Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson, China McClain & More Share Cameron Boyce Memories From 'Descendants 3' Set

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Cameron Boyce attends LA Family Housing Annual LAFH Awards And Fundraiser Celebration at The Lot on April 25, 2019 in West Hollywood, Calif.

Descendants 3 premiered on the Disney Channel on Friday night (Aug. 2), and members of the fantastical film's cast have been thinking non-stop about the time they spent on set with their beloved late co-star, Cameron Boyce.   

Last month, Boyce died in his sleep following an epileptic seizure at the age of 20, and his friends and family have shared many fond remembrances and launched a nonprofit in his memory in the weeks that followed.

Boyce has been a star of the Disney franchise since its first film in 2015, as have Dove Cameron and Sofia Carson, who have been posting behind-the-scenes photos of their time together with Boyce and their castmates in the days leading up to the airing of the movie musical.


my family. big night tonight

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From goofy selfies in between takes to group shots during rehearsal and a tearful farewell, the cast are turning their respective Instagram feeds into touching tributes for their Descendants "family" and sharing poignant throwbacks of special moments with Boyce in particular.

China McClain, who joined the Descendants cast with the sequel in 2017, also shared clips from their last day of filming together as well as a photo of the cast joining in one giant, loving embrace.

Check out Cameron, Carson and McClain's posts below.


dear cam, this one’s for you. @thecameronboycefoundation

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Always. #Descendants3

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i think that’s all the behind the scenes content i have. i wanted to post all of it, because i need to give it all away, i can’t hold it anymore. these past 6 years have been filled with more growth, more deep, true love and more vibrant LIFE, than most people experience in a lifetime and for that, i am forever grateful and forever indebted. i am humbled by the relationships i have made, the family i have found. i never thought i would ever feel truly SEEN for the human alien (that i think all artists feel they are) that i am until i found these people, my tribe. to @kennyortegablog : you are my guiding light, my mentor, my idol, my friend. thank you for shaping me into the performer that i am, you will always have your mark on me. to the fans: you are incredible, your dedication is unfathomable. i cannot believe how loved and cared for you have made us all feel, and all of this is thanks to YOU and your support. we owe it all to you. to our entire cast family , thank you for making me what i am. i truly believe i will never know better people, and i could never put my gratitude into words. to @sofiacarson , and cameron. words fail me. my heart is heavy with pain, and aching, agonizing love. my siblings. 6 years with the best. how did i get so lucky? goodbye, descendants. i will be forever grateful for this world, this momentary allowance into what felt like a double life. this world that was only ours, that we got to literally BUILD UP around us, that kept us safe, that let us escape to a place where everything made sense and everyone had love and a place they belonged, in our most formative and sensitive years. i needed you at 17, when i was lost and looking, and now i leave you stronger, deeply rooted and decidedly wild, if not a little heartbroken. although, i never truly leave you.

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