Yesterday on The View, Descendants 2 director Kenny Ortega revealed that Whoopi Goldberg will be voicing the role of Uma’s mother, Ursula – the sea witch from The Little Mermaid in the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie.
Descendants 2 will premiere in an unprecedented, far-reaching programming event featuring a simultaneous premiere across six networks within the Disney/ABC family including Disney Channel, ABC, Disney XD, Freeform, Lifetime and Lifetime Movies on Friday, June 21 (8:00 p.m. EDT).
Whoopi Goldberg was just named a Disney Legend at the 2017 D23 Expo. In addition to her role on The View, Goldberg appeared in The Lion King and the Sister Act films. She is also a noted Disney fan.