Bob D'Amico/DISNEY CHANNEL
June 16, 2014 at 02:00 PM EDT

The Descendants

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
R
runtime
115 minutes
performer
George Clooney, Robert Forster, Shailene Woodley
director
Alexander Payne
distributor
Fox Searchlight Pictures

Ever wonder what kind of a mother Cruella de Vil would be? You’ll find out in Disney Channel’s newest original movie Descendants, a live-action endeavor starring the children of some of the Mouse House’s most iconic heritage characters.

In the musical adventure comedy (due on your TV in 2015), the kingdom’s worst baddies have been exiled to the Isle of the Lost, a remote prison cut off from the world. After 20 years, Ben—the son of Belle and the Beast, and heir apparent to the throne—makes his first proclamation to free the children of the villains and offer them redemption. Thus, we meet our main quartet— Mal (Dove Cameron), Jay (Booboo Stewart), Evie (Sofia Carson) and Carlos (Cameron Boyce)—as they attend a prep school where they encounter other offspring of Disney heroes (including Mulan’s daughter Lonnie, Cinderella’s son Chad, and Dopey’s son Doug).

Will the teens carry out their parents’ evil wishes, or will they forge their own identities? Whether or not they do, at least we know that they’ll look ever so similar to their famous parents. Check out a first look at Descendants, which also stars Kristin Chenoweth as Maleficent, Kathy Najimy as the Evil Queen, Maz Jobrani as Jafar, and Wendy Raquel Robinson as Cruella de Vil.

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