Entertainment NewsDisney Revives ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ with Selena Gomez

Disney Revives ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ with Selena Gomez


Key Takeaways:

's sequel series to ‘Wizards of Waverly Place' is currently under .
– Original cast members, including Selena Gomez and David Henrie, are returning as executive .
– Gomez will feature in a guest role, while Henrie rejoins as a primary cast member.
– The project, with the working title ‘Wizards,' is a part of Disney Branded and is set to release later this year.

Disney's Charm Revival with ‘Wizards of Waverly Place'

Waving her magic wand once more, Selena Gomez is returning to where it all began, the Disney Channel. But this time, it's for a new sequel series to ‘Wizards of Waverly Place.' Known for her recent role solving murders in Only Murders in the Building, Gomez is now reclaiming her magical roots. She played Alex Russo in the original four-season series, engaging audiences from 2007 to 2012.

Further Magic with Original Cast

Playing along Gomez, we'll see David Henrie, who played Justin Russo, come out of magical retirement to the show. As if the revival of this fan-favorite show wasn't exciting enough, Henrie is reprising his role as Justin while Gomez will appear as a guest. Though they've grown since we last saw them, their characters continue to evoke nostalgic enchantment.

New Magic Blood in the Mix

As the series returns, new faces are set to join the cast. The talented Max Matenko is set to play Justin's youngest son, Milo. Alkaio Thiele will join the magical family as Justin's eldest son, Roman. Playing Giada, Justin's wife, will be Mimi Gianopulos. The young and powerful wizard, Billie, will be portrayed by Janice LeAnn Brown.

A Glimpse into the Story

The sequel, ‘Wizards,' promises a captivating narrative that revolves around a grown-up Justin Russo, who has opted for a ‘mortal' life with his family. The chain of commences when Justin's sister Alex turns up at his doorstep with her wizard-in-training, Billie. Once again, Justin embarks on his magical journey, juggling everyday responsibilities and safeguarding the Wizard World.

Preserving the Magic Essence

Ayo Davis, president of Disney Branded Television, expressed his excitement over this retailing. He stated, “'Wizards of Waverly Place' enchanted audiences everywhere with adventures filled with magic and laughter. We can't wait to invite both long-time fans and new to experience this magical world with Selena, David, and our extraordinary cast and .”

In Other News

In her off-time from the revival of this beloved series, Selena Gomez continues to charm her viewers in other . She is set to star in the crime musical, Emilia Perez, directed by Jaques Audiard. The film, set in Mexico, narrates the story of a lawyer, Rita, who finds herself embroiled with a feared cartel boss to disappear.

Closing Thoughts

This Disney show revival promises a charming and magical experience revolving around the world of ‘Wizards.' As a viewer, are you excited about this revival? Do you think the new series will capture the grandeur of the original? Share your thoughts in the comments section below. The magic of ‘Wizards' continues, and it's only just beginning.

Megan Dianehttps://www.projectcasting.com
Hi, I'm Megan Browne, the Head of Partnerships at Project Casting - a job board for the entertainment industry. As Head of Partnerships, I help businesses find the best talent for their influencer campaigns, photo shoots, and film productions. Creating these partnerships has enabled me to help businesses scale and reach their true potential. I'm excited to continue driving growth by connecting people with projects they're passionate about.


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