Maia Mitchell to Set Sail with “Jake & The Neverland Pirates” as Wendy Darling


maiamitchell-jakeneverland-093014Maia Mitchell is heading off to Neverland!

“The Fosters” star is set to lend her voice to Wendy Darling for an upcoming special episode of Disney Junior’s “Jake & The Neverland Pirates.” Oh, and not only will Maia be lending her speaking voice to the role, but also her singing voice! She will be performing a new original song called “Once Upon a Time” for the episode in which Peter Pan and Tinker Bell also appear.

Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Battle for the Book! is set to debut at 6 p.m. ET/PT on Sunday, Oct. 26, on Disney Channel and Disney Junior. Wendy, John and Michael Darling will make their series debut in the musical special.

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The new special finds Captain Hook stealing Wendy’s storybook from the Darling family home in London, prompting Peter Pan to enlist Jake’s help to save the day. With his trusted crew and the spirited Tinker Bell by his side, Jake meets the Darling children for the first time and together they race to prevent Never Land’s most cherished tales from being lost forever.

A full-length preview of Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Battle for the Book! will be available on and the WATCH Disney Junior app beginning Sunday, Oct. 19, followed by the debut of a new Hidden Objects game on Wednesday, Oct. 22. The special will be released on DVD on Jan. 6.