Wendy Raquel Robinson has been tapped to play Cruella de Vil in The Disney Channel original movie “Descendants,” which highlights the teen offspring of Disney’s classic characters, including its villains.
Robinson, a star on BET’s “The Game,” will take on the “101 Dalmations” puppy-napper, who is the mother of Carlos, played by Cameron Boyce.
Due in 2015, the Kenny Ortega-directed pic will also feature Kristin Chenoweth as “Sleeping Beauty” baddie Maleficent; Maz Jobrani as “Aladdin” bad guy Jafar, dad to Jay, played by “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and “Twilight” actor Booboo Stewart; and Kathy Najimy as the Evil Queen, mom to Evie, played by newcomer Sofia Carson.
Rounding out the list of Disney parents is “Saving Mr. Banks” actress Melanie Paxson in the role of Fairy Godmother, mom to newcomer Brenna D’Amico’s Jane.
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