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‘Ultra Violet & Blue Demon’ Superhero Comedy Gets Disney Channel Series Order; Scarlett Estevez & More Round Out Cast

‘Ultra Violet & Blue Demon’ Superhero Comedy Gets Disney Channel Series Order; Scarlett Estevez & More Round Out Cast

Disney Channel has given a series order to Ultra Violet & Blue Demon, a superhero coming-of-age luchador action-comedy from a girl’s point of view, starring Mexican luchador and professional wrestler Blue Demon Jr. as a version of himself and Scarlett Estevez (Bunk’d) as Ultra Violet. The project had received a cast-contingent pilot order in January 2020, and now has received a formal series greenlight. The series, which introduces a relatable Mexican American family with a very special legacy, will showcase a predominately Latinx main cast and producing team.

The series unfolds as a magical luchador mask selects 13-year-old Violet (Estevez) to become Ultra, the superhero successor to her uncle, who is the famous Mexican wrestler Blue Demon Jr. and a superhero-in-disguise. Ultra begins her own secret superhero training with her uncle, all while having to navigate the ups and downs of middle school. As they start to work together, Uncle

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