Henrie best known for his work on How I Met Your Mother and Thats So Raven plays the oldest brother of a wizard family in Wizards of Waverly Place, and says hes working hard on his wizardry and magic for the show.
Says Henrie: My character can do all kinds of cool stuff like fly and duplicate things, but the only magic I really know is that cheesy floating thumb trick and some card tricks. Thats about it, but Im working on more convincing tricks. Being a teen wizard is tough!
And while Henrie gets some of his magical inspiration from the ultimate teen wizard, Harry Potter, Henrie admits hed rather be playing sports than casting spells.
Henrie explains, When Im not playing a wizard, I like skateboarding, wakeboarding, and snowboarding. Im just not cool enough to have wizard powers, but if I did Id want the power to control time. If I messed up Id just press pause, rewind, and fix my mistake. It would be awesome!
Wizards of Waverly Place premieres Friday (Oct. 12) on the Disney Channel.
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