Brandy reprising her Cinderella role in Disney+'s latest 'Descendants' film

The film's working title is "The Pocketwatch."

November 21, 2022, 4:01 PM

Brandy is set to reprise her role as Cinderella for the latest installment in the popular "Descendants" franchise.

The Disney+ film's working title is "The Pocketwatch." It will be directed by Jennifer Phang.

The singer first portrayed the iconic character in Walt Disney Television's 1997 version of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella," in which she played the Disney princess alongside the late Whitney Houston, who played her Fairy Godmother.

PHOTO: Brandy Norwood stars in "Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella."
Brandy Norwood stars in "Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella."

Rita Ora also joins the film as the villainous Queen of Hearts from "Alice in Wonderland."

The two join previously announced cast members China Anne McClain, Kylie Cantrall and Dara Reneé. Additional cast members include Malia Baker, Ruby Rose Turner, Morgan Dudley, Joshua Colley and Melanie Paxson.

The "Descendants" franchise follows the stories of the teenage children of Disney’s most iconic characters and notorious villains.

According to an official description, this installment follows polar opposites Red (Cantrall) and Chloe (Baker) who "must join forces to travel back in time, via a magical pocket watch created by the Mad Hatter's son, to stop an event that would lead to grave consequences."

A release date has not yet been announced.

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