'This Is the Year': Meet Vanessa Marano, Lorenzo Henrie and rest of the cast of Selena Gomez-David Henrie film
Former 'Wizards of Waverly Place' siblings, Selena Gomez and David Henrie, are reuniting as the director-executive producer for this teen drama
What better way to have a 'Wizards of Waverly Place' reunion than a coming of story directed by the Disney show's very own David Henrie and executive produced by his on-screen sister, Selena Gomez. Arriving at the end of August, 'This Is the Year' will premiere digitally and follow the story of "a nerdy high school senior (Lorenzo Henrie) and his best friends" who "In a last ditch effort to win over the girl of his dreams, embark on a road trip to see their favorite band at the biggest music festival of the year," reveals the synopsis.
It adds: "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. Directed by David Henrie, 'This Is The Year is a contemporary spin on many of the classic 80’s movies – focusing on good times and a killer soundtrack. Hop on board for the digital premiere and join a cast of next-generation stars along with a few surprise cameos!" Exciting, right Wondering who you can expect to see? Look no further, find out right here.
Having starred in some of TV's finest comedies and dramas such as 'The Comeback', 'Malcolm in the Middle' and even 'The Gilmore Girls', Marano will star as Molly in the upcoming movie. Her sister, Laura Marano, who was recently in the Netflix teen rom-com 'The Perfect Date', also appears as a cameo in 'This is the Year'.
Lorenzo James Henrie
The 26-year-old Henrie brother stars as Josh, the leading man of the show. The actor and producer is known for 'Fear the Walking Dead', Agents of SHIELD' and 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2'. He has been married to Kyara Pintos since November 7, 2015.
You may remember him as Ted Mosby's future son, Luke Mosby, from 'How I Met Your Mother', Justin Russo from 'Wizards of Waverly Place' and also shows like 'That's So Raven'. This Henrie brother dons both the writer and director cap for the film, along with playing the role of Sebastian.
Known for 'The Good Doctor', 'Agents of SHIELD' and 'The Mick', Jirrels plays the role of Zoey, one of the members of Josh's clique.
Sulkin, who plays the role of Kale, has been in titles like 'Faking It', 'White Frog', 'Don't Hang Up' and 'Pretty Little Liars'.
''This Is the Year' premiers on Friday, August 28, digitally and on demand.