Get Ready to Spin with New Disney Channel Original Movie—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Disney Channel Announces New Original Movie Spin
There’s a sure-to-be-fabulous new Disney Channel Original Movie coming to a TV screen (or mobile device) near you in 2021… Spin—starring Avantika Vandanapu (Disney Junior’s Mira, Royal Detective; Disney+’s Diary of a Future President) and directed by Manjari Makijany (the upcoming…

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upside-down magic

Your First Look at Disney Channel’s Upside-Down Magic Is Spellbinding

By Zach Johnson

Which kind of witch are you?

The spellbinding trailer for the highly anticipated Disney Channel Original Movie Upside-Down Magic was released today. Premiering Friday, July 31, at 8 p.m. ET/PT, the film follows 13-year-old Nory Boxwood Horace (newcomer Izabela Rose) and her best friend, Reina Carvajal (Siena Agudong), as they enroll in the Sage…

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Kim Possible DCOM

A Fan Fave Returns to the Screen in the Live-Action Kim Possible

By Beth Deitchman

Kim Possible has always been about friendship. Whether she was saving the world, or simply hanging with her friends at Bueno Nacho, Kim Possible always had Ron Stoppable—her BFF since preschool—by her side, and Ron’s furless friend Rufus, the Naked mole-rat, was always by his. This Friday, February 15 (8 p.m. EST/PST), Kim and Ron embark upon…

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Disney Channel Go Fan Fest

Every Magical Moment from Disney Channel GO! Fan Fest

By Beth Deitchman

“There are no fans like Disney Channel fans,” said Joshua Rush, who plays Cyrus on the network’s fan-favorite live-action series Andi Mack, at the Disneyland Resort on Saturday, May 12. Rush joined a host of Disney Channel stars from series such as DuckTales and Raven’s Home, as well as Disney Channel Original Movies ZOMBIES and Freaky…

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Five Reasons Why You Need to Watch Disney’s ZOMBIES

By Beth Deitchman

Is there any better way to experience the challenges and triumphs of young adulthood than through a Disney Channel Original Movie? “DCOMs,” as they’re called by the fans who love them, have given us magical musical looks at baseball players and mathletes who want to break from the status quo, taken us to the rock ‘n’ roll summer camp of…

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Common Disney Misconceptions quiz

Only Disney Know-It-Alls Can Ace This Quiz

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Being a D23 Member means you’re pretty obsessed with Disney. You’ve memorized the details on all your favorite movies, rides, and television shows, and you may think you’re a regular Disney know-it-all… but do you still fall back on common mistakes? We’ve rounded up some trivia on common Disney misquotes, misspellings, and misconceptions…

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Under Wraps

5 Reasons to Revisit Under Wraps

By Megan Deppe

How many times have you raced to the TV and flopped onto the couch to enjoy the latest Disney Channel Original Movie? That time-honored tradition began 20 years ago today with the debut of Under Wraps, the story of three friends who discover a mummy—a living mummy. Under Wraps is full of fun, adventure, and relatable characters, along with more than…

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Zombies Take Over Disney Channel

By D23 Team

Production has begun on the next Disney Channel Original Movie, Zombies. Set to premiere in 2018, the story centers on a groundbreaking semester at Seabrook High School, the pride and joy of the town of Seabrook, which is rooted in traditional suburban life, thrives on uniformity, and loves a good pep rally! When transfer students from Zombietown…

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New Disney Movies A-Plenty—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Are You Ready? Tons of Disney Live Action Movies Announced!

With the mega-success of Disney’s The Jungle Book, our friends over at The Walt Disney Studios have just announced a veritable smorgasbord of Disney Live-Action films! While exact release dates are still being decided, we can give you a rundown of some of the projects you can look…

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High School Musical Reunion—Plus More in News Briefs

High School Musical Stars Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary

“Get’cha head in the game”! High School Musical (HSM) stars Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel, Corbin Bleu, and Monique Coleman just reunited to celebrate the global phenomenon’s 10th anniversary with a special telecast of the movie on Wednesday, January 20, on Disney Channel! The group got…

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