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Vanessa Hudgens & Aly & AJ Michalka Almost Starred In The Same Disney Channel Pilot

Vanessa Hudgens & Aly & AJ Michalka Almost Starred In The Same Disney Channel Pilot

Before there was Wizards of Waverly Place, Todd J. Greenwald actually had another pilot in the works for Disney Channel.

It would’ve starred Aly and AJ Michalka and was called The Odd Cousins.

“That didn’t go forward for a billion reasons why pilots don’t go forward, but they wanted to keep me around,” he shared with IBT about the lost pilot we’ll never see.

What was it about? “It was about two cousins, one was a sunny, bright, cheery Southern California cheerleader, and then her emo Portland, northwestern grungy cousin got into trouble and was sent to live in sunny SoCal with her cousin. They both found a way to live together and it would’ve been one of those fish-out-of-water family shows.”

When the pilot wasn’t greenlit, but Disney wanted another go at it, this time with Vanessa Hudgens.

“When the Michalka sisters couldn’t be in it, Disney still wanted to do it,” Todd added, revealing it didn’t work out again — because of how big High School Musical had gotten.

Who else is wanting to see these lost pilots with us? We need footage!

Storm Reid & Rowan Blanchard Speak On Stage At 'Teen Vogue' Summit

Storm Reid & Rowan Blanchard Speak On Stage At 'Teen Vogue' Summit

Storm Reid and Rowan Blanchard share the stage while attending the Teen Vogue Summit LA on Saturday (December 2) in Playa Vista, Calif.

The young co-stars were joined by their A Wrinkle In Time director Ava DuVernay, as well as their co-star Reese Witherspoon‘s daughter Ava Phillippe.

Also in attendance were Yara Shahidi, Aly & AJ, Lilly Singh, Chloe x Halle, and Hillary Clinton.

Yara also interviewed Hillary during a keynote conversation at the event.

“I’m glad that I’m here at 14 saying that it’s not right to inspire other young girls to say ‘it’s not right’ too,” Storm said at the event. “If it’s happening to you, speak up, don’t be afraid. There’s nothing they can do, even if they say they’re going to do something, there’s nothing they can do. You need to speak up, you need to speak out, not only for yourself, but for other young women that feel threatened, not only in this industry, but in other industries.”

FYI: Rowan is wearing Repossi jewelry. Storm is wearing a Ji Oh outfit and Rebecca Minkoff boots. Yara is wearing a 3.1 Phillip Lim top and pants, Jimmy Choo shoes, Young Frankk earrings, and an Eriness necklace and rings. Ava is wearing a L’Agence dress, Malone Souliers shoes, and Lady Grey earrings. Chloe and Halle are wearing Missoni.

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AJ Michalka & Georgie Flores Get Chic at Aritzia x Levi's Launch Party!

AJ Michalka & Georgie Flores Get Chic at Aritzia x Levi's Launch Party!

AJ Michalka looked so cute at the Levi’s x Aritzia launch party!

The 26-year-old singer and actress stepped out at the event on Thursday night (November 16) at Levi’s Haus of Strauss in Los Angeles.

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She was also joined by Georgie Flores, Charlotte McKinney, Ashley Madekwe, AJ Michalka, Adelaide Kane and Alanna Masterson.

During the event, guests got to check out the new Levi’s x Aritzia vintage-inspired denim collection and even got to embroider their own pair!

FYI: Ashley and Georgie are wearing Levi’s x Aritzia jeans. Ashley and AJ are wearing Artizia tops.

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Aly & AJ Release 'Ten Years' EP - Stream & Download!

Aly & AJ Release 'Ten Years' EP - Stream & Download!

Aly & AJ are back at it again with the full release of their brand new Ten Years EP, which you can stream right here!

The 4-track set is the sister-duo’s – Aly Michalka and AJ Michalka – first complete musical project since the release of their 2007 Insomniatic album.

Ten Years features the previously released “Take Me” and “I Know,” as well as “Promise” and “The Distance.”

The EP is “a palate cleanser for people to adjust to the new music, because it’s different from anything we’ve ever released,” AJ, 26, told USA Today. She and sister Aly, 28, self-funded the music and are looking to release a full record next year with a major label.

You can stream Aly & AJ‘s Ten Years EP on Spotify and download it on iTunes now!

Aly & AJ: 'I Know' Stream, Lyrics & Download - Listen Here!

Aly & AJ: 'I Know' Stream, Lyrics & Download - Listen Here!

Aly & AJ are back at it with yet another brand new song called “I Know,” and you can stream it right here!

The track is the second official music release from the sister-duo’s – Aly Michalka and AJ Michalka – forthcoming EP Ten Years, which is set to be released on November 17th.

I Know” follows lead single “Take Me,” which made its debut over the summer along with an accompanying music video.

I know/ You know, who’s gonna pick you up/ Who’s gonna take you home (take you home)/ I know,” the girls chant on the chorus.

You can also stream “I Know” on Spotify and download it on iTunes now!


Aly & AJ – I Know (Official Audio)

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Aly & AJ Never Thought They 'Reached Success' As a Band

Aly & AJ Never Thought They 'Reached Success' As a Band

Aly & AJ were prominent figures in many of our childhoods with their hits “Potential Breakup Song” and “Rush,” — but the duo didn’t always see it that way.

“I don’t think we ever thought we reached success,” Aly Michalka told Out Magazine of their initial entrance into music.

“We were actually frustrated we didn’t reach higher success,” she continued. “We never really celebrated those moments, and maybe we should’ve celebrated some more than others.”

“But I don’t think we ever looked at each other and thought, We’re here. It was more like, We’re 50 steps behind.”

Sister AJ agreed.

“I think we felt like we’d done so much as young kids that we didn’t know how to top ourselves,” she explained. “We were like, Is this where it ends? Is this as good as it gets?”

Of course, it isn’t at all: the duo is back and better than ever with their new hit “Take Me,” and we can’t wait to hear more of their new sound.

Aly & AJ Grit Their Teeth in Vampire-Themed 'Take Me' Music Video - Watch Now!

Aly & AJ Grit Their Teeth in Vampire-Themed 'Take Me' Music Video - Watch Now!

Aly & AJ seriously bite!

The music duo returned on Thursday (September 14) with the music video for their brand new single “Take Me”, and it’s a surefire instant favorite for the vampire lovers out there.

The video also features appearances by Silicon Valley‘s Amanda Crew, Twin Peaks star Madeline Zima and La La Land‘s Josh Pence.

“Shooting a vampire themed video is difficult for somebody like myself who ceases to function after 11 PM, but the enthusiasm and positivity of Aly & AJ motivated the entire crew and resulted in a video full of images I am incredibly proud of,” says the director.

Watch the video for “Take Me” below!

Aly & AJ Took a Break From Music Because it 'Wasn't Fun... Anymore'

Aly & AJ Took a Break From Music Because it 'Wasn't Fun... Anymore'

Aly & AJ took a ten year hiatus from music before coming back to release the retro pop hit “Take Me” — and now they are opening up about what inspired such a long break from the band.

“We were in a place where making music wasn’t fun to us anymore,” Aly Michalka told Billboard. “It felt like a business.”

They also didn’t have “radio support,” which made success difficult.

“Nobody was really playing Disney acts on the radio,” Aly continued. “When we were signed with Hollywood Records…we didn’t really have radio support over there during that time.”

“I think were also a little wiped out, just from you know touring a lot and, you know, being away from home and our dogs and our dad, and you know at that time we still lived in our family house together.”

They were only 16 and 18 when they decided to take a break, so it’s totally understandable that they needed a breather after so many years in the spotlight at such a young age.

We’re just glad to have them back!