– Dara Reneé, Frankie Rodriguez, Julia Lester, Ruth Righi, Izabela Rose and Sophia Hammons Are Set to Perform Covers of Iconic Disney Princess Songs –
– Classic Disney Movies ‘Tangled’ and ‘Frozen’ to Kick-Off Disney Channel’s Princess Night –
Coinciding with World Princess Week, Disney Channel will unveil an all-new music special, “Disney Princess Remixed – An Ultimate Princess Celebration,” FRIDAY, AUG. 27 (7:30 p.m. EDT/PDT). Narrated by 12-year-old social media star Txunamy Ortiz, the half-hour special will celebrate the empowering attributes of Disney princesses and queens through reimagined performances of their iconic songs. GRAMMY(R) Award-winning recording artist Brandy will also debut her music video for “Starting Now,” the anthem for The Walt Disney Company’s year-long event, “Ultimate Princess Celebration,” which spotlights the courage and kindness that Disney heroines inspire in fans all around the world. “Disney Princess Remixed – An Ultimate Princess Celebration” will also be available on Disney+ same day in select markets, including the U.S.
Disney stars Dara Reneé, Frankie Rodriguez, Julia Lester (“High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”), Izabela Rose (“Secrets of Sulphur Springs”), Ruth Righi (“Sydney to the Max”) and Sophia Hammons (“Under Wraps”) are set to perform pop, rock and R&B remixes of “Into the Unknown” from Disney’s “Frozen 2,” “Home” from Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” “Almost There” from Disney’s “Princess and the Frog” and “Part of Your World” from Disney’s “The Little Mermaid,” respectively. Walt Disney Records will also release three singles from the special, “Into the Unknown (Disney Princess Remixed)” set for release on Aug. 13, followed by two additional singles available Aug. 27.
To kick off Disney Channel’s Princess Night, fans can also enjoy a special presentation of the classic Disney movies “Tangled” beginning at 4:05 p.m. EDT/PDT and “Frozen” at 5:45 p.m. EDT/PDT. Immediately following the special, a new princess-themed episode of “Disney’s Magic Bake-Off” will debut at 8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT.
“Disney Princess Remixed – An Ultimate Princess Celebration” is executive produced by Emmy(R) Award-winning team NappyTabs (“World of Dance,” “So You Think You Can Dance”).
About “Ultimate Princess Celebration”
Ultimate Princess Celebration is a yearlong event spotlighting the courage and kindness that Disney heroines inspire in fans all around the world. From Cinderella’s generosity and Belle’s ingenuity to Mulan’s selflessness and Moana’s adventurous spirit, Disney is honoring these strong women through music, experiences, products, and a campaign to give back to children around the country. Find out more about Ultimate Princess Celebration at princess.Disney.com, or follow on @thedisneyprincesses on Instagram / @DisneyPrincess on Facebook.