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Watch the 'Descendants 2' Cast Announce the Summer 2017 Premiere Date!

Watch the 'Descendants 2' Cast Announce the Summer 2017 Premiere Date!

Get your calendars ready – Descendants 2 finally has a premiere date!

The cast – Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson, Cameron Boyce, Booboo Stewart and China McClain, and the movie’s director / executive producer / choreographer Kenny Ortega – announced the exciting news with a cute video, which you can watch below.

The highly-anticipated DCOM sequel will premiere on Friday, July 21 @ 8PM.

Not only that, but it will air across five networks!

You’ll be able to watch it on Disney Channel, ABC, Disney XD, Freeform, and Lifetime.


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Sierra McClain Reflects on Working With Sisters China & Lauryn

Sierra McClain Reflects on Working With Sisters China & Lauryn

Sierra McClain credits her confidence and success on her experiences working with her sisters.

The 23-year-old Empire actress spent years in a girl group with China and Lauryn before breaking into acting.

“I don’t think I would’ve been as comfortable at all if I hadn’t had the background of working with my sisters,” Sierra told TeenVogue.com. “Even watching my sisters has helped me, too. Even though I haven’t worked in a while, I was on set constantly, so I feel like I’ve been around it forever even if I wasn’t necessarily in front of the camera.”

She continued, “And then all of my studio work with my father, [music producer and engineer, Michael McClain] definitely prepared me for the studio sessions here…I was so nervous in the beginning; I didn’t know if I could do this. But it was him talking to me and calling me saying, ‘Listen, you’ve been doing this forever here with me and with the girls. You can do it. You’re ready for it. Go in there and be confident.’ There’s no telling what would’ve happened if I hadn’t had that.”

Catch Sierra on Empire this season, Wednesdays @ 9PM on Fox.

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'Descendants 2' Star China Anne McClain Makes Her Brown Eyes Blue!

'Descendants 2' Star China Anne McClain Makes Her Brown Eyes Blue!

China Anne McClain has stunning brown eyes — so when we saw her latest Instagram pic, we had to do a double take, because her eyes were definitely not brown!

Her eyes were BLUE!!!

Well, a blue/hazel if you will, and the Descendants 2 actress still looks stunning. Do you remember when Selena Gomez tried out a lighter eye color?

“I thought she was Rihanna,” one fan said in the comments.

Another adds, “Those should be your natural eye colour.”

While we love the temporary color from the contacts she has in, we still LOVE China‘s brown eyes the best.

Check out the pic below and let us know what you think!

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China Anne McClain Dishes On Sword Fighting For 'Descendants 2'

China Anne McClain Dishes On Sword Fighting For 'Descendants 2'

There are just a handful of months left until we see China Anne McClain as Uma in Descendants 2!

The actress stars as the daughter of Ursula in the sequel film, and will be singing a version of “Poor Unfortunate Souls” for the flick — but that’s not what we want to know. We want to know about the sword fighting!

“The sword fighting is one of the hardest parts of this entire production. For all of the rehearsals, all of us were like, ‘Okay, next is sword training. Let’s get ready,’” she shared in a new BTS look at the TV movie.

China adds, “It’s tough. It’s different than dancing and it’s unnatural for the body if you’re not used to it you get tired out very quickly.”

Check out the full video below!


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China Anne McClain Was Destined To be a Superhero & Joins CW's 'Black Lightning'

China Anne McClain Was Destined To be a Superhero & Joins CW's 'Black Lightning'

China Anne McClain is going to be a superhero’s daughter!

The Descendants 2 actress has joined The CW’s Black Lightning, according to Deadline, in an exciting new role.

China will play Jennifer Pierce, an independent, outspoken scholar-athlete with a wild streak of her own.

Black Lightning centers on Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams): He made his choice: He hung up the suit and his secret identity years ago, but with a daughter, Jennifer (McClain) hellbent on justice and a star student being recruited by a local gang, he’ll be pulled back into the fight as the wanted vigilante and DC legend Black Lightning.

In the comics, Jennifer and her older sister Anissa actually follow in their father’s footsteps and become superheroes, taking on the names of Lightning and Thunder.

China Anne McClain Defends Demi Lovato's '1% African' Revelation

China Anne McClain Defends Demi Lovato's '1% African' Revelation

Actress and singer China Anne McClain jumped to Demi Lovato‘s defense regarding those controversial DNA test results.

Demi found herself in hot water when she shared on Twitter that she’s “1% African.”

Fans immediately spoke out, calling out the 24-year-old singer for assimilating a culture she wasn’t really a part of.

Demi‘s mood dropped immediately as the backlash started pouring in, and she was quick to let everyone know.

Fortunately, not everyone was upset but her tweets. China — star of the Disney Channel’s upcoming Descendants 2 — was one of Demi‘s biggest defenders, tweeting:

Click inside to see China show immediate love and support for Demi, taking haters down along the way…

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'Descendants 2' Villains Take Center Stage on Rebellious New Poster!

'Descendants 2' Villains Take Center Stage on Rebellious New Poster!

Thomas Doherty, China Anne McClain, and Dylan Playfair star on this brand new poster for Descendants 2!

The music-driven sequel follows the teenage sons and daughters of Disney’s most infamous villains — Mal (Dove Cameron), Evie (Sofia Carson), Carlos (Cameron Boyce), and Jay (Booboo Stewart) — try to find their place in idyllic Auradon.

When the pressure to be royally perfect becomes too much for Mal, she returns to her rotten roots on the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma (McClain), the daughter of Ursula, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen of the run-down town.

Uma, still resentful over not being selected by Ben to go to Auradon Prep with the other Villain Kids, stirs her pirate gang including Captain Hook’s son Harry (Doherty) and Gaston’s son Gil (Playfair), to break the barrier between the Isle of the Lost and Auradon, and unleash all the villains imprisoned on the Isle, once and for all.

Descendants 2 hits Disney Channel this summer.

In case you missed it, check out the latest promo!

Bigger poster below… More Here! »

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Normani Kordei Hits Second Event in Same Night Ahead of Grammys Weekend

Normani Kordei Hits Second Event in Same Night Ahead of Grammys Weekend

Normani Kordei looked so fierce last night!

The Fifth Harmony singer changed up her look for the 2017 Essence Black Women In Music Event in Los Angeles, after stepping out for the Billboard Power 100.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Normani Kordei

At the event, Normani was joined by sister teams Chloe x Halle, and China Anne and Sierra McClain.

This marks Normani‘s first appearances after 5H suddenly cancelled their NHL All-Star game appearance late last month.

TELL JJJ: Which of Normani’s looks last night did you like better?

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