Available now on Disney+, Disenchanted comes to streaming more than 15 years after the original film. Enchanted, it’s worth remembering, debuted in theaters in 2007. The new feature does a great job of bringing back some of the most beloved members of the first film – as well as introducing fun new characters.
“Nothing stays enchanted forever… Years after their ‘happily ever after,’ Giselle, Robert and Morgan move to a new community – and Andalasia and the real world are thrown out of balance,” states the official synopsis for Disenchanted on Disney+.
Disenchanted premiered on Disney+ on November 18. The film divided the opinion of specialized critics, guaranteeing 53% approval on Rotten Tomatoes.
Are you going to watch Disenchanted? We’ve revealed the returning cast members and new characters from the Disney film below; check out.
There is no Disenchanted without Amy Adams! In the new film, the iconic actress returns as Giselle – now Giselle Phillip. Already married to Robert, the character moves to a new city and experiences a surprising villainous transformation.
In addition to playing Giselle in Enchanted (and Disenchanted), Amy Adams is known for performances in films such as Batman vs. Superman, American Hustle, The Woman in the Window, Once Upon a Dream and Doubt. On TV, the actress is in the mystery series Sharp Objects.
Patrick Dempsey also returns in Disenchanted as Robert Philip, Giselle’s husband. The divorce specialist lawyer appears as a much more romantic guy. It’s a job change that leads Robert, Giselle and their daughter Morgan to move to the town of Monroeville.
You’re probably familiar with Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd from the medical drama Grey’s Anatomy. To this day, the character is considered the great love of protagonist Meredith. Other Patrick Dempsey projects include Scream 3 and Bridget Jones’s Baby.
James Marsden – King Edward
In Disenchanted, James Marsden delivers his voice as King Edward – the ruler of Andalasia. In the first film, it is worth remembering, Edward travels to the human world in search of Giselle, but ends up staying with Nancy, Robert’s ex-fiancée.
Considered one of the most charming actors in cinema, James Marsden is in films such as Hairspray, The Notebook, Dressed to Marry and Sonic: The Movie. Already on TV, Marsden acts in series like Westworld, Dial Amiga Para Matar and Modern Family.
Idina Menzel – Nancy Tremaine
Actress and singer Idina Menzel also returns in Disenchanted. In the film, she plays Nancy, Robert’s ex-fiancée and Edward’s wife. The character takes on a much more important role, even earning her own song.
Idina Menzel is best known for her voice acting work and Broadway performances. In the Frozen franchise, the actress voices the protagonist Elsa. It is she who sings the unforgettable song “Let It Go”. Idina Menzel’s other projects include the films Rent and Uncut Gems, as well as the series Glee.
Now that you know who returns in Disenchanted, we show you below the new actors of the Disney film.
In Disenchanted, American actress Gabriella Baldacchino plays Morgan, Robert’s daughter and Giselle’s stepdaughter. Baldacchino replaces Rachel Covey, who played Morgan in the original film. In the new film, Morgan is a teenager.
Disenchanted represents one of Gabriella Baldacchino’s first projects in theaters. In addition to the Disney film, the actress is in the drama Ask for Jane. On TV, the interpreter of Morgan acts in the series The Conners and School Spirits.
Maya Rudolph – Malvina Monroe
One of the main reinforcements in the cast of Disenchanted is Maya Rudolph. In the feature, the actress and comedian lives Malvina Monroe, one of the villains of the feature. As the name implies, the character is a descendant of the founders of Monroeville. She is also the “queen bee” of the town.
Best known for being part of the rotating cast of the humorous Saturday Night Live, Maya Rudolph acts in comedy films such as Missão Madrinha de Casamento, Gente Grande, Alma da Festa, Entre Vinho e Vinagre and Luca, in addition to the series Loot and The Good Place.
Yvette Nicole Brown and Jayma Mays – Rosaleen and Ruby
The main cast of Disenchanted is completed by Yvette Nicole Brown and Jayma Mays as Rosaleen and Ruby – Malvina’s confidants in Monroeville. The characters are secondary antagonists who do everything to carry out the plans of the main villain.
Yvette Nicole Brown is best known as Shirley from the sitcom Community. The actress is also in movies like Avengers: Endgame and Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters. Jayma Mays is famous for her performance as Emma Pillsbury on the series Glee. Other projects of the actress include films like The Smurfs and series like Heroes.
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