Disney's 'Descendants' Greenlit; To Follow Children of Fairytale Royalty

Disney's 'Descendants' Greenlit; To Follow Children of Fairytale Royalty

Looks like Disney is taking notes from the Ever After High series with Descendants.

Casting is currently underway for the flick from the Mouse House who recuited Kenny Ortega to direct the live action pic which centers on the offspring of our favorite fairy tale royalty.

Set in a present day idyllic kingdom, where the benevolent teenaged son of the King and Queen (Beast and Belle from Disney’s 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, Evvie 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?

WHAT DO YOU THINK of this new project? Who would you cast?

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