Descendants 4 release, cast and everything we know – The Direct

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Descendants 4 release, cast and everything we know – The Direct

Things are eerily quiet when it comes to a potential release for Descendants 4.

The fourth movie coming to Disney Channel Descendants The franchise will continue to honor the legacy of over 100 years of House of Mouse films.

The film series follows the sons and daughters of iconic Disney characters such as Cinderella, Ursula and Aladdin as they go on magical adventures, just like their parents.

When will Descendants 4 be released?

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In the works – at least publicly – since September 2021, no release date has still been confirmed for Descendants 4.

Following the release of the animated spin-off Descendants: the royal weddinga fourth film seems almost locked in. That film ended with a preview of more to come, with Disney Branded Television’s SVP of Original Movies, Lauren Kisilevsky, telling fans when asked about the future of the franchise: “[a] teasing is teasing” (via Deadline).

After another Descendants The film was revealed to be in the works in 2021, it wasn’t until May 2022 that the fourth main film was officially announced.

Subtitle The rise of redthe fourth Descendants The film was filmed from January to March 2023, and no release information has been made public yet.

Some have speculated about a potential Descendants 4 the release is scheduled for some time in early 2024, which would make sense.

Descendants 3 completed principal photography in July 2018 before releasing on Disney Channel 13 months later in August 2019.

If Descendants 4 follows a similar production pipeline, so a start between February and May 2024 seems very likely. However, nothing has been confirmed.

The only thing that is certain regarding the release is the fact that for the first time in the franchise’s history, The rise of red will be broadcast simultaneously on Disney Channel and Disney+.

Who is returning to Descendants 4?

The full cast of Descendants 4 has been revealed with several stars set to return from past entries in the fantasy film series.

However, this time it’s franchise newcomers Red (played by Kylie Cantrall) and Chloe Charming (played by Malia Baker) who are leading the charge. These two teenagers play the daughters of the Queen of Hearts and Cinderella/Prince Charming respectively, joining the series as the heroes of this film.

Joining them in the film are returning actresses China Anne McClain as Uma (the daughter of The little Mermaid evil Ursula), Brandy Norwood as Cinderella and Melanie Paxson as the Fairy Godmother, among others.

The full cast list can be seen below:

  • Kylie Cantrall as Rouge
  • Malia Baker as Chloe Charmante
  • China Anne McClain as Uma
  • Dara Reneé as Ulyana
  • Rita Ora: Queen of Hearts
  • Brandy Norwood as Cinderella
  • Paolo Montalban as King Charming
  • Melanie Paxson as Fairy Godmother
  • Levin Valayil as Aladdin
  • Shazia Pascal as Jasmine
  • Jeremy Swift as Principal Merlin
  • Leonardo Nam as Maddox
  • Alex Boniello as the Jack of Diamonds
  • Sam Morelos as Zellie
  • Peder Lindell as Morgie
  • Mars as a young Maleficent
  • Joshua Colley as Teen Hook
  • Anthony Pyatt as teenage Hades

Will Dove Cameron be in Descendants 4?

The biggest question fans will ask before Descendants 4 is whether series star Dove Cameron will return to reprise her role as Mal (Maleficent’s daughter).

Cameron appeared in all three main films Descendants films before that as well as animation Royal wedding spin off.

However, it will not be part of Descendants 4 with some of his co-stars on the other Descendants movies.

Cameron, Booboo Stewart and Sofia Carson have all decided to pass on the upcoming fourth film, so why The rise of red will have its pair of leads.

When asked by PopBuzz in May 2022 if she would be interested in returning to the Descendants universe, Cameron said, “No” like she didn’t believe it “it would be the same without all the original cast:”

“I’m going to say no, because I don’t think it would be the same without the entire original cast. It would just be different now and we did that too. We told a complete story. We finished it. “

This probably referred to his death Descendants co-star Cameron Boyce, who played the son of 101 Dalmatians the big bad Cruella de Vil, Calrlos, in the first three films before tragically passing away in 2019.

What will happen in Descendants 4?

Following the teasing of “Another story could just begin” at the end of Descendants: the royal weddingit is very clear where Descendants 4 will go.

Fans got a taste of this next story to wrap up The royal wedding seconds before the credits rolled, the camera panned to a pile of red rose petals, whose colors faded before being swallowed up in a Alice in Wonderland-style portal.

Descendants 4 will follow this development, propelling new characters Red and Chloe Charming on a journey through time and space.

According to Disney (according to Deadline), Descendants 4 (internally titled The pocket watch) will see Red and Chloe transported “through [a] rabbit hole into the hostile unincorporated territory of Wonderland,” creating this reality-bending modern take on the Disney classic:

“’The Pocketwatch’ returns to these lands and also takes audiences down the rabbit hole to the hostile unincorporated territory of Wonderland, a magical and mysterious place made famous in ‘Alice in Wonderland.’ “

Beyond that, the story of Descendants 4 remains unseen, but we can assume that the film’s two protagonists will not be the only two characters transported to Wonderland, with a villain like China Anne McClain’s Uma taking advantage of the discovery of this new reality.


Descendants: The Rise of Red currently has no publicly available release date.

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