Maz Jobrani Joins Disney Channel’s “Descendants” As Jafar

May 22, 2014 • By

Maz Jobrani Disney Channel Descendants

Actor Maz Jobrani, who has starred in a number of films including “13 Going On 30,” has just signed on for Disney Channel’s “Descendants” movie.

In the Disney Channel Original Movie Maz will play the evil villain Jafar. That means that Maz will be playing the father of “Twilight” actor Booboo Stewart’s character Jay!

Disney Descendants Jafar

Here’s a description of “Descendants,” which will premiere on the Disney Channel 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).