Hit the Slopes with Disney Channel’s “Cloud 9” on January 17


cloud9-120213Get ready to hit the slopes with Disney Channel’s newest original movie “Cloud 9.”

The DCOM stars Dove Cameron & Luke Benward and will be hitting your TVs on January 17 at 8pm. The movie premiere is part of Disney Channel’s annual JanNEWary programming and the night will include a new episode of the hit series, “Liv and Maddie,” the premiere of Disney Channel’s comedy series, “I Didn’t Do It,” and a first-look at the upcoming game show, “Disney’s Win, Lose or Draw.”

“Cloud 9” follows two unlikely friends, Kayla Morgan, a prima donna snowboarder who was just dropped from her competition team, and Will Cloud, a former snowboarding champion who is struggling after a career-ending wipeout. The two meet when Kayla is forced to work at the local dog grooming shop owned by Will’s mother. Determined to become a better boarder, Kayla finds an unexpected mentor in Will, who she realizes can help take her to the next level. So in exchange for help fixing up the dog grooming shop, Will reluctantly accepts Kayla’s pleas to train her and introduces her to a regimen that tests her true commitment to the sport. As the two grow closer, Kayla’s efforts convince Will that he, too, has the power to regain his championship status and that nothing is impossible.

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In addition to Benward and Cameron, the movie stars Mike C. Manning (“Hawaii Five-O,” “Crash & Bernstein”) as Nick Swift, Kiersey Clemons (“Austin & Ally,” “Good Luck Charlie”) as Skye Sailor and Jeffrey Nordling (“Body of Proof,” “24”) as Sebastian Swift.

Also, Luke & Dove will have a single titled “Cloud 9,” which will be available from Walt Disney Records at online retail including iTunes andAmazon.com on January 14.

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