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Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Selena Gomez, David Henrie, Jake T. Austin, Maria Canals-Barrera, David DeLuise, Jennifer Stone

Selena Gomez Returns to Disney for 'Wizards of Waverly Place' TV Movie

September 28, 2012 08:09:15

isn't done playing Alex Russo, months after "" ended its run on Disney Channel. The actress/singer will reprise her role in a new TV movie which she will also executive produce alongside Vince Cheung, Ben Montanio, Dan Cross and David Hoge.

The girlfriend of will reunite with co-stars , Jennifer Stone, Maria Canals Barrera, David DeLuise and for the one-hour special. Victor Gonzalez is on board to direct with the script provided by Cheung and Montanio. The telepic is slated to kick off the principal photography in October in Los Angeles for a 2013 premiere.


'Wizards of Waverly Place' Finale Promo Debuted

November 14, 2011 11:11:32

"" will end its run after four seasons and the series finale has been previewed in a promo video. It compiles old scenes featuring Alex, Justin and Max using their powers as the three young wizards are battling each other in the Wizard Competition.

Teasing that one of them may be the family wizard and get the powers as well as responsibilities attached to the title, the promo also highlights the issue faced by the contenders. Alex is worried that Justin will beat her, while Max is deemed to be unpredictable.


First Look of Jackie Evancho on 'Wizards of Waverly Place'

February 25, 2011 03:02:40

"" runner-up has scored a guest appearance on Disney Channel's "" where she got the chance to work with and her co-stars. The first look of the 10-year-old singer appearing as herself has been released via several stills and on-set images.

Evancho, who wears star-spangled banner as her dress, will visit Tribeca Prep to sing at their "Spirit of America Play." Jennifer Stone's Harper, who dresses up as a cactus, will also be taking the stage for the first time. Jackie gives Harper a run for her money.


'Wizards of Waverly Place' Returns for Final Season in November

October 15, 2010 04:10:52

The Emmy Award-winning series "" will return for a brand new season on Friday, November 12, Disney Channel announced. Coming as guest stars in multi-episode arc are who joins as an "adorable" wizard named Maxine and who reprises his role as Alex's love interest, werewolf Mason.

In the new wizardly twists and turns, everything is not what it seems, as Alex is tricked into announcing to the world that she and her brothers are wizards, and a duplicating spell goes haywire, changing Max's life forever.


Miley Cyrus' Sister Tries Out for 'Wizards of Waverly Place'

October 08, 2010 11:10:40

' little sister was photographed attending the audition for "" in Hollywood on Wednesday, October 6 afternoon. The 10-year-old left the studio clutching a script with her mom Tish Cyrus in companion.

Noah has frequently appeared on Miley's show "", even appearing on the movie version as a background dancer. Her first major engagement in a movie was providing a voice in animation "" together with the youngest Jonas sibling, .


Selena Gomez Confirms Her Last Season on 'Wizards of Waverly Place'

July 13, 2010 02:07:22

has confirmed that she would be in her final year filming "". In an interview with MTV, the star of "" revealed how heartbreaking it is to do the Disney series for the last time but how exciting it is to continue with other projects.

"Unfortunately, I'm doing my last season of my show, which I'm really heartbroken about," Gomez confirmed. "That's gonna be a terrible time for me. I'm gonna do a movie for my show, which I'll be excited to end it with, and then a tour."


Coming Ahead: 'Wizards of Waverly Place' Season 4 and Movie Sequel

June 04, 2010 12:06:44

More magic is coming to Disney Channel. The network has announced in a press release that there will be a fourth season of "", the series starring and . In addition, there is a plan for a second TV movie which will follow the success of "".

Production on the fourth season of "Wizards" is scheduled to begin August with Vince Cheung and Ben Montanio as the new showrunners. This duo, who are known for their work in "Married with Children" as well as "Greetings from Tucson", replace Peter Murrieta who quit the show in April. Meanwhile, creator Todd J. Greenwald sticks to the executive producer role alongside Cheung and Montanio.


New Clip of Shakira on 'Wizards of Waverly Place'

March 22, 2010 09:03:08

For having a valuable guest star coming in the next "", Disney Channel has been generous in sharing another sneak peek of episode. If the first one features the "Gypsy" duet between Alex and Shakira, this new one focuses on Shakira showing off her famous "international pop star" dance in front of ecstatic crowd.

Shakira in the episode is not actually Shakira. She is the transformation of Uncle Kelbo who has abused one of the Main Eleven Wizards Rules. Alex, Justin and Max are shocked when discovering that the international music sensation is not what she appears to be but unfortunately for Uncle Kelbo, he can no longer control when transformation between himself and Shakira happens.


Shakira's Duet With Selena Gomez on 'Wizards' Previewed

March 19, 2010 10:03:30

Disney Channel has shared the first sneak peek clip of "" episode where guest stars as herself. The footage highlights on the duet between Shakira and on "Gypsy", a song from the Colombian singer's latest album "".

Alex, Justin and Max are shocked to discover that their Uncle Kelbo () has transformed into international music sensation Shakira after he failed to follow the Main Eleven Wizards Rules. "Shakira doesn't really exist. She's one of Kelbo's creations. It's a complicated thing," Shakira said on the set of the show back in December last year.


Justin Bieber May Visit 'Wizards of Waverly Place'

January 06, 2010 11:01:53

may get a visit from fellow tween star on "". said in an interview with Pop Star that a cameo in the Disney Channel series "might happen". He, however, quickly added that nothing is on the card and that he did not know "what's going on there".

The rumors that the singing sensation would appear on the show sparked after he rang the New Year's Eve with Selena on TV special "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin Eve". Selena got up on the stage when Justin was performing "One Less Lonely Girl" and they shared a couple of hugs. Justin also confirmed that he is a good friend of Selena and BFF .


Shakira Visiting 'Wizard of Waverly Place'

December 08, 2009 02:12:50

makes a stop on "" and she has even shot her part. The Colombian singer is a guest star on the Disney Channel show as one of Uncle Kelbo's creations. "Shakira doesn't really exist. She's one of Kelbo's creations. It's a complicated thing," Shakira says on the set of the show.

Asked by Access Hollywood whether she's acting or performing, Shakira says with a laugh "I'm acting. I'm actually making fun of myself. I had a great time on set, it was so fun." Speaking further about her acting career, she jokes that she thinks it would be the first time and the last time she's seen acting.


'Wizards of Waverly Place' Receives More Episodes

September 29, 2009 03:09:01

Disney Channel is having confidence in "" that it extends the contract of third season for eight more episodes. The series starring , and , thus, goes from 78 episodes to a total of 86 episodes.

"The appeal of 'Wizards' is simple: It's our extraordinary cast," Gary Marsh, President Entertainment for Disney Channels Worldwide said in the press release. "This is undoubtedly one of the strongest comedic ensembles on television When you couple that with an incredibly gifted writing and producing team, the result is pure comedic magic."


'Wizards of Waverly Place' Season 3 Premieres on October 9

September 02, 2009 04:09:25

It has been announced that "" will be back for a third season on October 9. The premiere episode is called "Franken-girl" where Justin got so fed-up by Alex constantly going through his stuff that he creates a female monster to guard his room and to think like Alex.

The October slate will also coincide the month of Halloween. On the October 30 episode, Justin begins his Monster Hunting course and gets more than he bargains for when Juliet and her vampire family turn out to be the three monsters he's searching for.


'Wizards of Waverly Place' Season 3 Preview

August 31, 2009 03:08:12

and her on-screen brother give fans of "" a sneak peek to the third season. Alex has a new BFF whom Justin is not fond of and after encountering vampires in the second season, the oldest of the Russo siblings will fight monsters. Additionally, Alex and Harper are moving in together.

Disney Channel has not yet announced a premiere date for the third season or the release date for the second season's DVD. The first episode of the new season allegedly will be called "Three Little Monsters".


'Wizards of Waverly Place' Preview: Wizards Vs. Vampires

July 13, 2009 09:07:54

The first part of the vampire saga on "" is previewed. Disney Channel will air 4 episodes that welcome a vampire family to the neighborhood, starting with "Wizards vs. Vampires on Waverly Place" that airs Friday, July 24.

When a new sandwich shop (the Late Night Bite) opens in Waverly Place, Justin falls in love with the owner's daughter, Juliet. But when his family finds out that they are vampires both parents say they can't date. guest stars as Juliet.


New Preview of 'Wizards of Waverly Place': Alien Invasion

July 04, 2009 11:07:46

A new and vintage promo of "" is aired on Disney Channel. A family of Alien has landed on Waverly Place and only one human can stop them. The episode, which has no official synopsis or title yet, is slated to air on Friday, July 10.

The new episode is part of the summer-long program for the series which will have its TV movie premiered on August 1. "" chronicles the journey of the Russo family while vacationing in a Caribbean resort. Alex accidentally wishes her parents to have never met at the first place, jeopardizing the three siblings' existence.


Preview of 'Wizards of Waverly Place' 2.22: Harper's Jealous

May 25, 2009 03:05:23

"" is coming earlier this week, with the episode called "Don't Poke the Leprechaun- Shillelagh". In the Friday, May 29 episode, Harper becomes jealous when Alex becomes friends with Max's tutor, ironically named Tutor.

Jerry hires the tutor to help Max pass a test at school, and Alex and Justin start bonding with her. They scheme to get her a permanent job with the family, so they can spend more time with her, but the plan involves Max failing a test. Meanwhile, Alex bets Justin that he couldn't become popular in 10 days or less.


'Wizards of Waverly Place' Back to Disney Channel With 3rd Season

May 01, 2009 03:05:57

More magic are coming to Disney Channel. "" which is starring as the middle of the wizard family siblings, has been renewed for a third season. Additionally, the series will follow its predecessor "" to have a made-for-TV original film.

While details on the third season of the TV series are scarce, more are shared on the TV movie. It will be called "" and will premiere in August. Filming has been taking place in Puerto Rico earlier this year with the story of the Russo kids as they embark on a vacation to the Caribbean resort where their parents met.


Preview of 'Wizards of Waverly Place' 2.14: Helping Hand

February 10, 2009 01:02:55

In the next "", a hand is created to help the elderly to earn an official spell certificate, literally. Justin invents "helping hand" that proves to be handful when Alex wears the device out by having it do her chores before Justin can present it to the spell superintendent.

Meanwhile, Max becomes Gigi's personal assistant and is forced to get her a new boyfriend after she breaks up with her old one, Brett, at the beginning of the episode. Titled "Helping Hand", the episode will air February 16 during Disney Channels' "Night of Stars". The show kicks it off at 7/6c right before an episode of "".


Video: Disney's 'Totally New Year' Hosted by 'Wizards of Waverly Place' Cast

January 02, 2009 09:01:48

Disney Channel had their stars coming out to celebrate the New Year's Eve with "Totally New Year". Cast of "", , , , and Jennifer Stone, served as the host of the show that aired starting 5 P.M. ET.

Beside entertaining viewers while counting down to the year 2009, "Totally New Year" presented an awards show which winners were selected through an online poll at Disney.com. Among the categories given out are Totally Best Guest, Totally Silly Siblings, Totally Hair-Raising and Totally Random Relatives.


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