In the exclusive video above from Disney, take a sneak peek at the upcoming television movie special Elena of Avalor: Song of the Sirenas, featuring a song, “Familia Forever,” performed by guest star Javier Muñoz (Hamilton).
The movie event, which is based on Disney's Emmy-winning series Elena of Avalor, will premiere September 21 at 7 PM ET on Disney Junior and the DisneyNOW app.
Elena of Avalor is an animated series from Disney Junior that features the network's first princess inspired by diverse Latin cultures and folklore.
In Elena of Avalor: Song of the Sirenas, Elena, played by Aimee Carrero, is reunited with her cousin in Nueva Vista (Muñoz plays the Princess' cousin, Duke Cristóbal). There, she encounters a group of mermaid-like sea creatures called sirenas and learns about their complicated history with humans. Elena befriends the sirenas and enlists their help to defeat evil sorceress Shuriki (played by Jane Fonda).
In addition to Fonda, the recurring guest voice cast includes Constance Marie, Lou Diamond Phillips, Hector Elizondo, Justina Machado, Jaime Camil, Anthony Mendez, Mario Lopez, and Diane Guerrero. Gaby Moreno performs the series' theme song.
In addition to Muñoz, other stars making guest voice appearances for the September 21 special are Gina Rodriguez, Edward James Olmos, Rita Moreno, Prince Royce, and Rosario Dawson.
Elena of Avalor stars Jenna Ortega as Princess Isabel; Chris Parnell, Yvette Nicole Brown, and Carlos Alazraqui as jaquins Migs, Luna, and Skylar, respectively; Emiliano Díez as Francisco; Julia Vera as Luisa; Christian Lanz as Chancellor Esteban; Jillian Rose Reed as Naomi; Joseph Haro as Mateo; Jorge Diaz as Gabe; Keith Ferguson as Zuzo; and Joe Nunez as Armando.
John Kavanaugh is the series' songwriter/music director, Tony Morales is the composer, and Rene Camacho serves as the Latin music consultant. Elena of Avalor was created and is executive-produced by Craig Gerber.