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CW Stars Danielle Panabaker & Caity Lotz Pull Off Purple Hair as Fiercely as 'Descendants' Mal Does

CW Stars Danielle Panabaker & Caity Lotz Pull Off Purple Hair as Fiercely as 'Descendants' Mal Does

Not everyone can pull of purple hair quite like Mal from Descendants can — but Caity Lotz and Danielle Panabaker definitely can!

Caity and Danielle shared a super cute snap on Instagram today, showing off Caity‘s darkened locks and giving Danielle a preview of what hers would look like if she dyed it too.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Danielle Panabaker

“What do you think @caitylotz – is purple my color?!” Danielle captioned the pic on her account.

We actually really like the color on her!

Mal, played by Dove Cameron, will resurface this summer in Descendants 2. The movie will premiere on July 21st.

What do you think @caitylotz – is purple my color?!

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Dove Cameron & Sofia Carson Spoof Carpool Karaoke With 'Carsendants' - Watch!

Dove Cameron & Sofia Carson Spoof Carpool Karaoke With 'Carsendants' - Watch!

Dove Cameron and Sofia Carson probably pulled off the most amazing Carpool Karaoke spoof ever — with Descendants music, of course!

Along with co-stars Cameron Boyce, Booboo Stewart and China Anne McClain, the five stars had a super-sized sing-along to their newest song from Descendants 2 with “Ways to Be Wicked”.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Dove Cameron

If you missed the brand new Descendants 2 clip with Mal and Uma arm wrestling, you can catch it on JJJ right now!

Descendants 2 will premiere on July 21st on ABC, Disney Channel, Disney XD, Lifetime and Freeform.

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China McClain Hopes 'Descendants' Fans Love Her New Show 'Black Lightning' Too

China McClain Hopes 'Descendants' Fans Love Her New Show 'Black Lightning' Too

China Anne McClain has a lot of exciting projects coming up!

Not only is she starring in the highly-anticipated Descendants sequel this summer, but she’s also the star of a new CW show titled Black Lightning.

The series is based on the DC comic about a superhero who hangs his hat to become the principal of a charter high school.

His daughters (one of them being China) also have powers and sort of get him back into fighting crime and saving the world.

We recently caught up with China and she’s pumped for Descendants fans to check out her new show too.

“I’m so excited,” she told JJJ. “It’s kind of the same field. It’s a fantastical world. I think they are going to love it.”

Descendants 2 premieres July 21 on Disney Channel and Black Lightning will debut mid-season on The CW.

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Mal & Uma Face Off in New 'Descendants 2' Clip - Watch Now!

Mal & Uma Face Off in New 'Descendants 2' Clip - Watch Now!

It’s the ultimate villain battle in this new Descendants 2 clip!

The newest sneak peek for the summer movie features Uma (China Anne McClain) and Mal (Dove Cameron) coming face to face with one another after Mal discovers Ben (Mitchell Hope) has been kidnapped by Uma’s pirate gang.

Descendants 2 also stars Cameron Boyce, Sofia Carson, Booboo Stewart, Thomas Doherty, Dylan Playfair, Anna Cathcart, Brenna D’Amico, Dianne Doan, Jedidiah Goodacre and Zachary Gibson.

The flick will premiere on July 21st across Disney Channel, Freeform, ABC, Lifetime and Disney XD.

Dove Cameron Has Two Special Connections With Sofia Carson & China Anne McClain

Dove Cameron Has Two Special Connections With Sofia Carson & China Anne McClain

Dove Cameron shines on her cover for the new issue of Girl’s Life magazine.

The Descendants 2 star shares the cover with her two co-stars, Sofia Carson and China Anne McClain.

In the glossy, Dove opens up about finding her way in the franchise and just how special her connection to China and Sofia is.

There were some rough days [for me], but they had nothing to do with being on set,” Dove shared about having some personal rough days. “Descendants
was a very transitional time for me, and Descendants 2 even more so.

“I definitely found solace and comfort in Kenny [Ortega]. And, obviously, Thomas [Doherty]. He was a great friend to me then and is my boyfriend now,” she adds.

Sofia, though, can always tell when I’m in a bad mood.”

“I can tell as soon as she walks into the trailer if she’s having a bad day,” Sofia chimed in. “You are so much happier now than during Descendants,
Dove.”

With China, Dove admits that she’s in awe of China‘s vocals.

“I’ve known China for a while. We both had shows on Disney Channel. And I’ve always known this: She’s one of the most incredible vocalists I have ever heard in real life. She’s beyond,” Dove says. “She is always fully present with the people she’s with, too.”

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EXCLUSIVE: 'Descendants 2' Director Kenny Ortega Calls Cast 'The Strongest Disney Channel’s Ever Had'

EXCLUSIVE: 'Descendants 2' Director Kenny Ortega Calls Cast 'The Strongest Disney Channel’s Ever Had'

Descendants 2 stars Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Booboo Stewart and Sofia Carson performed a medley of “Ways to Be Wicked” from the upcoming sequel and their classic hit “Rotten to the Core” on Dancing with the Stars last night.

No surprise, they totally killed it, turned the whole crowd rotten and made us even more excited for the movie’s premiere this summer.

After the performance, we talked to D2 director Kenny Ortega backstage at DWTS, where he opened up to us about how the cast has grown since the first film and how you guys, the fans, played a major role in the creation of the upcoming film.

ICYMI: Descendants 2 is doing something that no Disney Channel show has EVER done before

“My cast, for one, they’re not only triple threat actors, singer, dancers, they’re partners. And every day they come prepared, passionate, excited and they help me raise the bar on ourselves,” Kenny told JustJaredJr. “They’ve grown so much as artists and everyone that’s seen the movie has said it’s the strongest cast the Disney Channel’s ever had.”

The strongest cast Disney Channel’s ever had? That’s a big statement coming from the man behind the High School Music trilogy.

One thing that’s changed since Kenny taught us we’re all in this together is how fans use social media. The director says Descendants fans voicing their opinions about the characters and the movie on the Internet greatly influenced how they approached the sequel.

“We didn’t really go at it to make it bigger or better [than the first movie], what really motivated us were the fans. The fans embraced us internationally and they’re very vocal on social media, so they let you know what they love. They let you know what they want more of, they let you know where they want to go back to,” Kenny said. “So they’re not writing the movie, but they really help sort of set you in the right direction and what we wanted to do is we wanted to fill their expectation and then go beyond, and I hope we have.”

More than 11 years after HSM premiered, the director says he feels “superb and lucky” to be back with Disney Channel for another musical saga that inspires a new generation.

“I feel very lucky and humbled,” he confessed.

Catch all the wicked goodness when Descendants 2 premieres on July 21, 2017.

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'Descendants 2' Cast Show Us How To Be Wicked on DWTS Movie Night - Watch!

'Descendants 2' Cast Show Us How To Be Wicked on DWTS Movie Night - Watch!

The Descendants 2 cast just blew everyone away with the coolest performance on Monday night’s Dancing With The Stars.

The stars– Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Sofia Carson and Booboo Stewart — performed a Descendants-themed medley featuring “Rotten to the Core” from the original movie and the new, pop rock anthem “Ways to Be Wicked” from the upcoming sequel, right alongside pro Witney Carson — and if they were being scored, it would be a perfect 40!

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Dove Cameron

If you missed it, you can check out the full trailer for the film right now on JJJ!

All of Our Favorite Parts From the New 'Descendants 2' Trailer

All of Our Favorite Parts From the New 'Descendants 2' Trailer

The Descendants 2 trailer dropped April 30, featuring Mal (Dove Cameron), Evie (Sofia Carson), and all of our old favorites, and it looks so so good!

JJJ watched it somewhere between six and 12 times (we aren’t telling you which) and we are beyond obsessed.

Here are our favorite parts of the trailer! July 21 can NOT come soon enough.

1. Mal crying, “Don’t you ever miss screaming at people and just making them run away from you?”
2. “I’m baackkkkkkkk!”
3. Uma’s rousing speech about taking over
4. Ben’s loyal and adorable “I have to go there and apologize!”
5. Mal sighing, “You always were quite the drama queen.”
6. And this entire encounter between Mal and Evie:
“Oh my god, sick hair, by the way.”
“I know, I’m like loving it! It’s like a lot lighter.”

Watch the full trailer below!

Descendants 2 Trailer

What are your favorite parts?