Grab a pen and postage and get ready to RSVP to the fantasyland social event of the season! Disney Television has debuted a first-look at the 2D animated magic bringing the new special Descendants: The Royal Wedding to screens this summer with a “Save the Date” teaser. This tooned up take on the popular TV movie franchise will premiere Friday, August 13 on Disney Channel.
Descendants: The Royal Wedding invites viewers to Auradon’s most anticipated social soirée — Mal and King Ben’s wedding. Happily-ever-after continues for Auradon’s power couple as they prepare to say “I do” at an epic celebration with their friends and family, but Hades threatens to ruin it all.
The animated special will feature a brand new song, and the original Descendants cast is set to reprise their roles, including Dove Cameron as Mal, Sofia Carson as Evie, Booboo Stewart as Jay, Mitchell Hope as Ben, Sarah Jeffery as Audrey, Melanie Paxson as Fairy Godmother, China Anne McClain as Uma, Jedidiah Goodacre as Chad, Anna Cathcart as Dizzy, Dan Payne as Beast, Bobby Moynihan as Dude the Dog and Cheyenne Jackson as Hades.
Descendants: The Royal Wedding, by Sara Parriott & Josann McGibbon and Ricky Roxburgh, is based on the Descendants movies by Parriott & McGibbon (The Starter Wife, Runaway Bride). The animated special is directed by Salvador Simó (Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles) and produced by Final Frontier Entertainment.