Deadline shared the news today that, Disney Channel has announced the release date for its upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie, Freaky Friday.

Freaky Friday TV Premiere:

  • The new movie will make its debut on Disney Channel on Friday, August 10th as the film’s stars Cozi Zuehlsdorff and Heidi Blickenstaff shared in a cute announcement video:

Freaky Friday Cast:

  • Cozi Zuehlsdorff stars as daughter, Ellie Blake
  • Heidi Blickenstaff stars as mom, Katherine Blake
  • Ricky He stars as Ellie’s friend, Adam
  • Alex Désert (Let it Shine) plays Katherine’s fiancé, Mike
  • Jason Maybaum (Raven’s Home) will play Ellie’s little brother, Fletcher
  • Kahyun Kim (Austin & Ally) has been cast as Torrey, Katherine’s high-strung business associate
  • Dara R. Moss plays Savannah
  • Jennifer LaPorte plays Monica
  • Isaiah Lehtinen as Karl
  • Sarah Willey as Kitty

Freaky Friday Premiere

Fun Facts:

  • Heidi Blickenstaff starred as Katherine in the 2016 musical production and is back to reprise her role in the film.
  • Earlier this year, the cast of Freaky Friday joined several other Disney Channel stars at the GO! Summer Fan Fest at Disneyland.
  • Did you know that Freaky Friday was inspired by a book of the same name? Written by Mary Rodgers the original story was published in 1972. Since then the classic story has been updated and reimagined several times:

What they’re saying:

  • Adam Bonnett, EVP Original Programming at Disney Channel: “This movie is a creative collaboration with our Theatrical colleagues, who developed an original stage musical from a beloved story. Now we’ve added a fresh twist by adapting it again into a movie for kids and families — with Broadway talent on and off camera — that has the potential to be a classic ‘DCOM’ for years to come.”

Freaky Friday premieres on Disney Channel on Friday, August 10th.



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