“Descendants 3” Premieres on Disney Channel August 2

Disney Channel has announced the premiere date for the summer movie, Descendants 3. The third installment in the popular tween series will debut on Disney Channel on Friday, August 2.



What’s happening:

  • Descendants 3, the third movie in Disney’s global smash franchise, is set to premiere on Friday, August 2 (8:00-10:00 pm EDT), on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW.
  • Continuing the music-driven story that has thrilled kids and tweens around the world, Descendants 3 is directed by Kenny Ortega (Descendants, High School Musical) and choreographed by Jamal Sims (Disney’s Aladdin) and Ortega.
  • Earlier today, Disney Channel dropped a music video for the opening number in the film, “Good To Be Bad.”

  • The rallying anthem is performed by:
    • Dove Cameron
    • Cameron Boyce
    • Sofia Carson
    • Booboo Stewart
  • Fans can enjoy multiple viewings as the music video is available today on DisneyMusicVEVO.

About the Descendants 3 soundtrack:

  • The song “Good To Be Bad” is also now available as a single on digital music platforms.
  • Additionally, the full Descendants 3 soundtrack is available for pre-order from Walt Disney Records.

Movie synopsis:

  • Descendants 3 unfolds on “VK Day” as fair-minded Mal, Evie, Carlos and Jay—the Villain Kids AKA “The VKs”—cross the barrier and return to their birthplace, the Isle of the Lost, to bring four deserving Villain Kids to the coveted Auradon Prep in a land where they have a chance at success, happiness and fulfillment. But, it’s Mal who knows she must resolve to permanently close the barrier to the Isle of the Lost, fearing that nemeses Uma and Hades will wreak vengeance on her new home, the idyllic kingdom now ruled by her beloved King Ben. Despite her decision, an unfathomable dark force still threatens the people of Auradon, and Mal and her friends face their biggest challenge yet.”



Descendants 3 Cast:

  • Dove Cameron as Mal, daughter of Maleficent
  • Cameron Boyce as Carlos, son of Cruella de Vil
  • Sofia Carson as Evie, daughter of the Evil Queen
  • Booboo Stewart as Jay, son of Jafar
  • Mitchell Hope as King Ben, son of Belle and Beast
  • Sarah Jeffery as Audrey, daughter of Aurora
  • Brenna D'Amico as Jane, daughter of Fairy Godmother
  • Melanie Paxson as Fairy Godmother
  • China Anne McClain as Uma, daughter of Ursula
  • Thomas Doherty as Harry, son of Captain Hook
  • Dylan Playfair as Gil, son of Gaston
  • Zachary Gibson as Doug, son of Dopey
  • Jedidiah Goodacre as Chad, son of Cinderella
  • Jadah Marie as Celia, daughter of Dr. Facilier
  • Anna Cathcart as Dizzy, daughter of Drizella
  • Dan Payne as Beast
  • Keegan Connor Tracy as Belle
  • Cheyenne Jackson as Hades

Descendants 3 creative team:

  • Executive-producers:
    • Kenny Ortega
    • Sara Parriott
    • Josann McGibbon
    • Susan Cartsonis
    • Wendy Japhet
  • Producers:
    • Shawn Williamson
    • Lisa Towers
    • Arielle Boisvert
  • Director of photography:
    • Adam Santelli
  • Production designer
    • Mark Hofeling
  • Editor:
    • Don Brochu, A.C.E.
  • Costume designer:
    • Kara Saun
  • Casting directors:
    • Jason La Padura
    • Natalie Hart
    • Kendra Patterson
  • Composer:
    • David Lawrence