A new original movie starring Disney Channel’s Peyton Elizabeth Lee has been announced for Disney+. Based on an original story, Secret Society of Second Born Royals follows a young princess (Lee) as she discovers she and other royals have been tasked with saving the world.

What’s happening:

  • Actress Peyton Elizabeth Lee (Andi Mack), has won the lead role in the newly announced movie Secret Society of Second Born Royals, a contemporary princess story for Disney+.
  • The movie will begin production this month in Toronto.
  • UPDATE (5/30/19): Our reader Jason from Toronto shared this photo showing that filming has begun:

Credit: Jason from Toronto


  • Secret Society of Second Born Royals introduces Sam (Lee), a rebellious princess second in line to the throne of the kingdom of Illyria. Just as Sam’s disinterest in the royal way of life is at an all-time high, she is stunned to learn that she has superpowers and belongs to a secret society with a longstanding tradition of covertly keeping the peace throughout the kingdom. The movie follows Sam’s adventures at a top-secret training program for a new class of second born royals tasked with saving the world.

Cast of Secret Society of Second Born Royals:

  • Starring as Sam’s secret society classmates are:
  • Faly Rakotohavana as Prince Matteo
  • Isabella Blake Thomas as Princess January
  • Olivia Deeble as Princess Roxana
  • Niles Fitch (This is Us) as Prince Tuma

Additional cast members include:

  • Skylar Astin (Pitch Perfect) as James
  • Elodie Yung (Daredevil) as Queen Catherine
  • Ashley Liao as Princess Eleanor
  • Noah Lomax as Mike

What they’re saying:

  • Agnes Chu, senior vice president, Content, Disney+: “We are big fans of Peyton and are thrilled that she and the rest of the cast will bring this exciting world to life for Disney+. We love the themes of self-discovery and empowerment inside Secret Society of Second Born Royals, and our partners at Disney Channel are the perfect team to deliver this movie with adventure, humor and heart.”
  • Judy Taylor, senior vice president, Casting and Talent Relations, Disney Channels: “From the moment we first met Peyton, we knew she was special. It’s been an absolute joy to witness her growth as an actor over three seasons of Andi Mack. Her authenticity and confidence will seamlessly complement the talented ensemble cast that will bring this unique story to life.”

Creative team:

  • Executive producers:
    • Zanne Devine (I, Tonya, the Disney Channel Original Movie Kim Possible)
    • Mike Karz (Valentine’s Day)
    • Austin Winsberg (Gossip Girl)
  • Co-producer:
    • Juliana Janes (Butter)
  • Director:
    • Anna Mastro (Marvel’s Runaways, The Bold Type)
  • The Teleplay is based on an original story by Alex Litvak, Andrew Green and Austin Winsberg and was written by:
    • Alex Litvak (Masters of the Universe)
    • Andrew Green (Hannah Montana)