'Descendants': The Disney Channel rounds out its villainous cast
The Disney Channel’s Descendants has rounded out its cast of villains with Maz Jobrani (The Interpreter) Aladdin‘s Jafar, Kathy Najimy (Sister Act) as Snow White‘s Evil Queen, Wendy Raquel Robinson (The Game) as 101 Dalmation‘s Cruella de Vil, and Melanie Paxson (Saving Mr. Banks) as Cinderella‘s Fairy Godmother.
The latest round of Descendants casting comes hot on the heels of the announcement that frequent Glee guest star Kristen Chenoweth will play the role of Maleficent in the upcoming made-for-TV movie.
Spearheaded by High School Musical‘s Kenny Ortega, the upcoming live-action Disney Channel original movie will explore the lives of the teenage children of some of Disney’s most iconic heroes and villains.
Also starring Booboo Stewart (Twilight), Cameron Boyce (Grown Ups), and newcomers Sofia Carson and Brenna D’Amico, Descendants is set to premiere on the Disney Channel sometime in 2015.