Brandy Is Returning as Cinderella in New Descendants Movie "The Pocketwatch"

CINDERELLA, Brandy Norwood, 1997.  Walt Disney Television  / Courtesy: Everett Collection

Brandy is stepping again into her glass slippers. The singer and actress will reprise her position as Cinderella in a brand new Descendants film, titled “The Pocketwatch.” Brandy celebrated the information in an Instagram publish on Nov. 21, writing, “So excited to hitch this superb forged and reprise my position as #Cinderella within the #DisneyDescendants sequel The Pocketwatch. Thank you to my @disney and @disneyplus fam.” Singer Rita Ora has additionally joined the venture because the Queen of Hearts.

The new film is not a continuation of the unique Descendants film trilogy, however somewhat a brand new story with new characters set in the identical universe. Disney first introduced the brand new film again in May, writing in a press launch on the time that the film is ready in “the hostile unincorporated territory of Wonderland, a magical, mysterious place made well-known in ‘Alice in Wonderland.'” The movie will introduce Red, the “whip-smart and rebellious teenage daughter of the Queen of Hearts,” and Chloe, “the perfectionist and athletic daughter of Cinderella and Prince Charming.” With a coup brewing in Auradon — proper when the dominion is celebrating a brand new royal child — the pair be part of forces to return in time, utilizing the White Rabbit’s pocket watch, to cease a harmful occasion from occurring.

The new film, written by Dan Frey and Russell Sommer, might be directed by Jennifer Phang. Disney says the film will function seven new songs — plus basic Disney tunes — and premiere on Disney+, although Disney has but to announce a launch date.

“Descendants 3” premiered on Disney Channel again in 2019, and it appeared that the studio wasn’t going to revisit the universe and its characters. After the premature passing of Cameron Boyce, who performed Cruella de Vil’s son Carlos, it was onerous to think about a movie following the franchise’s foremost characters with out him.

“Descendants 3” ends with Carlos racing towards The Isle of the Lost alongside Mal, Evie, and Jay. Though it would not essentially recommend a conclusion, viewers observed one thing lacking. The earlier two Descendants movies finish with the road, “You did not suppose this was the top of the story, did you?” In “Descendants 3,” the ultimate line is conspicuously absent.

One of the movie’s stars, Sofia Carson, took to Instagram to share a picture of her character on the day of the movie’s launch, and her caption appeared to recommend that she was saying goodbye to the position. “My Dearest Evie,” she wrote. “As I write this, I can not convey myself to say goodbye to you . . . however this isn’t a very good bye. You and I are certain on the coronary heart from right here till eternity. And till then I’ll love you, Evie. Forever and for all the time.”

Back in May 2019, earlier than Boyce’s passing, Dove Cameron, one other one of many movie’s stars, shared a collection of now-deleted footage on Instagram alongside a caption that claimed she had simply recorded her final tune for the Descendants, and no, not only for “Descendants 3.” “Just had one of the best recording session of my complete life, and it simply so occurred to be my final ever #descendants tune,” she wrote, calling it a “bittersweet second.”

Ahead, here is every thing we learn about “The Pocketwatch.”

“The Pocketwatch” Cast

Joining Brandy as Cinderella and Ora because the Queen of Hearts are Malia Baker as Chloe, Cinderella’s daughter, and Kylie Cantrall as Red, the Queen of Hearts’s daughter. China Anne McClain performs Uma and Dara Reneé performs Ulyana, each Ursula’s daughters. Joshua Colley is Hook; Morgan Dudley is Ella, the younger Cinderella; and Ruby Rose Turner is Bridget, the younger Queen of Hearts. Lastly, Melanie Paxson is reprising her position because the Fairy Godmother.

“The Pocketwatch” Creative Team

The Disney+ movie might be directed by Phang and was written by Frey and Sommer.

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