More than a year after the Wizards of Waverly Place hung up their wands, the show returns to Disney Channel with a one-hour special on Friday, March 15 at 8/7c. Selena Gomez is back to star in and executive produce the event, dubbed The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex.
In the special, the Russo family and pals travel to Tuscany, Italy, to meet relatives. But while attempting to prove that she's serious about her craft as a wizard, Alex (Gomez) accidentally conjures up a spell that splits her personality into two - a Good Alex and an Evil Alex. The two dueling Alexes eventually battle over the fate of her family and mankind atop the Tower of Pisa.
The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex also stars Jake T. Austin, Jennifer Stone, Maria Canals-Barrera, David DeLuise, Gregg Sulkin and Beau Mirchoff.
The original Wizards of Waverly Place ran for more than 100 episodes and earned multiple Emmy Awards. It was also the No. 1 series on TV among kids 2-11, kids 6-11 and tweens 9-14 during its run. More content can be found at disneychannel.com/wizards.
The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex will first debut Friday, March 8 on Disney Channel On Demand. The special will be available for iTunes download starting Tuesday, March 19. Vince Cheung, Ben Montanio and Dan Berendsen wrote the special, while Victor Gonzalez directed.
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