‘Descendants 2’ Greenlighted For 2017 With China Anne McClain

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Not only has Disney Channel greenlighted Descendants 2, but China Anne McClain is joining the cast!china-anne-mcclain-empire-state-building-visit-04

Disney Channel has greenlighted a sequel to its hit 2015 musical fantasy original movie about the teenage children of classic Disney villains, with production on Descendants 2 set to begin this summer. The project, which had been in development, will premiere in summer 2017 with China Anne McClain joining the main cast as Uma, daughter of The Little Mermaid‘s big, bad Ursula. She joins returning cast members Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Booboo Stewart, Sofia Carson as the children of Maleficent, Cruella de Vil, Jafar and the Evil Queen, and Mitchell Hope as the son of Belle and the Beast. Further new casting will be announced in the coming weeks, including for the children of villains Captain Hook and Gaston.

Source: Deadline