Disney's Descendants 4: The Pocketwatch to film in Atlanta, Georgia

The fourth film in the franchise will begin filming end of January and wrap mid-March 

By Priyanca Rajput 4 Jan 2023

Disney's Descendants 4: The Pocketwatch to film in Atlanta, Georgia
Descendants 3. Credit: Disney

The fourth instalment of Disney's Descendants film series is set to film in Atlanta, Georgia.

According to The Midgard Times, The Pocketwatch - the working title of the sequel to the Descendants trilogy - will begin filming at the end of this month over 50 days and wrap mid-March.

The outlet adds that latest instalment will follow polar opposites Red and Chloe as they cross paths at a momentous celebration in Auradon when unexpected chaos breaks out. To avert an impending coup, they must band together to travel back in time, using a magical pocket watch constructed by the Mad Hatter's son, to avert a disastrous tragedy.

Kylie Cantrall leads the cast as Red who is described as the whip-smart and rebellious teenage daughter of the Queen of Hearts, and Malia Baker as Chloe, the perfectionist and athletic daughter of Cinderella and Prince Charming and sister of Chad.

Rounding out the cast is: Brandy Norwood as Cinderella, Rita Ora portrays the withholding, tyrannical and villainous 'Queen of Hearts', China Anne McClain returns as Uma, daughter of the infamous sea-witch Ursula, Dara Reneé as Ulyana, the younger sister of Ursula, Ruby Rose Turner portrays Bridget/Young Queen of Hearts, Morgan Dudley is Ella/Young Cinderella, Colley plays Hook, one of Ulyana’s sycophants, and Melanie Paxson returns as Fairy Godmother, the wise and kind headmistress of Auradon Prep.

Jennifer Phang directs the fantasy-musical from a script written by Dan Frey and Russell Sommer. Suzanne Todd and Gary Marsh executive produce alongside Phang as co-executive producer. 

The original trilogy (2015-2019) filmed predominantly in Vancouver, Canada -- marking the first time the production will film on different territory.

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