“Wizards of Waverly Place” stars Selena Gomez and David Henrie virtually reunited on Friday, Aug. 18 for the world premiere of “This is the Year”.

Gomez acted as executive produced on the feel-good movie, which is Henrie’s directorial debut.

Fans flocked to Twitter to compliment Gomez’s cream coloured lace-dress, which she wore for the film’s pre-show party.

Judging by online reaction, the movie has already been a big hit with viewers:



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Henrie previously took to Instagram to reveal that he had been spending time hanging out with former co-star Gomez.

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In the comments, many fans speculated that “Wizards of Waverley Place” could possibly be getting a reboot.

“OMGSH a reunion?!,” wrote one.

“Omgg!!! Do you know how long we’ve been waiting for a reunion,” added a second.

“My childhood !! Nobody touch me,” said a third.

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However, it was later revealed that the pair actually teamed up to promote “This Is The Year”.

The duo announced the virtual premiere in a video on YouTube.

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“David and I are so excited to announce the first ever live virtual film premiere for our new movie ‘This is the Year’ which premieres August 28, and I know will give you all the feels,” said Gomez.

She added: “With all the craziness going on in the world, a feel good movie is just what we need.”

The official logline for the movie states, “In a last ditch effort to win over the girl of his dreams, a nerdy high school senior (Lorenzo Henrie) and his best friends embark on a road trip to see their favourite band at the biggest music festival of the year. 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.”