Descendants: The Rise of Red release updates, cast, synopsis, and more

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 10: Brandy Norwood attends The Official Launch - attends Stella Rosa Premium Imported Brandy at Warwick on November 10, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Randall Michelson/Getty Images for Blaze PR)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 10: Brandy Norwood attends The Official Launch - attends Stella Rosa Premium Imported Brandy at Warwick on November 10, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Randall Michelson/Getty Images for Blaze PR) /
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The next Descendants film is coming! The franchise is well beloved by Disney viewers who were enchanted with the first movie that spawned a sprawling series of films and tie-in novels. Descendants: The Rise of Red is a spin-off that’ll feature characters fans know and love, but it’ll focus on new leads, the daughters of Cinderella and the Queen of Hearts.

The two teen girls are opposites but they must band together when Red’s mother launches a coup against Auradon. In this movie, time travel is an essential piece of the plot as the characters work to prevent the tyrant of a queen from becoming a villain.

Looking forward to the film? Here’s what we know about!

Does Descendants: The Rise of Red have a release date?

No. A release date has yet to be announced, though the film will likely premiere this year.

Is Descendants: The Rise of Red filming?

Yes! According to KFTV, filming began in January and was scheduled to wrap mid-March, so if production hasn’t concluded yet, it will soon.

Will Descendants: The Rise of Red be on Disney Channel or Disney+?

The fourth installment in the Descendants franchise is a Disney+ film, however, we wouldn’t be surprised if the movie makes its way to cable at some point after its premiere. We’ll keep you posted.

Descendants: The Rise of Red cast

  • Brandy as Cinderella
  • Rita Ora as the Queen of Hearts
  • Kylie Cantrall as Red, the Queen of Heart’s daughter
  • Malia Baker as Chloe, Cinderella and Charming’s daughter
  • Paolo Montalban as King Charming
  • China Anne McClain as Uma, Ursula’s daughter
  • Dara Reneé as Ulyana, Ursula’s younger sister
  • Ruby Rose Turner as Bridget/Young Queen of Hearts
  • Morgan Dudley as Ella/Young Cinderella
  • Joshua Colley as Hook
  • Melanie Paxson as Fairy Godmother
  • Jeremy Swift as Principal Merlin, the head of Merlin Academy
  • Leonardo Nam as Maddox, the son of the Mad Hatter and Red’s tutor/friend
  • Sam Morelos as Zellie, Rapunzel’s daughter
  • Anthony Pyatt as Teen Hades
  • Peder Lindell as Morgie, Morgana le Fay’s son
  • Mars as Teen Maleficent
  • Tristan Padil as Teen Prince Charming
  • Kabir Bery as Teen Aladdin
  • Grace Narducci as Teen Fairy Godmother
  • Aiza Azaar as Teen Jasmine

Descendants: The Rise of Red synopsis

The official synopsis via TVLine:

"Descendants: The Rise of Red takes audiences through the rabbit hole to the hostile unincorporated territory of Wonderland, a magical, mysterious place made famous in Alice in Wonderland. The movie follows the story of Red, the rebellious daughter of the Queen of Hearts, and Chloe, Cinderella’s perfectionist daughter.  When the tyrannical Queen of Hearts incites a coup against Auradon, polar opposites Red and Chloe must join forces and travel back in time to undo the traumatic event that set Red’s mother down her villainous path."

An official trailer has yet to be released for the film, however, there is a behind-the-scenes look at Brandy and Paolo Montalban reprising their roles as Cinderella and Charming. Check out the video below:

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