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Sofia the First Gets A Special Date

Sofia The First

Sofia The First

Disney’s Sofie the First- a series about a child princess– is get­ting closer to air­ing, and a spe­cial based on the series has a firm air date. The spe­cial, titled Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess, will hit Dis­ney Chan­nel on Sun­day, Nov. 18 at 7 PM, and 9 a.m. Thurs­day, Nov. 22, on Dis­ney Junior.

Sofie the First tele­vi­sion the tele­vi­sion series will pre­miere some­time in early 2013. The movie and series will appear in var­i­ous other coun­tries from mid-2013 on both Dis­ney Chan­nels and Dis­ney Junior channels.

Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess is aimed at kids aged 2–7. Craig Ger­ber (Pixie Hol­low Games) devel­oped the movie and serves as co-executive pro­ducer and story edi­tor. Jamie Mitchell (Spe­cial Agent Oso) is exec­u­tive pro­ducer and direc­tor. Kevin Kli­esch (Tan­gled Ever After) com­posed the music while John Kavanaugh (Win­nie The Pooh: Spring­time With Roo) is onboard as songwriter/music direc­tor. The show fea­tures a voice cast headed by Ariel Win­ter (Mod­ern Fam­ily) as Sofia, Sara Ramirez (Grey’s Anatomy) as Queen Miranda, Wayne Brady (Let’s Make a Deal) as Clover and Tim Gunn (Project Run­way) as Baileywick.

Set in the sto­ry­book world of Enchancia, Sofia is a lit­tle girl with a commoner’s back­ground. That is until her mom mar­ries the King, and sud­denly, she is roy­alty. Sofia is whisked off to the cas­tle, where she learns what it means to be a real princess, dis­cov­er­ing empow­er­ing lessons about kind­ness, for­give­ness, gen­eros­ity, courage and self-respect. With the help of the three famil­iar fairies in charge of the Royal Train­ing Acad­emy– Flora, Fauna and Mer­ry­weather of Disney’s clas­sic “Sleep­ing Beauty”- Sofia learns that look­ing like a princess isn’t all that hard, but behav­ing like one must come from the heart.

Disney’s Cin­derella makes an appear­ance in the movie to offer Sofia some words of wis­dom as she learns to nav­i­gate the life of royalty.

Sophie is Disney’s first child princess. The sto­ries in this series are designed to com­mu­ni­cate pos­i­tive mes­sages and life lessons that are applic­a­ble to preschool-aged children.

Set in the sto­ry­book world of Enchancia, the movie intro­duces Sofia, an aver­age girl whose life sud­denly trans­forms when her mother mar­ries the king and she becomes a princess, Sofia the First. Disney’s Cin­derella makes an appear­ance in the movie to offer Sofia some words of wis­dom as she learns to nav­i­gate the life of royalty.