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Uma Holds A Deep Grudge Against Mal in New 'Descendants 2' Trailer - Watch!

Uma Holds A Deep Grudge Against Mal in New 'Descendants 2' Trailer - Watch!

Ben is proving to be the best boyfriend ever with a surprise gift for Mal in the brand new trailer for Descendants 2!

The new trailer premiered today on the movie’s official YouTube and gives us a glimpse at just how deep Uma’s grudge against Mal, Evie, Jay and Carlos actually goes — and oh yea, Lonnie is going the Isle of the Lost, too!

Check out the trailer below and tune in NEXT FRIDAY, July 21st to watch!

Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson, Cameron Boyce, Booboo Stewart and China Anne McClain are also pictured below, meeting fans at the D23 Expo today (July 14) in Anaheim, Calif.

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Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson & 'Descendants 2' Stars Take Over D23 Expo

Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson & 'Descendants 2' Stars Take Over D23 Expo

Dove Cameron and Sofia Carson are ready to sign some albums for fans at the D23 Expo today (July 14) in Anaheim, Calif.

The two Descendants 2 stars were on hand to autograph booklets for many Descendants fans while their co-stars Cameron Boyce, Booboo Stewart and China Anne McClain were off hosting Villain Trivia.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Dove Cameron

Just the day before, the five stars joined their director Kenny Ortega at Disneyland, where they were grand marshals in the parade.

Check out Kenny‘s sentimental Instagram from the parade below!

FYI: Dove is wearing an Alexa Chung dress.

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Dove Cameron Kept One Very Special Item From the 'Descendants 2' Set (Exclusive)

Dove Cameron Kept One Very Special Item From the 'Descendants 2' Set (Exclusive)

Dove Cameron didn’t steal anything from set of Descendants 2, but she did keep something.

The 21-year-old actress told us about something very special that was given to her after filming.

“I was gifted a piece of jewelry,” Dove told JJJ. “Mal’s ring because we have a couple of them.”

And where does she store it?

“I keep it on my dresser, front and center,” Dove said.

In case you missed it, she also told us that she’s trying to convince the cast to get matching tattoos!

Descendants 2 airs July 21 on Disney Channel.

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'Descendants 2' Costume Designer Kara Saun Talks the Inspiration for Uma's Costuming (Exclusive)

'Descendants 2' Costume Designer Kara Saun Talks the Inspiration for Uma's Costuming (Exclusive)

China McClain‘s entire look for Descendants 2 is striking, but as it turns out, she wasn’t the easiest character to design for.

“Every Descendants villain kid has their own color,” costume designer Kara Saun told JJJ, “So purple was taken obviously. So I thought, ‘Where can I get a color for Uma?’”

It turns out, she took inspiration from Ursula (Uma’s mom)’s make-up.

“Ursula…has very loud eyeshadow,” Kara continues, “That’s where I got the color for Uma. When it came to the hair I just wanted the movement of Ursula… the octopus, the tentacles, so I thought she should definitely have braids.”

As soon as she had the idea, everyone immediately loved it.

“I had the turquoise braids and they were the same color as China’s and I went into a meeting and Kenny Ortega and everyone was like UMA!” she remembers. “When she moves in the movie it just reminds you of the tentacles. That’s also why I gave her the French skirt. Everything just moves together.”

Wow! We can’t wait to study China‘s costuming and movement in the film.

Read what Kara said about designing Dove Cameron‘s princess attire here.

Kenny Ortega Says You'll Fall In Love With Uma's Gang of Pirates in 'Descendants 2'

Kenny Ortega Says You'll Fall In Love With Uma's Gang of Pirates in 'Descendants 2'

China Anne McClain, Dylan Playfair and Thomas Doherty are about to become your favorite pirates ever.

The three newcomers to the Descendants family star as Uma, Gil and Harry in the upcoming Descendants 2 and word on the street has it that they’re incredible — just take director Kenny Ortega‘s word for it.

“And as great as it was to land China – who’s this amazing triple threat: actress, singer, dancer – and then see what she could do with the character of Uma,” Kenny boasted in a new interview with Huffington Post.

“…I think that ‘Descendants’ fans are also going to get a big kick out of Uma’s two lieutenants: Harry, Captain Hook’s son played by Thomas Doherty, this terrific young actor from Scotland. We’ve also got Dylan Playfair, who does a great job as Gil, the son of Gaston from Beauty and the Beast.”

Get ready Descendants fans, because “these three really add to the fun of this film.”

Descendants 2 will premiere on Friday, July 21st.

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Sofia Carson Says 'Descendants 2' is a Strong Story About Girl Power (Exclusive)

Sofia Carson Says 'Descendants 2' is a Strong Story About Girl Power (Exclusive)

Who doesn’t love a little girl power?

Actress Sofia Carson recently opened up to JJJ about how Descendants 2 has a strong theme of empowerment and self-love.

“In the beginning of Descendants 2, Evie is literally living her dream,” Sofia told us about her character. “She’s a successful fashion designer. She has her own fashion line. She’s living in Auradon, the place she always dreamed of living. But in the rush to fit it, she’s trying really hard to forget who she is and where she comes from, and forget the girl she left in the Isle of the Lost. Evie’s story is a really powerful and beautiful one about girl power, and most importantly about loving yourself and who you are, and where you come from.”

“When Mal runs off to the Isle of the Lost, Evie has to make a decision about whether she wants to go back and run the risk of never being able to leave, or saving her best friend,” Sofia said. “She decides she has to save her best friend. And she goes on a really beautiful journey of self-discovery on the Isle.”

Descendants 2 airs July 21 on Disney Channel.

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Dove Cameron Really Wants More 'Descendants' Sequels (Exclusive)

Dove Cameron Really Wants More 'Descendants' Sequels (Exclusive)

Just like us, Dove Cameron is hoping the Descendants franchise doesn’t end with the upcoming sequel.

We recently asked the 21-year-old actress about the possibility for a third film for Disney Channel.

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“Plead the fifth,” she played it coy.

Then Dove added, “And plead for a third, fourth and fifth. That’s what I want.” We want it too!

Meanwhile, in case you missed it, she also recently revealed which item she kept from set!

Descendants 2 airs July 21 on Disney Channel.

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5 Things From The 'Descendants 2' Premiere You Might Not Have Noticed

5 Things From The 'Descendants 2' Premiere You Might Not Have Noticed

The Descendants 2 premiere was filled with so many of our favorite stars that we were actually starstruck!

Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson and China Anne McClain led their co-stars to the red carpet, where just about everyone who is anyone on Disney Channel was there to celebrate with them!

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Descendants 2

However, since there were SO MANY STARS THERE, we know that you might have missed a few things — we almost did, kind of like the High School Musical reunion.

Click inside to see the FIVE THINGS you missed at the Descendants 2 premiere last night: