Kenny Ortega revealed on “The View” yesterday that Whoopi Goldberg will be voicing the role of Uma’s mother, Ursula – the sea witch from “The Little Mermaid – in “Descendants 2.”
Starring are Dove Cameron (“Liv and Maddie”), Cameron Boyce (“Jessie”), Sofia Carson (Hollywood Records recording artist, “Adventures in Babysitting”), Booboo Stewart (“X-Men Days of Future Past”), and Mitchell Hope reprising the roles of Mal, Carlos, Jay, Evie and King Ben, respectively.
Guess who's voicing Ursula in @DisneyChannel's #Descendants2 — none other than the fabulous @WhoopiGoldberg! 🐙 pic.twitter.com/fzrWPMDY3G
— The View (@TheView) July 19, 2017
Starring as the new villains are China Anne McClain (“A.N.T. Farm”) as Uma, the daughter of Ursula; Thomas Doherty (“The Lodge”) as Harry, son of Captain Hook; Dylan Playfair (“Some Assembly Required”) as Gil, son of Gaston; and Anna Cathcart (“Odd Squad”) as Dizzy, daughter of Cinderella’s evil stepsister Drizella and granddaughter of wicked stepmother Lady Tremaine.
Also reprising their roles in this sequel are Brenna D’Amico as Jane, the daughter of Fairy Godmother; Melanie Paxson as Fairy Godmother; Dianne Doan as Lonnie, the daughter of Mulan; Jedidiah Goodacre as Chad, the son of Cinderella; Zachary Gibson as Doug, the son of Dopey; Keegan Connor Tracy as Belle and Dan Payne as Beast.
DESCENDANTS 2 lands JULY 21, 2017 on Disney Channel and DVD August 15, 2017.