Kristin Chenoweth Joins Disney Channel’s “Descendants” Movie

May 1, 2014 • By

Kristen Chenoweth Disney Descendants

Actress Kristin Chenoweth has been cast as the role of Maleficent in the Disney Channel Original Movie “Descendants.” Here’s a description of the movie, which is set to hit the network in 2015:

A present-day idyllic kingdom where the benevolent teenage son of King Beast and Queen Belle offers a chance at redemption for the troublemaking offspring of Cruella De Vil (Carlos), Maleficent (Mal), the Evil Queen (Evvie) and Jafar (Jay).

Disney Descendants Movie

“Descendants” will go into production later this month, and Kristin will play the mother of Mal, played by Disney star Dove Cameron (“Liv and Maddie”).

Other actors in the movie include:

Booboo Stewart
Sofia Carson
Cameron Boyce
Mitchell Hope

We can’t wait for more of the cast to be announced!