Witch Mountain Series Announced For Disney+

Witch Mountain reboot will be a series for Disney+.

Disney+ has greenlit a pilot for a Witch Mountain” series. It will be a reimagining of the successful film franchise. The series is a modern reinvention of the cult classic that takes place in the shadow of “Witch Mountain. It follows two teens that develop strange abilities. They soon discover that their sleepy suburb may not be as idyllic as it seems. Bryce Dallas Howard will star in the leading role of Audrey. She is Tia’s (Isabel Gravitt) loving mother. Her husband died from a mental illness, and she tries to reassure a fretful Tia that she shows no sign of following her father’s dark spiral. A warm mama bear type, but like everyone in this town, not everything is as it seems. Levi Miller, Bianca “b” Norwood, and Jackson Kelly are also part of the pilot.

Art Streiber for Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment

Character descriptions:

  • Isabel Gravitt (series regular) as “Tia,” a straight-A student who’s regarded by her classmates as “perfect,” although she believes herself as flawed. She’s terrified of failure and is plagued by nightmares and fears that her late father’s schizophrenia is starting to exhibit itself in her. Tia has “hallucinations” in which people around her step outside their living bodies, voice their deepest, darkest fears and desires, and rages.
  • Levi Miller (series regular) as “Ben,” a troubled teen who makes ends meet by writing papers for other students, but he’s got a hot temper, and if he slugs another student, he’ll be expelled. Ben is best friends with Corey, his co-worker at the diner. However, he’s recently made a troubling discovery about himself, he can force others in his vicinity to move according to his will, and something is drawing him inexplicably in the direction of Tia.
  • Bianca “b” Norwood (series regular) as “Corey,” Ben’s closest friend, an outsider with tattoos. Corey is a very mature teen who comes across as older than they are. They are one step away from expulsion and put more care into looking like a My Chemical Romance song that became an anime fan. Corey works at the local diner alongside Ben and is in his circle of trust, but he doesn’t appreciate it when he tries to act as their protector.
  • Jackson Kelly (series regular) as “Peter,” Tia’s closest male friend. Peter is lovesick with Tia, but she’s unaware of his charms and his devotion. But when Tia expresses her concerns about the seemingly impossible happenings around them, she learns that Peter’s observant, cautious nature might be an asset in figuring out the mystery around them.

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Sean Tajipour is the Founder and Editor of Nerdtropolis and the host of the Moviegoers Society Podcast. He is also a member of the Critics Choice Association. You can follow on Twitter and Instagram @Seantaj.

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