First Look: Cary Elwes Brings His Royal Badness to Disney Junior's Sofia The First

Michael Logan
Disney Junior

SOFIA THE FIRST - "The Secret Library" - Sofia unlocks a secret world and becomes Storykeeper of magical bookish ÒSofia The First: The Secret Library,Ó the first episode of a four-part story arc, debuting Monday, October 12 on Disney Channel and Disney Junior. (Disney Junior) STABLE MASTER, MAZZIMO, PRINCE RODERICK

In The Princess Bride, Cary Elwes battled an evil prince for the hand of the fair Buttercup. Now it’s his turn to be royally bad. Elwes will voice the role of nefarious horse thief Prince Roderick in The Secret Library, a four-episode arc of the Disney Channel hit Sofia the First, premiering Monday, Oct. 12 (9am/8c). Breaking Bad vet Dean Norris plays Roderick’s unhappy steed, Mazzimo.

Others in the starry cast include Bonnie Hunt and Eric Stonestreet, plus Sofia regulars Ariel Winter, Sara Ramirez, Wayne Brady and Tim Gunn. The Secret Library will also include an appearance by Princess Merida, from Disney-Pixar’s Brave, voiced by Supernatural’s Ruth Connell. Oh, and there’s one more touch of class: The saga is narrated by Downton Abbey star Hugh Bonneville!