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Under Wraps Team Explains How Diversity and Technology Make the Disney Channel Remake Stand Out

Disney Channel’s original 1997 version of Under Wraps had many of the elements family comedies need: three cute and precocious leads, a fun-loving mummy and plenty of funny moments. There was just one thing missing — diversity. All of the movie’s leading characters were white. But the revamped Under Wraps, which premieres tonight at 8/7c on the Disney Channel, shakes all of that up with an inclusive cast that incorporates more people of color. Two roles that were initially played by men are now filled by women, and one lead has same-sex parents. “Diversity is essential,” director Alex Zamm tells TVLine. “It...
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The Weekly List: Top 10 Disney Channel shows from the 2000s

Picture this: you come home from elementary school at 3 p.m., grab a snack, plop down on the couch, and turn on Disney Channel. Immediately, you’re transported to the Waverly Sub Station or the S.S. Tipton with your favorite characters, away from your ordinary, non-magical life. The shows on Disney got me through the highs and lows of childhood, providing a consistent dose of comedy interspersed with profound discussions about the struggles of growing up. Now that I’m in college, there is nothing more nostalgic than rewatching my favorite Disney shows. So, here are my top 10 Disney Channel shows from my childhood.
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Disney Channel's "Under Wraps"

"Under Wraps" premieres Friday, October 1 on Disney Channel and Friday, October 8 on Disney +. "Under Wraps" follows three 12-year-old friends, Gilbert, Marshall and Amy, as they accidentally revive a mummy they discover in a neighbor's basement. They affectionately name the mummy Harold and must rush to return him to his resting place before midnight on Halloween. Themes throughout the movie include facing your fears, the bonds of friendship, power of new perspectives and acceptance.
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Disney Channel Drops First Teaser Video For 'Zombies 3' - Watch!

OMG! The first look at the upcoming Zombies 3 was just released on Friday (October 1)!. Disney Channel dropped a quick, 15-second clip that really got us excited for the new DCOM. In the clip, we see Trevor Tordjman, Meg Donnelly, Chandler Kinney, Pearce Joza, Kylee Russell, Ariel Martin, Carla...
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The Highest Rated Disney Channel Movies of All Time

The Disney Channel has not just made stars out of Miley Cyrus, Zendaya, Ryan Gosling and co with its TV shows, but it has also made a splash with its original movies. Facts About Disney Movies You Probably Didn't Know. Ever since 1983, the channel produced made-for-TV movies, which were...
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Under Wraps: Karin Konoval Previews Evil New Disney Channel Role and How It Compares to Her X-Files Turns

Although Karin Konoval has co-starred in family fare such as Netflix’s The Baby-Sitter’s Club and a live-action take on Woody Woodpecker, she’s a more recognizable actress among adults than kids. That could change when Konoval plays a dastardly and criminally inclined art collector named Ingrid Ravensworth in the new Disney Channel movie Under Wraps. A remake of the beloved 1997 mummy-buddy movie of the same name, it premieres Friday at 8/7c. (Check out the exclusive clip above.) In the 1997 original, Lance Brady played the wicked art enthusiast who wants to own Harold, the lovable and reanimated mummy. Konoval says she’s more than...
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Christy Carlson Romano Is Not Afraid Of The Past

The Disney Channel star turned YouTube nostalgist is happy to open up about her child star days—and why she’s not in touch with Shia LaBeouf. Christy Carlson Romano, ever the multi-tasker, is getting her hair done when she answers my phone call. “Austin Life magazine is asking me to be on their cover for the holidays, so I’m very excited,” she says. What’s landed Romano on the cover of a magazine has little to do with any of the iconic characters she brought to life as a Disney Channel star in the early aughts—like Ren Stevens, Shia Labeouf’s overachieving older sister on the series Even Stevens, or Cadet Captain Jennifer Stone in the Disney Channel original movie Cadet Kelly opposite Hilary Duff, or voicing the titular character on the animated series Kim Possible. No, what’s brought Romano back into the public eye after years out of the spotlight has been her YouTube channel.
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ExclusiveThe ‘Under Wraps’ Cast Gushes Over the ‘Honor’ of Remaking Disney Channel’s 1st Original Movie

The cast of Disney Channel’s Under Wraps can’t get over the fact that they’re part of a historic remake!. Malachi Barton, Christian J. Simon, Sophia Hammons and Phil Wright are starring in the modern-day version of the 1997 Disney Channel Original Movie of the same name, which is set to premiere on Friday, October 1. Also the network’s first-ever original movie, the Halloween-themed flick told the story of three friends who accidentally resurrect an Egyptian mummy from the dead. This time around, Malachi, Christian and Sophia — as Marshall, Gilbert and Amy, respectively — are on a mission to return a mummy (named Harold) to his final resting place after they find him in their neighbor’s basement.
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Did these Disney Channel Original Movies stand the test of time?

Imagine it’s a Friday night in 2008. It’s been a long week of learning times tables in second grade and you’re ready to wind down for the weekend. After a lot of convincing, your mom lets you stay up until 10:30 p.m. so you can finish Disney Channel’s quintessential broadcast of High School Musical. All is well.
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Melanie Brook Talks Disney Channel Under Wraps – Exclusive Interview

Melanie Brook stars as Buzzy, the manager of Ernie’s Erie Emporium Halloween store, in Under Wraps which will premiere on Disney Channel on Friday October 1st and then on Disney+ on Friday, October 8th for the Halloween season. We had the opportunity to speak to Melanie about her role and more.
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Queen Sugar's 'Blue' Mystery Solved: Ethan Hutchison Is in Secrets of Sulphur Springs Season 2 — Watch Teaser

Harper’s family tree just got a lot fuller on Disney Channel’s Secrets of Sulphur Springs — all as Queen Sugar‘s Bordelons trimmed a tiny branch. TVLine has learned that Queen Sugar‘s Ethan Hutchison is one of five new recurring actors in Season 2 of Disney’s high-stakes time travel series, which will arrive in January 2022 (on Disney+ and the Disney Channel). Hutchison will play Harper’s great-uncle Sam, while Eugene Byrd (Bones) will play the adult version of the character. In Season 1, Griffin and Harper (played by Preston Oliver and Kyleigh Curran) found and befriended Savannah (Swamp Thing‘s Elle Graham), a...
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