Selena Gomez Celebrates Wizards of Waverly Place Fall Reboot: We're Back!

Selena Gomez celebrates Wizards of Waverly Place's comeback! Disney announced on Friday that the beloved series will be rebooted this Fall. Former star Gomez, 31, posted her excitement on Instagram.

Disney and Gomez's former costar, David Henrie, confirmed the series order and scheduling in a joint post.

Gomez retweeted the announcement on her Instagram Story, writing, “Guess what? We were picked up for season 1!"

Henrie, 34, posted his response on Instagram Story, adding, “… CAN’T WAIT!!! Fall awaits!

Deadline reports that Gomez and Henrie, who portrayed siblings on Wizards of Waverly Place, will executive produce the sequel, Wizards. 

Henrie will return as Justin Russo, a series regular, while Gomez, who portrayed Alex, will visit. Newcomers Janice LeAnn Brown, Alkaio Thiele, Max Matenko, and Mimi Gianopulos join the franchise.

Wizards of Waverly Place followed a wizard family from 2007 to 2012. Deadline reports that the sequel will follow Justin as he adjusts to mortal life with his family (Thiele, Matenko, and Gianopulos). 

 After his sister (Gomez) arrives with a young wizard (Brown), he must train him while balancing family and Wizard World protection.

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