'Descendants' Star Sofia Carson on Movie’s Tremendous Success: ‘It’s a Dream’

by Ashley Crossan 11:56 AM PDT, August 21, 2015
Playing 'Descendants' Star Sofia Carson on Movie’s Tremendous Success: ‘It’s a Dream’

Nineties kids, rejoice! Disney Channel Original Movies are bigger than ever!

Descendants exceeded expectations during its premiere last month when it became the fifth most-watched cable movie of all time, with over 12 million viewers.

ETonline caught up with Sofia Carson at D23 Expo, who stole our hearts as the Evil Queen’s delightful daughter Evie.

“It is such a dream come true!” said Carson of starring in the movie. “This is my first film and for it to have been Descendants […] and to be part of something people love so much, I'm so lucky and I feel so blessed and so thankful.”

WATCH: Behind-the-Scenes of ‘Descendants’ With the Wicked Cast!

Carson stars alongside Dove Cameron, Booboo Stewart and Cameron Boyce as the modern-day teenage children of some our favorite classic Disney Villains: Cruella De Vil, Maleficent, the Evil Queen and Jafar.

The plot follows the teens as they are freed from exile and given the chance to attend high school with the children of Disney’s heroes.

Carson just released a new music video for a retro-soul version of the movie’s hit song “Rotten to the Core,” which just premiered on Vevo: