Are you as excited as we are for the new Descendants 2 movie? My girls are IN LOVE with Descendants. From costumes to dolls and accessories, the dvd and soundtrack and home goods, our house is filled with items featuring the Villain Kids. Since mere days after the the first movie, my daughters have been asking for a second Descendants movie. They're getting their wish this summer.
The special 2-hour telecast Disney Channel Presents the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards on Sunday, April 30 at 7–9 p.m. ET/PT will include two big debuts from the highly anticipated Descendants 2—the exclusive world premiere of the “WAYS TO BE WICKED” music video and the movie's must-see TRAILER DEBUT. “Descendants 2” stars including Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Sofia Carson, Booboo Stewart, and China Anne McClain will all make appearances during the award show.
Descendants 2 premieres Friday, July 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on five networks: Disney Channel, ABC, Freeform, Disney XD and Lifetime!
Descendants 2 Trailer
“Ways to Be Wicked” Music Video
About “Ways to Be Wicked”
“Ways to Be Wicked” is the high-energy pop rock anthem performed by our Villain Kids (aka the VKs) – Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Sofia Carson and Booboo Stewart, which opens the movie Descendants 2. The song is produced by Sam Hollander and Josh Edmondson who wrote the song with Grant Michaels and Charity Daw. “Ways to Be Wicked” is the FIRST music number released from the movie.
About Descendants 2
Descendants 2 will premiere in an unprecedented, far-reaching programming event featuring a simultaneous premiere across five networks within the Disney|ABC Television Group including Disney Channel, ABC, Disney XD, Freeform and Lifetime on FRIDAY, JULY 21 (8:00 p.m. EDT).
In Descendants 2, the story deepens as the Villain Kids (AKA “VKs”)—Mal, Evie, Carlos and Jay—continue to try to find their place in idyllic Auradon. When the pressure to be royal becomes too much for Mal, she returns to her rotten roots on the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma, the daughter of Ursula, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen of the run-down town. Uma, still resentful over not being selected by Ben to go to Auradon Prep with the other Villain Kids, stirs her pirate gang including Captain Hook's son Harry and Gaston's son Gil, to break the barrier between the Isle of the Lost and Auradon, and unleash all the villains imprisoned on the Isle, once and for all.
Starring are Dove Cameron (“Liv and Maddie”), Cameron Boyce (“Jessie”), Sofia Carson (Hollywood Records recording artist, Adventures in Babysitting), Booboo Stewart (X-Men Days of Future Past, Twilight), and Mitchell Hope reprising the roles of Mal, Carlos, Evie, Jay and King Ben, respectively. Starring as the new villains are China Anne McClain (“A.N.T. Farm”) as Uma, the daughter of Ursula; Thomas Doherty (The Lodge) as Harry, son of Captain Hook; Dylan Playfair (“Some Assembly Required”) as Gil, son of Gaston; and Anna Cathcart (“Odd Squad”) as Dizzy, daughter of Cinderella's evil stepsister Drizella and granddaughter of wicked stepmother Lady Tremaine. Also reprising their roles in this sequel are Brenna D'Amico as Jane, the daughter of Fairy Godmother; Melanie Paxson as Fairy Godmother; Dianne Doan as Lonnie, the daughter of Mulan; Jedidiah Goodacre as Chad, the son of Cinderella; Zachary Gibson as Doug, the son of Dopey; Keegan Connor Tracy as Belle and Dan Payne as Beast.
Emmy Award-winning director Kenny Ortega (Descendants, High School Musical movies) is the director, executive producer and choreographer of Descendants 2. Descendants executive producer Wendy Japhet (An Education, The Italian Job) also serves as executive producer for the sequel. Writers Sara Parriott and Josann McGibbon (The Starter Wife, Runaway Bride), who won a 2016 Writers Guild Award for Descendants, wrote Descendants 2 and also serve as executive producers. Kara Saun (Descendants, “Project Runway”) is the costume designer. The production designer is Mark Hofeling (Descendants, Teen Beach Movie, High School Musical). Tony Testa (The Rocky Horror Picture Show, This Is It) is the choreographer with Ortega and Shawn Williamson (Adventures in Babysitting) is producer.
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