Selena Gomez and David Henrie Tease ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ Revival ‘Let’s Make Some Magic’

Selena Gomez and David Henrie are all set to delight Disney Channel fans with a fresh ensemble of wizards!

Henrie shared a photo on his Instagram Story where he and Gomez were seen having dinner with the new cast of the eagerly awaited revival of Wizards of Waverly Place, along with its new writers, Scott Thomas and Jed Elinoff.

Henrie, aged 34, captioned the photo with “Let’s make some 🪄 [magic].”

Gomez, who is 31, looked cheerful as she wrapped her arm around one of the series’ writers. Henrie was seen hoisting a young actor onto his shoulders. The photo also featured the new cast members Janice LeAnn Brown, Alkaio Thiele, and Mimi Gianopulos, all beaming at the camera.

Selena Gomez and David Henrie have dinner with the new cast of the ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ sequel. PHOTO: David Henrie/Instagram

Disney recently announced that Selena Gomez and David Henrie, who played siblings in the original Disney Channel series, are set to reunite for a sequel. Gomez will return as Alex Russo in a guest appearance in the pilot, while Henrie will reprise his role as Justin Russo as a regular character.

The sequel will follow the events after a mysterious incident at WizTech. Justin Russo, now an adult, has abandoned his wizard powers to lead a normal life with his wife and two sons. However, his life takes a turn when a young wizard in need of training unexpectedly shows up at his doorstep. Justin is then compelled to revisit his past to secure the future of the Wizard World, as per the official synopsis.

In the new Disney Channel series, Brown will play the lead role of Billie, the young wizard seeking training. Thiele will portray Roman, Justin’s eldest son, while Gianopulos will play the role of Giada, Justin’s wife.

The cast of ‘The Wizards of Waverly Place’. PHOTO: Eric McCandless/Disney Channel via Getty

Disney Channel hinted at some exciting news on Instagram by posting a picture of the pilot script from the series, along with a wand. The post was captioned “📍Waverly Place 🎥: Wizards of Waverly Place,”

Henrie commented on the post,“ Get ready for the Russo’s to become apart of your family once again, but we’ve grown! 2024, the year [magic] comes back ;)”

Gomez expressed her enthusiasm about the news on her social media. She reposted the story from Deadline, expressing her excitement with a heart emoji. She also posted a nostalgic photo of her and Henrie from the set of Wizards of Waverly Place, captioning it “We’re back.”

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