of the cast in the future.
“By adding a modern twist to Disney’s most treasured heritage properties, the world of ‘Descendants’ has become an instant classic. We’re thrilled that the creative team that conceived and launched this global phenomenon is back to dive deeper into these characters and the imaginative world from which they come.” said, Gary Marsh, president and chief creative officer, Disney Channels Worldwide.
Sara Parriott and Josann McGibbon (The Starter Wife, Runaway Bride, Descendants, Descendants 2), who won a 2016 Writers Guild Award for Descendants, will again serve as writers for Descendents 3. They will also serve as executive producers. Kara Saun (Descendants, Descendants 2, Project Runway) is returning as the costume designer with Mark Hofeling (Descendants, Descendants 2, High School Musical, ZOMBIES) as the production designer. Shown Williamson (Descendants 2, Adventures in Babysitting) is the producer. More news on who will be a part of the creative team will be released at a later time.
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