OK, you guys, unfortunately a Wizards of Waverly Place reboot is not in the works just yet, but Selena Gomez and David Henrie do have a brand new movie coming out very soon! Yep, the former Disney Channel costars reunited to make a new flick called This Is The Year, and they’re planning a super special premiere to celebrate its release!
The stars took to social media on Monday, August 10 to announce the virtual event, and get this, you guys — Charli and Dixie D’Amelio will be hosting the entire thing!
“Most premieres are only for a very small, select group of people, but not this one,” Selena gushed in the premiere announcement. “We want all of you to watch it with us.”
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I couldn’t be more honored to bring you a feel good movie that @selenagomez executive produced and I directed called @thisistheyearfilm ! We’re doing a LIVE, one-time only virtual premier event benefitting the @plus1org Covid 19 relief fund hosted by @charlidamelio and @dixiedamelio! You’ll not only get to see myself and @selenagomez in a live Q&A, you’ll get to see one with the whole cast @lorenzohenrie @vanessamarano @jakeshort @greggsulkin @alyssajirrels and @jeffgarlin and a performance from @lovelytheband ! The world needs a smile right now, and we hope to give that to you with this experience. Join us on August 28th at 4:30 PST. Use my code for a discount: david20 link to buy in bio!
So mark your calendars, people, because the virtual event will be held on Friday, August 28 at 4:30 P.M. PST/7:30 P.M. EST. Not only will you get to see the TikTok queens taking over as hosts but, Selena, David and the entire movie’s cast will make a special appearance too. So who is starring in the flick? Well, Gregg Sulkin, Vanessa Marano, Lorenzo James Henrie, Alyssa Jirrels, Jake Short, Jeff Garlin and musicians Lovely The Band all have some pretty major roles in the film, which according to Selena herself, will “give you all the feels.”
“With all the craziness going on in the world, a feel-good movie is just what we need,” she added.
Written and directed by David and produced by Selena, This Is The Year is all about, “a nerdy high school senior and his best friends embark on a road trip to see their favorite band at the biggest music festival of the year. On their journey, they realize that elaborate plans never go off without a hitch, and that you can find true love in the most unexpected places,” according to the movie’s website.
Tickets to the event cost $11.99 and are available, here! The best part? All the proceeds benefit the PLUS1 Organzation‘s COVID-19 relief fund. This definitely sounds like something we’ll be tuning into!
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