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Gregg Sulkin Is Always Open For a 'Wizards of Waverly Place' Reunion

Gregg Sulkin Is Always Open For a 'Wizards of Waverly Place' Reunion

There’s been talk of Wizards of Waverly Place reunions pretty much since the show ended.

We know that stars Jake T. Austin and even the creator Todd J. Greenwald are up for one, and so is Gregg Sulkin.

“I mean, that show gave me my start here, so I’ll always be grateful, and I’ll always want to do a reunion,” he shared with ET about the possibility.

But, just like co-star Selena Gomez, he agrees that “it’s gotta make sense on a career level for every single person involved.”

Speaking of Selena, Gregg is happy about her many successes after the show ended.

“I’m happy it’s happened to a nice person, because a lot of people in this industry, you seem a certain way, and maybe aren’t,” Gregg says. “But she’s always been really lovely, has always been very determined, hard-working, and if you type in like, ‘Selena Gomez scandal,’ on Google, you’ll never find one.”

'Wizards of Waverly Place' Wanted To Do a Christmas Episode, But Never Got The Chance

'Wizards of Waverly Place' Wanted To Do a Christmas Episode, But Never Got The Chance

If you look back over the years on Disney Channel, there have been a lot of holiday-themed episodes — from Halloween to New Year’s Eve and even Christmas — but one show that didn’t get the chance to do a Christmas-themed episode was Wizards of Waverly Place.

Showrunner Todd J. Greenwald spoke to IBT recently about it, calling it bizarre that they never got the chance.

“We always wanted to do a Christmas episode,” he shared. “And I think we presented Disney with an idea, which I keep trying to find, but it’s so bizarre they said no. Because I think we wanted Santa Claus, St. Nick, to be a wizard.”

How cool would that episode be? Santa as a wizard — yes please!

Todd adds, “I think we built this whole kind of fallen hero thing with Santa Claus that was maybe too sad for Disney, but we thought it was perfect for ‘Wizards’.”

It’s a bummer that the episode never got made.

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Gregg Sulkin Says It Was a 'Blessing' To Be on 'Wizards of Waverly Place'

Gregg Sulkin Says It Was a 'Blessing' To Be on 'Wizards of Waverly Place'

Gregg Sulkin is always looking back on his days on Wizards of Waverly Place with a big smile.

Speaking with The Zach Sang Show, the Marvel’s Runaways star opened up about joining the show and called it a blessing for him.

“I’m so lucky to have landed that specific Disney Channel show,” he shared. “I think Disney Channel had so many great shows on at that time, but Wizards…maybe I’m just biased, but it was a little bit, in my opinion, above the rest.”

Gregg added, “Families really did love that show, it had such a great message and obviously, you look at the cast and Selena’s gone on to do Selena Gomez things. And it was just an absolute blessing to be on the show with her and to on a show obviously with the Disney Channel so yeah, my life is definitely changed.”

He also talked about what playing Mason, Alex’s werewolf boyfriend, meant to him.

“How to be funny, I was never funny before that,” Gregg laughs. “It also taught me that this is a very small working town, so it taught me to always be grateful to every single person who works on set.”

“I have been doing this since I was 12 years old but I think Wizards was the first time I learned the crew members really do become your family and you owe so much to them,” Gregg shared. “It was my first ever sitcom so it taught me how to land joke and find that timing and I learned that mainly from David Henrie who is still like my older brother and best friend.”

The 'Wizards of Waverly Place' Creator Wants to Create a PG-13 'High-Budget' Reunion Movie

The 'Wizards of Waverly Place' Creator Wants to Create a PG-13 'High-Budget' Reunion Movie

Wizards of Waverly Place has been off our screens for over five years, but creator Todd J. Greenwald isn’t ready to say goodbye yet.

The mastermind behind the series wants to create both a prequel series with new actors and a theatrical movie with the Selena Gomez, David Henrie, Jake T. Austin, and the rest of the cast.

“It would have to be a full-fledged theatrical,” he told International Business Times.

“Definitely mature,” Todd continued. “Definitely just not the same ‘Wizards’ we’re used to. It’s the same characters, but it’s much more high-budget, mature and that would be cool. Definitely PG-13.”

As for the plot, it would “have to be some big, end-of-the-universe thing that Alex and Justin would be saving, or not. But playing with the time-space continuum is always fun, but treacherous. Just to see them older.”

He also has some questions he wants answered: “Does Alex have kids or not? Is Justin still at WizTech? Is Max still at the sub station? Do we even age it up and say that Jerry and Theresa got a divorce? You can go there.”

We’re definitely on-board to find out the answer to all of these questions.

Your move, Selena!

'Wizards of Waverly Place' Showrunner Didn't Like This One Episode of the Series

'Wizards of Waverly Place' Showrunner Didn't Like This One Episode of the Series

We all have our favorite episodes of Wizards of Waverly Place (for JJJ it was “Justin’s New Girlfriend”), and we all have the ones that didn’t impress us much.

The one that showrunner Todd Greenwald didn’t love? “Make It Happen”.

If you don’t remember, this was the episode where the three Russo kids were tasked with choosing a backup career if they didn’t win the family wizard competition.

Alex decided on becoming a professional drummer, much to the dismay of her father.

“I’d like to forget that episode happened,” he shared in a recent interview. “That was weird.”

He adds, “I just think it was some people from above wanting to jump in on the Disney musical thing, and it was sort of a peg in a round hole, if you ask me. It made for a memorable, random episode. There were definitely some random, memorable episodes. That was one of them.”

He’s right though, the episode did seem just a little out of place.

“Of course they’re going to throw you a catchy song,” Todd continued. “But, I don’t know what’s so amazing about watching a girl playing a wizard playing the drums, singing a catchy song. It has nothing to do with Wizards. Zero. That was the most un-Wizards-like episode. There were a few, but that was weird.”

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This is What Happened to Popular Girl Gigi on 'Wizards of Waverly Place'

This is What Happened to Popular Girl Gigi on 'Wizards of Waverly Place'

In the early days of Wizards of Waverly Place, Alex Russo (Selena Gomez) often had to grapple with her bully, the popular Gigi (Skyler Samuels).

However, as many viewers have noticed, Gigi and her minions were phased out by episode four, never to be seen again.

So what happened to the notorious popular girls?

“I’m going to say vaguely that Alex had something to do with her disappearance and the minions, that we never saw,” creator Todd Greenwald revealed to International Business Times.

“Maybe they’re little figurines on her desk somewhere that we never knew about and she’d keep them like fish.”

So maybe they were never gone after all, just hidden in Alex’s desk drawer!

Wow. Everything really is not as it seems.

Dylan O'Brien Once Auditioned For 'Wizards of Waverly Place'

Dylan O'Brien Once Auditioned For 'Wizards of Waverly Place'

Dylan O’Brien is Stiles.

The 26-year-old actor has been Mieczyslaw “Stiles” Stilinski on Teen Wolf since season one, episode one — and we couldn’t imagine anyone else as Stiles, nor could we even think of Dylan not on Teen Wolf.

However, Dylan revealed in his new Vulture feature that he once auditioned for Wizards of Waverly Place, and all of the sudden our worlds are shook about it.

It’s not clear which role he went out for, but let’s just imagine this here — he’s around the same age as David Henrie, which means Justin Russo.

In another time and place we could’ve had Dylan and Selena Gomez as on-screen siblings. Just think of that!

However, it was always Teen Wolf that had his heart and it’s a blessing that he didn’t nab a role on Wizards.

“That show really became my school in a lot of ways,” Dylan shared of Teen Wolf. “I never took a second on set for granted.”

Justin Russo's Friend Zeke Turned Into A Major Hunk (Transformation Pics!)

Justin Russo's Friend Zeke Turned Into A Major Hunk (Transformation Pics!)

Wizards of Waverly Place will forever be one of our favorite shows on Disney Channel, and the character of Zeke, Justin Russo’s best friend, was partly why.

You probably remember Dan Benson as being the character to ALWAYS make you laugh — and now, he’s going to make your jaw drop because just like The Suite Life of Deck‘s Matthew Timmons he got insanely hot!

We’re not even lying.

JJJ stalked Dan‘s Twitter and Instagram to see what he’s doing now and were met with majorly hunky pics.

Click inside now to see what Dan Benson looks like now… More Here! »