‘Enchanted 2’ (titled as ‘Disenchanted’) is an upcoming American live-action/animated musical fantasy romantic comedy film. It is produced by Walt Disney Pictures and written and directed by Adam Shankman. The film is a sequel to the beloved 2007 film Enchanted.
Producers of this film are Barry Josephson and Barry Sonnenfeld. Jo Burn, Sunil Perkash are executive producer of this film.
But, what can we expect from ‘Disenchanted’? Here’s everything we know about this film so far:
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‘Enchanted 2’ Cast
- Amy Adams as Giselle
- Patrick Dempsey as Robert Philip
- Maya Rudolph as Malvina Monroe
- Gabriella Baldacchino as Morgan Philip, Baldacchino replaces Rachel Covey from the first film.
- James Marsden as Prince Edward
- Idina Menzel as Nancy Tremaine
- Yvette Nicole Brown as Rosaleen
- Jayma Mays as Ruby
- Kolton Stewart as Malvina’s son
- Oscar Nunez as Edgar
‘Enchanted 2’ Plot
The story is set 15 years after Enchanted, which found fairy-tale princess Giselle banished from her kingdom of Andalasia to Manhattan. Disenchanted returns us to the world of Giselle (Amy Adams) and her pragmatic divorce lawyer husband, Robert (Patrick Dempsey), they have since moved from New York to the suburbs with Morgan. Morgan who is the daughter of Patrick, is now a teenager. When Giselle begins to question her happily ever after, she wishes that their lives were the perfect fairytale. However, her wish turns both her real life and her animated home of Andalasia upside down.
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Disenchanted will include new songs from Menken and Schwartz. In March 2020, during the Broadway Rosie O’Donnell show benefit, Alan Menken revealed that he and Stephen Schwartz were already writing the songs for the film. They originally worked together on Enchanted and received three Academy Award nominations.
On May 14, 2021, in a newsletter, Schwartz revealed that the film will have seven songs (two more than the first film) plus reprises. He added that unlike the first film, which had the song spots already written in the script, he and Menken were collaborating with the director and screenwriter for more organic song spots. He also revealed that Nancy (Idina Menzel) would have a solo song and be part of another song. Nancy initially had a song in the original film, but it was cut.
‘Enchanted 2’ Release Date
On August 4, 2021, director and producer Adam Shankman (Hairspray) announced that the film concluded production in Ireland and is on the way.
“Myself and Giselle…errrr….@amyadams would just like to say: And that’s a wrap. #Disenchanted Coming to you in #2022,” he wrote on Instagram alongside a photo of himself with Amy Adams, who stars in the movies as Princess Giselle.
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The highly anticipated sequel has been in development since early 2010.
Shooting began on Monday 10 May, 2021.
Disenchanted filmed on location in Ireland, specifically in Wicklow and the areas around it, with Adams and Dempsey spending the past few months here. The picturesque villages of Enniskerry has now become the suburb of Monroeville and a fairytale village.
It is the second Enchanted film to be set in Wicklow, as another film called Ella Enchanted was also set in Wicklow.
Enchanted 2 will premiere exclusively on Disney+ in 2022.
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‘Enchanted 2’ Trailer
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Shankman said, “working again with Disney has been like coming home. With Amy and this extraordinary cast, Alan and Stephen’s mind-blowing new score, and Barry and Disney’s support, I just hope to bring magic and joy to audiences around the world.”
The film is finally coming out in 2022, exclusively on Disney+.
So, these are the major information about this sequel film. We’ll update this as soon as there’s any official confirmation about the release date and trailer. Are you excited to watch it? Let us know in the comments section.