Return to Halloweentown (television) A Disney Channel Original Movie, premiering on October 20, 2006. As Halloweentown nears its 1000th anniversary, Marnie Piper and younger brother Dylan enroll at the prestigious Witch University. After Marnie’s freshman year gets off to a rocky start, she stumbles onto a devious plot to destroy Halloweentown. With the town’s destiny in her hands, Marnie must use all her powers, both magical and mortal, to head off disaster. Directed by David Jackson. Stars Sara Paxton (Marnie Piper), Summer Bishil (Aneesa), Lucas Grabeel (Ethan Dalloway), Judith Hoag (Gwen Piper), J. Paul Zimmerman (Dylan Piper), Kristy Wu (Scarlett Sinister), Keone Young (Silas Sinister), Millicent Martin (Prof. Periwinkle), Leslie Wing-Pomeroy (Dr. Goodwyn), Debbie Reynolds (Agatha Cromwell).