Jake T. Austin and Maria Canals-Barrera Interview: The Finale of “Wizards of Waverly Place” (Video)


Who will be the family wizard? The big question you’ve been wondering for four seasons will finally be revealed in the series finale of “Wizards of Waverly Place” January 6 on Disney Channel. To hold you over until then, check out our roundtable interview with Jake T. Austin and Maria Canals-Barrera.

Jake on what he’ll miss most about the show: We’re all going to miss each other’s company and we’re going to miss being in an environment where it’s so interactive with the crew. Even though we’re the ones on camera, so many people play a part in our performance.

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Maria on what she’ll miss about the show: I’m going to miss being part of a script with a character that has an American woman of Latin heritage be an american mom, which was a huge honor for me to be Disney’s Latin American mom that was allowed to be everything that she is.

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Jake on the final episode: There’s a lot to look forward to. I don’t know if there’s a resolution that’s going to be satisfactory for everybody because at the end of the day, only one person can take away their powers. That’s part of the suspense and the anticipation for waiting to see the end. I know the cast, even though we know the ending, we don’t know exactly how it’s going to play out. We’re all intrigued and looking forward to seeing it on January 6.

Check out the full interview with Jake and Maria below. Who do you think will be the family wizard? Tune in January 6 at 8pm on Disney Channel.