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Animated short-form series 'Descendants Wicked World,' set in fantastical world of Auradon and Isle of the Lost, to premiere Sept. 18 on Disney Channel


Thu, Aug 6th 2015 12:25 pm

"Descendants Wicked World," an animated short-form series set in the Auradon and Isle of the Lost worlds of Disney's hit movie "Descendants," is set to premiere Friday, Sept. 18 on Disney Channel and its digital platforms, including WATCH Disney Channel. The series will introduce new characters.

Providing the voices of the animated characters are the movie's stars: Dove Cameron as Mal, Sofia Carson as Evie, Cameron Boyce as Carlos, Booboo Stewart as Jay, Mitchell Hope as Ben, Brenna D'Amico as Jane, Sarah Jeffery as Audrey and Dianne Doan as Lonnie.

"Descendants Wicked World" picks up after the final scene of Disney's "Descendants," the Disney Channel Original Movie that delivered more than 10.5 million Total Viewers (L+3) for its premiere telecast, ranking as the most watched cable TV movie of 2015 and the top-rated telecast in two years in kids 2-11 and tweens 9-14.

The short-form series will feature four original songs that were released as bonus tracks on the "Descendants" soundtrack (from Walt Disney Records), which is currently No. 1 on the iTunes soundtrack chart and No. 3 on the iTunes album chart. The dance songs include a retro-soul "Rotten to the Core" remix performed by Carson; "Night Is Young" performed by China Anne McClain; "Good Is the New Bad" performed by Cameron, Caron and McClain; and "I'm Your Girl" performed by Felicia Barton.

Fans of Disney's "Descendants" can further immerse themselves in the idyllic world of Auradon through "School of Secrets," a 23-part short-form series told through the eyes of the students at Auradon Prep in the days leading up to the arrival of Mal, Evie, Carlos and Jay, the teenage sons and daughters of Disney's most infamous villains. "School of Secrets" has generated more than 9 million views and is available on the "Descendants" YouTube page.

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