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Saturday, January 19, 2013

'The Wizards Return: Alex vs Alex': FIRST LOOK

[Via family-room.ew.com...]

A year after the last Wizards of Waverly Place episode aired, we get a first look at art from the one-hour reunion special airing this March, The Wizards Return: Alex vs Alex. The special will follow Selena Gomez’s Alex and the rest of the Russo family as they visit long-lost relatives in Tuscany. A spell goes wrong and splits Alex in two, resulting in an Evil Alex who wants to take over the world — and a Good Alex who must stop Evil Alex at any cost. The story leads to a climactic battle between Alex’s two selves atop the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Pretty much all of that is referenced in the concept art below. And nothing screams evil like a Cruella De Vil-esque streak of white hair.

Last year’s Wizards series finale attracted 11.3 million total viewers, making it the number one cable kids’ telecast of all time. Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie became the second most-watched cable TV movie of all time — after High School Musical 2 — when its premiere garnered 13.5 million total viewers in 2009.


[Via eonline.com...]

Selena Gomez Leathers Up in Wizards of Waverly Place TV Special

Watch out, Catwoman, there's a new leather lady in town—and she's got a wand!

E! News received exclusive photos from the Disney Channel's Wizards of Waverly Place TV special, and it looks like Selena Gomez's character will be getting comfortable in some tight attire for The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex airing in March.

Dressed in an all-black, leather jumpsuit with knee-high boots, Alex (Gomez) reaches for the sky with her special wand and a look on her face that's either determination or desperation (we can't really tell from this angle).

Here's what's going down...

The one-hour episode begins with the Russo family and friends traveling to Tuscany, Italy, to meet their long lost relatives, but they run into a little problem when Alex tries to prove she's more than a seemingly carefree young Wizard.

Without realizing it, she conjures a spell that creates a Good Alex and an Evil Alex (dun dun dunnnn). When Evil Alex gets roped into a plan to take over the world, Good Alex must find a way to save her family and humankind, which leads to a monumental battle between the two versions of herself.
And all this is done on top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa...while wearing leather. 

Will Alex prevail?! We don't know yet, but how good does Selena look in that outfit?