Today FilmTelevisionAuditions.com is reporting that Disney Channel casting directors are now auditioning teens to star in the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie "Descendents". The telepic is a live-action adventure-comedy that features the kids of Disney’s classic fairytale characters including Fairy Godmother, Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel, Mulan, Cruella De Vil, Maleficent, Evil Queen, Jafar, Beast and Bella. The auditions are taking place in Los Angeles, and shooting will get underway in Spring, 2015. "Descendents" will premiere on Disney Channel in 2015.
Three-time Primetime Emmy Award winner Kenny Ortega will direct "Descendents" from an original teleplay written by the two-time Primetime Emmy Award nominated writing team of Josann McGibbon and Sara Parriott. Ortega is no stranger to directing Disney Channel Original Movies. He directed the hugely successful and popular "High School Musical" trilogy, as well as "The Cheetah Girls 2". "High School Musical" is the most successful Disney Channel Original Movie ever. "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" was produced on a budget of $11 million, was released in theaters and made over $250 million at the box office worldwide.
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