has announced that "Liv and Maddie
" star Dove Cameron
has been cast as Maleficent's daughter Mal in "Descendants," a contemporary live-action adventure-comedy that taps into Disney's heritage characters . notably its most evil villains. "Dove is a multi-dimensional actress whose undeniable charisma allows her to conjure the many facects of Mal, the sharp-edged yet vulnerable daughter of one of Disney's most wicked villains," said Disney Channel
Worldwide Senior VP Judy Taylor
. Disney's "Descendants" is scheduled to begin production next spring for a 2015 premiere on Disney Channel
. Kenny Ortega
, the Emmy Award-winning director and choreographer of Disney's record-setting "High School Musical
" TV movies and feature...