Descendants: Wicked World
|Descendants: Wicked World|
|Also known as||Wicked World|
Jennifer Magee-Cook (story)|
Aliki Theofilopolous (story)
Julia Miranda (season 1)
Scott Peterson (season 2)
Aliki Theofilopoulos (season 1)|
Eric Fogel (season 2)
China Anne McClain
Bradley Steven Perry
|Opening theme||"Rotten to the Core" by Sofia Carson|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||23 (list of episodes)|
|Running time||2–3 minutes|
|Distributor||Disney-ABC Domestic Television|
|Original network||Disney Channel|
|Original release||September 18, 2015 – present|
|Followed by||Descendants 2|
|Related shows||Descendants: School of Secrets|
Descendants: Wicked World (also abbreviated simply as Wicked World) is a computer-animated short-form series based on the Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants. It premiered on September 18, 2015 on the Disney Channel and its digital platforms, including WATCH Disney Channel. The series will feature new shorts in July 15, 2016.
The series picks up after the film and introduces new characters. Providing the voices of the animated characters are Dove Cameron as Mal, Sofia Carson as Evie, Cameron Boyce as Carlos, Booboo Stewart as Jay, Mitchell Hope as Ben, Brenna D'Amico as Jane, Sarah Jeffery as Audrey, Dianne Doan as Lonnie, China Anne McClain as Freddie, Jennifer Veal as Ally, and Myrna Velasco as CJ.
On July 13, 2016, it was announced the series was renewed for a second season and that Bradley Steven Perry would be added to the cast as Zevon, the son of Yzma from The Emperor's New Groove, and Lauryn McClain would take over voicing Freddie from her sister China Anne McClain who was cast as Ursula's daughter Uma in the upcoming television film sequel. The series returned for the second season in October 21, 2016.
After the coronation of Prince Ben, the villain kids Mal, Evie, Jay and Carlos use their one shot at being good while their dreadful and villainous parents are still roaming the Isle of the Lost. The short series introduces new characters from the Isle of the Lost and Auradon.
- Mal (voiced by Dove Cameron) – The daughter of Maleficent.
- Carlos de Vil (voiced by Cameron Boyce) – The son of Cruella de Vil.
- Jay (voiced by Booboo Stewart) – The son of Jafar.
- Evie (voiced by Sofia Carson) – The daughter of The Evil Queen.
- Ben (voiced by Mitchell Hope) – The son of Belle and the Beast. He is the current King of Auradon.
- Princess Audrey (voiced by Sarah Jeffery) – The daughter of Aurora and Prince Phillip.
- Jane (voiced by Brenna D'Amico) – The daughter of The Fairy Godmother.
- Lonnie (voiced by Dianne Doan) – The daughter of Fa Mulan and Li Shang.
- Jordan (voiced by Ursula Taherian) – The daughter of The Genie.
- Freddie Facilier (voiced by China Anne McClain in Season 1, Lauryn McClain in Season 2) – The daughter of Dr. Facilier, the main antagonist of The Princess and the Frog.
- Ally (voiced by Jennifer Veal) – The daughter of Alice.
- CJ Hook (voiced by Myrna Velasco) – The daughter of Captain Hook and Freddie's best friend.
- Zevon (voiced by Bradley Steven Perry) – The son of Yzma, the main antagonist of The Emperor's New Groove. He will be introduced in Season Two.
The production of the series was announced right after the film Descendants finished airing on Disney Channel. Former Phineas and Ferb storyboard artist Aliki Theofilopoulos Grafft announced on Twitter that she was directing the series, with Jenni Cook as producer, and that the original cast would be reprising their roles. Each episode of the series is going to be under five minutes long, and in January 2016 a DVD titled Descendants: Wicked World & More released and had every short from season one, along with the "Rotten To The Choreography" and the "Set It Off" specials. The episodes are about two minutes long.
Season 1 (2015–16)
Season 2 (2016)
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||Prod.|
|19||1||"Slumber Party"||Eric Fogel||Scott Peterson||October 21, 2016||201||N/A|
|In the aftermath of the Neon Lights Ball, the girls throw a slumber party and play a rousing game of would-you-rather.|
|20||2||"Odd Mal Out"||Eric Fogel||Scott Peterson||October 28, 2016||202||N/A|
|Mal learns about Auradon’s Jewel-bilee celebration, and why she cannot participate.|
|21||3||"Pair of Sneakers"||Eric Fogel||Scott Peterson||November 4, 2016||203||N/A|
|Mal and Freddie go back to the Isle of The Lost to find Mal's Birthright Jewel.|
|22||4||"Wild Rehearsal"||Eric Fogel||Scott Peterson||November 11, 2016||204||TBD|
|Preparations for the Jewel-BiLee are disrupted by Mal's evil spells.|
|23||5||"Chemical Reaction"||Eric Fogel||Scott Peterson||November 18, 2016||205||TBD|
|When Mal turns Evie's chemistry experiment into a wicked wardrobe malfunction, Evie begins to strongly suspect that something is wrong with Mal.|
|24||6||"Talking Heads"||Eric Fogel||Scott Peterson||December 2, 2016||206||TBD|
|25||7||"Steal Away"||TBA||TBA||December 9, 2016||TBA||TBD|
|Year||Award||Category||Recipients and nominees||Result||Ref.|
|2016||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Animated TV Show||Descendants: Wicked World||Nominated|
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