Get Ready for Disney’s Newest Movie Event DESCENDANTS Available on DVD July 31st

A New Epic Universe Featuring the Untold Story of Disney Classic Characters Re-Imagined From Emmy Award-Winning Director and Producer Kenny Ortega!

 

DESCENDANTS

Get Ready for Disney’s Newest Movie Event Available on DVD July 31st

 

Starring Tony and Emmy Award-Winner Kristin Chenoweth as the Classic Villain Maleficent

Includes Never-Before-Seen Bonus Features and a Free Bracelet!

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Synopsis:                       From the Emmy Award-winning director and choreographer Kenny Ortega (“High School Musical” franchise) comes this original contemporary story of classic Disney characters reinvented and the introduction of modern Disney lore.  Enter this new epic universe of relatable tween characters on a journey of self-discovery.  New on Disney DVD, and complete with never-before-seen bonus and a FREE bracelet!

In a present day idyllic kingdom, the benevolent teenaged son of the King and Queen (Beast and Belle from Disney’s iconic “Beauty and the Beast”) 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, Evie 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?

Director:                          Kenny Ortega (“High School Musical” franchise)

Exec Producer:        Kenny Ortega (“High School Musical” franchise) and Wendy Japhet (“The Italian Job,” “An Education”)

Producer:                        Tracey Jeffrey

Writers:                        Josie McGibbon (“Runaway Bride,” “Chicken Little”) and Sara Parriott (“Runaway Bride,” “Chicken Little”)

Choreographers:        Kenny Ortega (“High School Musical” franchise) and Paul Becker (“The Cabin in the Woods,” “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1”)

 

Cast:                                 Kristin Chenoweth (“Wicked,” TV’s “Glee”) as Maleficent

Dove Cameron (TV’s “Liv & Maddie”) as Mal the daughter of Maleficent

Wendy Raquel Robinson (“The Game,” “Miss Congeniality”) as Cruella de Vil

Cameron Boyce (TV’s “Jessie”) as Carlos the son of Cruella de Vil

Maz Jobrani (“The Interpreter,” “13 Going on 30”) as Jafar

Booboo Stewart (“X-Men Days of Future Past,” “Twilight”) as Jay the son of Jafar

Kathy Nijimy (“WALL-E,” “Sister Act”) as the Evil Queen

Sofia Carson (TV’s “Austin & Ally”) as Evie the daughter of the Evil Queen

Mitchell Hope (“Down the Way,” “Yes Mum”) as Ben the son of Beast and Belle

Melanie Paxson (“Saving Mr. Banks,” “Happy Family”) as Fairy Godmother

Brenna D’Amico as Jane the daughter of Fairy Godmother

Sarah Jeffery (“Shades of Blue,” “Rogue”) as Audrey the daughter of Princess Aurora

Zachary Gibson (“Zapped”) as Doug the son of Dopey

Jedidiah Goodacre (“If There Be Thorns,” “Zapped”) as Chad Charming the son of Cinderella

Dianne Doan (“Last Night in Suburbia”) as Lonnie the daughter of Mulan

 

Release Date:                  July 31, 2015 (Direct Pre-Book: 6/2; Distributor Pre-Book: 6/16)

Release Format:              DVD

 

Bonus Features:          Backstage Dance Rehearsals – Join the cast for their rigorous dance rehearsals conducted by director Kenny Ortega.

 

BloopersKristin Chenoweth and the cast crack-up on set.

 

#Mal – #fakeaccounts #bestofMal #funnymoments  #VideoAndGraphics2TellMoreOfHerStory

 

Ratings:                             TV-G (US); G (Canada)

Aspect Ratio:                   1.78:1 Widescreen (Enhanced for 16×9 Televisions)

Audio:                                2.0 Dolby Digital

Languages:                        English, French & Spanish

 

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