Premieres tonight on Disney Channel, the 100th Disney Channel Original Movie, Adventures in Babysitting. The film, which re-imagined tale of the popular 1980s film of the same name, stars popular actresses and recording artists Sabrina Carpenter and Sofia Carson.
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.
Adventures in Babysitting unfolds when Jenny Parker, played by Sabrina Carpenter, and Lola Perez, played by Sofia Carson, two teen girls with distinctly different personalities, each interview for a coveted photography internship and accidentally 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 film 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 as Jenny’s crush Zac Chase.
Aside from acting, both Carpenter and Carson perform the movie’s end credit song “Wild Side” produced by Jens Koerkemeier, Emanuel Kiriakou and Andrew Goldstein.
Adventures in Babysitting is directed by John Schultz and written by Tiffany Paulsen. The movie is executive-produced by Michelle Manning.
You can catch Adventures of Babysitting tonight @ 8:00ET/PT on Disney Channel!!!
The movie will also be available for purchase on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video and Google Play on June 25.