Freaky Friday is almost here! The highly-anticipated Disney Channel Original Movie premieres tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 10. The movie-musical follows the story of a mother and daughter who switch bodies, which forces them to see life through the other person’s eyes. Both Dara Reneé and Ricky He make their Disney Channel debuts in the film, and we caught up with the stars to learn just how special being a part of the Mickey Mouse fam truly is. Watch our exclusive interview with Dara and Ricky in the video above to hear behind-the-scenes secrets from the film and so much more.
“Speaking of the Disney Channel family, I mean everyone’s been so welcoming and heartwarming – when we watched the movie, the energy in the theater was crazy. People perceived it so well, and then at the end of the movie having like little kids come up to me and be like, ‘Could I get a picture with you?’ It’s a dream. It’s unbelievable.”
Dara chimed in, “As Ricky said, it’s been so welcoming. Like everyone from the cast of other Disney shows to the crew to the people that work behind-the-scenes, every section of Disney is so welcoming. I mean, Mickey Mouse is the homie.”
The actress even gushed about being totally starstruck in front of Disney Channel icon Monique Coleman of High School Musical fame.
Talk about a pinch-me moment! Be sure to watch Dara and Ricky live out their dreams in Freaky Friday on Friday, Aug. 10 at 8 p.m. EST on Disney Channel! You won’t want to miss it.
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