Disney Announces New 'Sofia the First' Spinoff Series!

Disney Announces New 'Sofia the First' Spinoff Series!

Disney is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Sofia the First with some exciting news!

The Disney Junior animated series, which starred Ariel Winter as the voice of Sofia, premiered exactly 10 years ago to the day, on November 18, 2012.

TV movie Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess started it all, from Craig Gerber, who has extended his overall development deal with Disney Branded Television.

As part of his deal, he’s developing a Sofia the First spinoff series!

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The upcoming spinoff series in the works will be set in Royal Prep Academy, a school for princes and princesses in the fictional kingdom of Enchancia.

Craig‘s commitment to representing diverse characters and stories with messages of compassion, leadership and resilience is a throughline in his career. His ability to tell entertaining, heartfelt and meaningful stories that resonate with both children and adults alike is unmatched, and I look forward to continuing our partnership for many, many years to come,” said Alyssa Sapire, senior vice president of Development, Series and Strategy, Disney Junior.

“I am excited to be continuing my creative partnership with both Alyssa and Disney Branded Television. Together, we have produced three meaningful, diverse shows, and I am looking forward to broadening the scope of our collaboration while also championing new voices,” Craig shared in a statement. “It’s particularly thrilling to return to the enchanted world of Sofia the First, where it all began 10 years ago, and create a follow-up series that is just as magical.”

If you didn’t know, Craig is also behind the latest series Firebuds, which premiered in September.

Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess will be airing on Disney Junior all weekend long, from November 18-20!

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