'Disenchanted' D23 Expo Teaser Trailer: Amy Adams Turns Into an Evil Stepmother

The cast of 'Disenchanted' shared the film's first teaser at D23 Expo.
by Danielle Turchiano — 

Amy Adams in 'Disenchanted'


Fifteen years after Giselle (Amy Adams) ended up falling for a New York single dad (played by Patrick Dempsey) in Enchanted, a lot has changed when we re-join them in Disenchanted.

For starters, now that they are married, she is the stepmother to his daughter Morgan (now played by Gabriella Baldacchino), and they have left the city behind for a small town called Monroe. Life may not be exactly what Giselle hoped, and so she makes a wish to live a fairy tale life once more, but this time in the real world. But if you know anything about fairy tales, you know that will be a mistake.

"Giselle still has all of the love and joy that we know ... but she now finds herself in a slightly different position as a mother of an infant and a teenager. ... She tries to move forward maybe not always in the best way but always with the best of intentions," Adam said at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calif.

You can see how this plays out when the film launches Nov. 24 on Disney+, as well as in the just-released trailer below.

Once her wish comes trues, animals begin to talk to her again, but she also begins to exhibit more evil tendencies, especially toward Morgan. She is, after all, a stepmother now, and you know how fairy tales feel about them.

While Giselle has some other familiar faces in her corner, from Prince Edward (James Marsden) to Nancy (Idina Menzel), she also has a new foe in high-end realtor Malvina Monroe (Maya Rudolph), Malvina's "mean women" assistants (played by Yvette Nicole Brown and Jayma Mays) and some of the more dark and surreal elements to the evil in fairy tales that creep into her world.

"We made this fun meal out of being as nasty to each other," Rudolph said.

As in all fairy tales, Giselle will have until the clock strikes midnight before the changes her wish made become permanent, but with her, for the first time, feeling that wicked is good, convincing her to turn her kingdom-styled Monroe back to normal may not be easy.

Enchanted has a 75 Metascore. Disenchanted has not yet been made available for review.