Bilingual Broadcast Planned for Disney Channel Original Movie

BURBANK, August 22: The Disney Channel original movie The
Cheetah Girls 2
, filmed in Barcelona, will
be closed-captioned in both Spanish and English for its premiere telecast on
August 25, and will air entirely in Spanish with English subtitles on September

The film premieres on the channel August 25 at 8 p.m. The
Spanish-language broadcast in September is part of Disney’s initiatives for
Hispanic Heritage Month, and will be immediately followed by an
English-language broadcast with Spanish subtitles.

Scott Garner, the senior VP of programming at Disney Channel
in the U.S., noted, "We are committed to connecting with kids, especially
with this movie's themes of celebrating a multicultural world, expressing
oneself and appreciating family. We've designed these programming events to
encourage kids and multiple generations of families to enjoy the movie

Designed for kids aged 6-14 and families, The Cheetah
Girls 2
, a sequel to the 2003 release,
finds the teen divas' quest for pop superstardom taking an international turn
when they enter a music festival in Barcelona, Spain. Once there, they meet
Marisol, a talented Spanish solo singer and her manager/mother Lola.

The movie will air on 24 Disney Channels worldwide,
including Disney Channel Spain, Disney Channel Portugal and Disney Channel
Latin America.