Disney Channel has set a premiere date for its next Disney Channel original movie Upside-Down Magic. The movie which based on Scholastic book from bestselling authors Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle and Emily Jenkins features Izabela Rose and Siena Agudon along with Vicki Lewis, Kyle Howard, Max Torina, Elie Samouhi, and Alison Fernandez.
Upside-Down Magic is directed by Joe Nussbaum, with Suzanne Farwell and Susan Cartsonis serving as executive producers along with Nussbaum. Bill Boes serves as production designer, Adam Santelli serves as director of photography, and Barbara Somerville serves as a costume designer.
As 13-year-old Nory Boxwood Horace (Rose) and her best friend Reina Carvajal (Agudong) enter the Sage Academy for Magical Studies, Reina’s expert ability to harness the power of fire lands her at the top of her class of Flares, but Nory’s wonky magic and proclivity for turning into herself into a “Dritten”—a half-kitten, half-dragon—lands her in a class for those with upside-down magic, or UDM, led by the wisecracking groundskeeper and “professor” Budd Skriff (Howard). While stern Headmaster Knightslinger (Lewis) believes the UDM’s unconventional powers leave them vulnerable to dangerous and evil “shadow magic,” Nory and her classmates set out to prove that upside-down magic beats right-side up.
Upside-Down Magic is slated to premiere on 31 July on Disney Channel and will also be available on DisneyNOW beginning 1 August.