Wizards of Waverly Place Reboot Cast: Disney Channel is in the process of creating a reboot for Wizards of Waverly Place, featuring the return of familiar faces for this revival. This legacy sequel revisits the enchanting world of the beloved Disney Channel original series that aired from 2007 to 2012. The reboot represents another initiative by the network to revive some of its most significant and memorable titles, following in the footsteps of Raven’s Home and Girl Meets World.
Wizards of Waverly Place originally narrated the tale of the Russo kids, three siblings mastering the art of wizardry in their New York surroundings. As wizards-in-training, they unravel their magical family legacy while navigating the challenges of adolescence.
5 Confirmed Actors of Wizards of Waverly Place Reboot
According to Deadline, Disney is currently in the process of developing a Wizards of Waverly Place reboot, picking up the narrative years after the original series concluded. The announcement of the reboot included the introduction of five actors ready to join the series, although specific release details are not out yet. The following are the five actors to be part of the wand-wielding reboot:
David Henrie – Justin Russo
David Henrie will reprise his role as Justin Russo, the eldest of the Russo siblings, in the Wizards of Waverly Place reboot. In this revival, Justin returns to the magical realm after previously opting for a normal life.
The storyline unfolds as Justin, following a mysterious incident at the renowned Wiztech wizarding school, becomes a mentor to Billie, a young but powerful wizard. Throughout the series, Justin imparts the intricacies of being a wizard to Billie.
Apart from his role in Wizards of Waverly Place, David Henrie is recognized for portraying one of Ted Mosby’s children in How I Met Your Mother and his appearance in the Kevin James film Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2.
Waverly Place Reboot Cast: Selena Gomez (Alex Russo)
In a surprising turn of events, Selena Gomez will make an appearance in the reboot of Wizards of Waverly Place. Gomez, who originally portrayed Alex Russo, Justin’s younger sister and considered the most potent wizard in the family despite her recklessness, is set to return to the series that marked her significant breakthrough in 2007.
However, reports suggest that Gomez will only feature as a guest star in the pilot episode of the Waverly Place revival. Since her time on Wizards of Waverly Place, Selena Gomez has achieved immense success in both acting and music. Notable accomplishments include starring in Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building series and the film Spring Breakers.
Janice LeAnn Brown – Billie
A fresh face in the Waverly Place franchise is Janice LeAnn Brown, taking on the role of series lead Billie. Billie, a young and formidable wizard, initiates the series by unexpectedly showing up at Justin’s doorstep, seeking assistance from the former magic user.
Janice LeAnn Brown has previously showcased her talent in notable productions such as Black-ish, Euphoria, and the Disney Channel series Just Roll With It.
Waverly Place Reboot Cast: Alkaio Thiele (Roman Russo)
Alkaio Thiele takes on the role of Roman Russo, Justin’s eldest son, in the Wizards of Waverly Place reboot. Roman appears to have been shielded from his magical heritage. Thiele is also recognized for his performances in Fox’s Call Me Kat and Spidey and His Amazing Friends, where he provided the voice for a rendition of Peter Parker/Spider-Man.
Mimi Gianopulos – Giada Russo
Mimi Gianopulos will join the cast of the series, taking on the role of Giada Russo, also known as Justin’s wife and the mother of his children, in the Wizards of Waverly Place reboot. Fans of American Princess and What to Expect When You’re Expecting may already be familiar with Gianopulos and her previous work in these productions.