Shanghai Disneyland

Celebrating Five Years of Shanghai Disney Resort—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter
A “Year of Magical Surprises!” is Coming to Shanghai Disney Resort
Time flies when you’re having fun! On June 16, Shanghai Disney Resort will celebrate five years of magic and wonder—and next month, they’re kicking off a brand-new, year-long event to help commemorate such an auspicious occasion.

Starting April 8, the resort will begin…

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Descendants: The Royal Wedding

Just Announced:Descendants: The Royal Wedding Coming to Disney Channel This Summer

By Beth Deitchman

Get ready for a wedding that’s shaping up to be the social event of the year… in Auradon. That’s right, the VKs are back! Disney Channel has just announced that Descendants: The Royal Wedding, an animated special that invites viewers to Mal and King Ben’s wedding, will premiere this summer on Disney Channel.

The original cast of…

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Every Wicked Way to Celebrate Descendants’ Fifth Anniversary

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Today we’re celebrating a half-decade of deviousness from our favorite VKs (that’s short for “Villain Kids,” aka the children of some of Disney’s most feared villains). On this day in 2015, Disney’s Descendants debuted on Disney Channel—and three movies and a whole lot of mischief later, we’re still obsessed with Mal, Evie, Jay,…

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Descendants Remix Dance Party

Cheyenne Jackson Brings Fire to the Descendants Remix Dance Party

By Zach Johnson

You didn’t think you’d seen the last of Hades, did you?

Cheyenne Jackson is reprising his villainous role when he hosts Descendants Remix Dance Party: A Disney Channel Music Event on Friday, March 20, at 7 p.m. The half-hour, high-energy immersive dance party will feature upbeat musical performances of reimagined Descendants hits—and Hades…

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Cameron Boyce

Remembering Cameron Boyce

By the D23 Team

Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce passed away on Saturday, July 6, at the age of 20.

The young actor was beloved for his role on the Disney Channel series Jessie, where he starred as Luke Ross during the show’s four seasons, before reprising the role on the spin-off series BUNK’D. Boyce was catapulted to greater acclaim with his role as…

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Disney and Pixar’s Soul to Premiere Next Summer—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

The director behind Inside Out will bring his latest to the big screen next June, and Descendants 3 offers up a new sneak peek… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Mark Your Calendars for Disney and Pixar’s Soul in June 2020

Ever wonder where dreams come from? What about your passions, or…

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news briefs 8/15

Live-Action Mulan Now in Production—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Liu Yifei will portray Hua Mulan in the new version of Disney’s 1998 animated hit, and two fan-fave actors join the cast of Disney Channel’s live-action Kim Possible movie… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!
Live-Action Mulan Now in Production; Set to Bring Honor to Us All
We here at D23 are…

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Under the Sea: A Descendants Story

Descendants’ Mal and Uma Are Going Under the Sea

By Beth Deitchman

Darling, it’s better down where it’s wetter—take it from D23! And if you don’t believe us, ask Descendants arch-nemeses Mal and Uma, who go head to head in an epic underwater showdown in Under the Sea: A Descendants Story, a new live-action short-form special premiering on Disney Channel on Friday, September 28 (7:50–8 p.m….

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D23 Loves Disney Channel

35 Years of Disney Channel in Under One Minute

Disney Channel started broadcasting on April 18, 1983, and we’re looking back at some of our favorite original shows and movies from the past 35 years—all in under a minute! From The All-New Mickey Mouse Club to Andi Mack, Disney Channel’s live-action shows, animated series, and movies have entertained both the young and young-at-heart as long as the channel has…

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