New teaser videos from Disney Channel for the DCOM “Adventures in Babysitting.” The channel has dropped the “Further” (“Further Adventures in Babysitting”) in the title.
Starring: Sabrina Carpenter from “Girl Meets World,” Sofia Carson from “Descendants,” Max Gecowets, Nikki Hahn, Kevin Quinn (“BUNK’D”), Mallory James Mahoney, Jet Jurgensmeyer and Madison Horcher, and this Disney Channel Original Movie is coming to Disney Channel in 2016!
Details from Disney Channel:
“Adventures in Babysitting,” inspired by the hugely popular 1980s film of the same name, is an upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie starring Sabrina Carpenter (of Disney Channel’s hit comedy series “Girl Meets World”) and Sofia Carson (of the hit Disney Channel Original Movie Disney’s “Descendants”). It is set to premiere in 2016 on Disney Channel.
In “Adventures in Babysitting,” a dull evening for two competing babysitters, Jenny (Sabrina Carpenter) and Luci (Sofia Carson), turns into an adventure in the big city as they hunt for one of the kids who somehow snuck away. Written by Tiffany Paulsen (“Nancy Drew”), it will be directed by John Schultz (“Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer,” “Like Mike”) and executive-produced by Michelle Manning (“Teen Beach 2,” “The Breakfast Club”).
We can’t wait to see it next year!!! How about you??
Updated March 8, 2016: New poster from Disney Channel PR for this DCOM, and they wrote with this Instagrammed pic:
#AdventuresinBabysitting is the 100th #DCOM and is set to be released this summer on #DisneyChannel! @sabrinacarpenter @sofiacarson @kevingquinn
Can’t wait to see it this summer!! 🙂
Updated on April 14: More information from Disney Channel:
Title: “Adventures in Babysitting”
Premiere: Summer 2016
Parental Guideline: TV-G
Synopsis: “Adventures in Babysitting,” inspired by the hugely popular 1980s film of the same name, is an upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie starring Sabrina Carpenter (“Girl Meets World”) and Sofia Carson (“Descendants 2″). In “Adventures in Babysitting,” a dull evening for two competing babysitters, Jenny (Sabrina Carpenter) and Lola (Sofia Carson), turns into an adventure in the big city as they hunt for one of the kids who somehow snuck away.
Sabrina Carpenter as Jenny Parker
Sofia Carson as Lola Perez
Nikki Hahn as Emily Cooper
Mallory James Mahoney as Katy Cooper
Max Gecowets as Trey Anderson
Jet Jurgensmeyer as Bobby Anderson
Madison Horcher as AJ Anderson
Gabrielle Miller as Donna Cooper
Kevin O’Grady as Barry Cooper
Gillian Vigman as Helen Anderson
Hugo Ateo as Hal Anderson
Kevin Quinn as Zac Chase
Max Lloyd-Jones as Officer James
Michael Northey as Tiny
Ken Lawson as Scalper
Directed by: John Schultz
Executive Produced by: Michelle Manning
Produced by: Shawn Williamson
Production Designer: Charles Breen
Director of Photography: Chuck Minsky
Written by: Tiffany Paulsen
Production Company: Bad Angels Productions, Ltd.
Updated on April 26th: The premiere date for this DCOM is June 24th! Check out more pictures and a video below:
Tweet from Disney Channel:
— Disney Channel PR (@DisneyChannelPR) April 26, 2016
Press release details from Disney Channel below:
A 10-Minute Preview will be Available Friday, June 3
The 100th Disney Channel Original Movie, “Adventures in Babysitting,” starring popular actresses and recording artists Sabrina Carpenter (“Girl Meets World”) and Sofia Carson (“Descendants”), premieres FRIDAY, JUNE 24 (8:00 p.m. EDT), on Disney Channel. The re-imagined tale of the popular 1980s film of the same name will be available one week in advance, Friday, June 17, to verified users on the Disney Channel app and via VOD. The premiere of “Adventures in Babysitting” will be ushered in by the “100th DCOM Celebration,” a nostalgic programming event across Disney Channel, the Disney Channel App and VOD featuring every DCOM ever made.
The “Adventures in Babysitting” premiere telecast is sponsored by Post Fruity Pebbles and Cocoa Pebbles. It will be followed by the premiere of Disney Channel’s new comedy series “Bizaardvark.”
In a heartfelt story that celebrates individuality, friendship and self-empowerment, the live-action adventure comedy made for kids, tweens and families, pays homage to the 1980s classic with familiar references and iconic scenes.
Hollywood Records recording artists Carpenter and Carson perform the movie’s end credit song “Wild Side,” produced by Jens Koerkemeier, Emanuel Kiriakou and Andrew Goldstein.
“Adventures in Babysitting,” unfolds when Jenny Parker (Sabrina Carpenter) and Lola Perez (Sofia Carson), two teen girls with distinctly different personalities, each interview for a coveted photography internship and accidently swap phones. When the Anderson family calls Jenny’s phone looking for a last-minute babysitter, audacious Lola, in need of some extra cash, picks up and nominates herself. Meanwhile, dependable Jenny is already set to babysit the Cooper family for the evening. Unfortunately, Lola’s first attempt at babysitting takes an unforeseen turn when one of the Anderson kids sneaks out to go to a concert. Jenny, determined to protect her reputation, and Lola with the remaining kids in tow, head out and have the adventure of a lifetime during one magical night in the big city.
The Disney Channel Original Movie also stars Nikki Hahn as introverted teen Emily Cooper, Mallory James Mahoney as young fashionista Katy Cooper, Max Gecowets as the rebellious Trey Anderson, Jet Jurgensmeyer as chef wunderkind Bobby Anderson, Madison Horcher as roller derby fanatic Alison “AJ” Anderson and Kevin Quinn (Disney Channel’s “BUNK’D”) as Jenny’s crush Zac Chase.
“Adventures in Babysitting” is directed by John Schultz (“Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer,” “Like Mike”) and written by Tiffany Paulsen (“Nancy Drew”). The movie is executive-produced by Michelle Manning (“Teen Beach 2,” “The Breakfast Club”) and Chuck Minsky is the director of photography (“The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement,” “Mother’s Day”).
The “Adventures in Babysitting” multi-platform schedule in the U.S. is:
FRIDAY, MAY 20
The digital single for “Wild Side,” the movie’s end credit song performed by Carpenter and Carson, will be available for purchase. A lyric video for the song will also premiere on Disney Channel.
FRIDAY, JUNE 3
An exclusive preview of the first 10 minutes of the movie will be available on the Disney Channel and Freeform Apps and via Disney Channel YouTube and Facebook.
FRIDAY, JUNE 17
Advance viewing of “Adventures in Babysitting” available on VOD and to verified users on the Disney Channel app for smartphones, tablets and connected TVs.
FRIDAY, JUNE 24
Television premiere of “Adventures in Babysitting” (8:00 p.m. EDT) on Disney Channel.
SATURDAY, JUNE 25
“Adventures in Babysitting” is available for purchase on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video and Google Play.
TUESDAY, JUNE 28
“Adventures in Babysitting” is available on DVD at retailers nationwide. The DVD includes exclusive bloopers and a complimentary magnetic photo frame.
Updated on May 3rd: Sabrina’s rap:
— Disney Channel (@DisneyChannel) May 27, 2016
Updated on May 28th: Forever In Your Mind “DC Classics Medley” with scenes from this upcoming DCOM while singing “Wildside.” See details on “Your Favorite Songs From 100 Disney Channel Original Movies” album here.
Take a peek:
Check it out:
Updated on June 8th: Sofia and Sabrina interview each other:
Updated on June 17th: Mash-up video from Disney Channel:
Photo credit: Disney Channel