Selena Gomez and David Henrie to Star in Wizards of Waverly Place Reboot Titled Wizards

Wizards of Waverly Place fans rejoice: magical sibling duo Alex and Justin Russo are making a return to TV in the pilot of the show's new sequel, Wizards.

Selena Gomez and David Henrie to Star in Wizards of Waverly Place Reboot Titled Wizards

Fans of the hit series "Wizards of Waverly Place" are in for a treat as Selena Gomez and David Henrie are set to reprise their roles as Alex and Justin Russo in the much-anticipated reboot, "Wizards." The magical siblings are coming back to television, with the pilot episode of the sequel series confirmed by Disney Branded Television, as reported by CBS News.

Selena Gomez, who gained immense popularity for her role as Alex, and David Henrie, known for his portrayal of Justin, are not only returning to the screen but also taking on the roles of executive producers for the pilot. This exciting development marks a significant return for the duo who first captivated audiences in the original show which debuted in 2007.

The reboot, "Wizards," promises to bring a fresh twist to the beloved series. According to the official press release, the story will focus on Justin, who has left his magical career at WizTech to lead a normal life, only to be drawn back into the world of magic when a powerful young wizard seeks his guidance. The cast is also set to be enriched with new faces, including Janice LeAnn Brown, Alkaio Thiele, and Mimi Gianopulos, adding more charm to the enchanting world of Waverly Place.

The pilot is penned by Jed Elinoff and Scott Thomas, known for their work on the reboot of "That's So Raven," promising a blend of nostalgia and fresh storytelling.

Selena Gomez took to her Instagram story to share her excitement, posting a nostalgic photo with Henrie from their original "Wizards of Waverly Place" days, alongside a teaser of the new script, captioned "Home again." Similarly, David Henrie shared the front cover of the pilot script on his Instagram, teasing fans with the caption, "2024, the year magic comes back."

Stay tuned to Disney Channel for more updates on "Wizards," and follow the journey using hashtags #WizardsReboot and #RussoMagicReturns. For more behind-the-scenes content and exclusive insights into the show, visit the official Disney Channel website here and engage with fellow fans using #WizardsOfWaverlyPlace on social media. Keep an eye out for our upcoming article exploring the impact of reboots on modern television at

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