Cameron Boyce joins cast that also includes “Twilight” alum Booboo Stewart
Disney Channel’s upcoming original movie “Descendants” has added another villainous child to its roster.
“Grown Ups” and “Grown Ups 2″ actor Cameron Boyce has been cast as Carlos, the son of Cruella De Vil, in the TV movie, which will focus on the offspring of Disney’s greatest villains as they begin to question the family business of evil.
With the casting of Boyce, who’s also known for his portrayal of Luke Ross in the Disney Channel series “Jessie,” the movie as filled out its roster of the four main villain children. Boyce joins a cast that includes “Twilight” alum Booboo Stewart, who’ll play Jafar’s son Jay and Dove Cameron (“Liv and Maddie”), who’ll play Mal, the daughter of Maleficent.
Newcomers Sofia Carson and Mitchell Hope will play the daughter of the the Evil Queen and the son of Belle and the Beast, respectively.
The live-action film, which is being directed by “High School Musical” vet Kenny Ortega, will begin production in late spring for a premiere next year.