Under the Sea: A Descendants Story

Credit: Disney Channel

During tonight’s premiere of Disney Channel’s Freaky Friday, it was revealed that a Descendants short will debut next month on Disney Channel and the DisneyNOW app entitled Under the Sea: A Descendants Story.


  • Mal emerges from the shadows of a mystical forest onto a dark coastline where she crosses paths with Dizzy
  • Descendants arch-nemeses Mal and Uma will face-off in an epic underwater showdown
  • The special will be filled with dazzling visual effects and high-energy music and dance


  • Dove Cameron as Mal; daughter of Maleficent
  • China Anne McClain as Uma; daughter of Ursula
  • Anna Cathcart as Dizzy; daughter of Drizella
  • Thomas Doherty as Harry; son of Captain Hook
  • Dylan Playfair as Gil; son of Gaston


  • Disney Channel: Friday September 28 at 7:50 ET/PT
  • DisneyNOW App and Disney Channel VOD: 8:00 ET/PT

More About Descendants:

  • “Descendants” and “Descendants 2” music videos have garnered over two billion global views
  • Both movie soundtracks are certified gold and hit #1 on iTunes and Billboard charts.
  • In the U.S., “Descendants” and “Descendants 2” costumes were the top-selling Halloween costumes at Disney Stores and Party City.
  • More than three million “Descendants” and “Descendants 2” dolls and over five million “Descendants”-related books in print, including three popular young adult novels that were featured on the New York Times Best Sellers List, have been sold
  • “Descendants” and “Descendants 2” were #1 Cable Movies in 2015 and 2017, respectively.
  • “Descendants 3” premieres Summer 2019 on Disney Channel.


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