Please tell us you were also completely obsessed with Amy Adams back in 2007 because of how perfect she was as Giselle in Enchanted. If you said yes, then you’re probably as hyped about the announcement of the long-awaited sequel, Disenchanted, finally being in production! That’s right, fellow Disney nerds, we win again!
We don’t have a release date or anything, but we’re glad to see that Disney is leaning heavily into the nostalgia of its fans and bringing us back to our childhoods in the best way possible. Whoever’s calling the shots on this nostalgic wave, we love you!
Rumors about a possible sequel to this beloved classic have been flying since the first movie came out, and now, 14 years later, it’s here! Well, almost here, at least. But considering the original plans were to have a sequel in 2011… we think we should be happy to have an official announcement about the production starting at last. We even learned who will be playing Morgan: Gabriella Baldacchino. Look how cute it was when she got the news!
What We Know So Far
Gabriella is joining the returning cast from the original Enchanted. It’s hard to believe Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden, and Idina Menzel will be together on screen again after so long. But hey, we’re not complaining! We’ll be looking forward to catching up with Giselle, Robert, Edward, and Nancy 15 years after we left them for the first time. No idea what’s going on with Edward and Nancy in Andalasia, but we do know that Giselle, Robert, and Morgan moved from Manhattan to Monroeville and are trying to figure out what their “happily ever after” looks like. As long as it includes Giselle making more dresses out of unusual fabrics, we’re down!
And, like every good sequel, we have some other new additions to the cast we need to mention. Maya Rudolph plays Malvina, Giselle’s new adversary; Kolton Stewart will be Malvina’s son; Yvette Nicole Brown plays someone named Rosalyn; Jayma Mays is Ruby, and Oscar Nunez will be Edgar. So far, we have very little information about these characters, but the actors alone make us think they’ll be great.
Finally, let’s talk about the crew behind Disenchanted. Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz are once again responsible for the music, and knowing these two, they may very well get new Academy Awards nominations as they did for their work in the first movie. Also returning from Enchanted is the producer Barry Josephson, and this time, the director is Adam Shankman.
For now, that’s all we know, but you can be sure we’ll come back to tell you about any updates on Disenchanted until the day it drops on Disney+ for us to watch. We’re just that happy about it.
What about you? Was Enchanted a big part of your childhood too? Are you excited about Disenchanted? Tell us in the comments or tweet us @TheHoneyPop!
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