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Gina Rodriguez & More On Board Elena of Avalor Special


This fall, Disney Junior is due to debut a prime-time TV movie based on Elena of Avalor and featuring the voices of Gina Rodriguez, Edward James Olmos, Rita Moreno, Prince Royce, Rosario Dawson and Javier Muñoz.

Elena of Avalor: Song of the Sirenas will follow the titular character as she travels to Nueva Vista, where she reconnects with her cousin Duke Cristóbal (Muñoz) and teams up with mermaid-like creatures called sirenas to defeat an evil sorceress. Rodriguez and Royce guest star as twin sirenas, Princess Marisa and Prince Marzel. Olmos and Moreno portray their parents, King Pescoro and Queen Camila, while Dawson voices Daria, a sirena royal guard.

Elena of Avalor: Song of the Sirenas is scheduled to premiere on Disney Junior and the DisneyNOW app on Friday, September 21, at 7 p.m. Following the debut of the TV movie, Disney Junior will launch a series of shorts titled Elena of Avalor: The Secret Life of Sirenas as well as additional extensions.

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