Ariel Winter, Sara Ramirez, Wayne Brady Celebrate Disney's 'Sofia the First'

The Hollywood Reporter

Ariel Winter, Sara Ramirez and Wayne Brady came out Saturday for the premiere of Disney's first little-girl princess movie, Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess.

The trio voice roles in the music-filled movie, which is set in the storybook world of Enchancia and introduces Sofia, an average girl whose life suddenly transforms when her mother marries the king and she becomes a princess. Saturday's event at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank also marked the launch of a Sofia the First illustrated storybook from Disney Publishing.

Also attending Saturday's event were Gary Marsh, president and chief creative officer at Disney Channels Worldwide; Nancy Kanter, senior vp original programming and GM at Disney Channels Worldwide; Andrew Sugerman, executive vp at Disney Publishing Worldwide; and Joe D'Ambrosia, vp original programming at Disney Junior.

The kid-friendly event featured several activities for the younger crowd, including storybook reading, face painting, a balloon artist and several games. Also in attendance were Hollywood parents Samantha Harris, Joey Lawrence and Ian Ziering.

Tim Gunn, who couldn't attend the premiere, also voices a role in the movie, aimed at kids ages 2-7. It will debut at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, on Disney Channel and at 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, on sister channel Disney Junior. A Sofia the First television series will premiere in early 2013.

A digital EP album from Walt Disney Records is available on iTunes and other retailers.

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