Disney Channel has revealed a new trailer and set photos from its upcoming telefilm “Descendants.” Check them out below!
In a present day idyllic kingdom, Disney’s “Descendants” follows the benevolent teenaged son of the King and Queen (Beast and Belle from Disney?’s iconic Beauty and the Beast), who is poised to take the throne. His first proclamation: offer a chance at redemption to the trouble-making offspring of Cruella De Vil, Maleficent, the Evil Queen and Jafar who have been imprisoned on a forbidden island with all the other villains, sidekicks, evil step-mothers and step-sisters. These villainous descendants (Carlos, Mal, Evvie and Jay, respectively) are allowed into the kingdom to attend prep school alongside the offspring of iconic Disney heroes including Fairy Godmother, Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel and Mulan. However, the evil teens face a dilemma. Should they follow in their nefarious parents? footsteps and help all the villains regain power or embrace their innate goodness and save the kingdom?
“High School Musical” helmer Kenny Ortega directs “Descendants,” which was written by “The Starter Wife” creators Josann McGibbon and Sara Parriott with “High School Musical‘s” Mark Hofeling tackling the production design and Karen Saun (“Project Runway”) providing the wardrobe design.
“Descendants” premieres this summer on Disney Channel U.S., followed by Disney Channels around the world.