Awkward’s Beau Mirchoff Cast In ‘Wizards Of Waverly Place’ Special

‘Awkward’s’ Beau Mirchoff, aka Matty, has landed a role in the upcoming Wizards of Waverly Place Special, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Mirchoff will be playing the seedy character Dominic, “a handsome and mysterious wizard,” who tricks Alex (Selena Gomez) into helping with his plans to conquer the world. The only problem – Alex must also deal with two versions as well after a spell goes awry, creating both the evil version of herself and the good.

The forthcoming ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ TV movie was penned by the trio of Vince Cheung, Ben Montanio and Dan Berendsen. Actress Selena Gomez, writer Vince Cheung, Dan Cross and David Hoge are also behind the project as executive producers with Victor Gonzalez set to direct the Todd J. Greenwald created characters.

Beau Mirchoff brings with him credits that include ‘Desperate Housewives’, ‘Romeo’, the motion picture ‘I Am Number Four’, ‘Scary Movie 4’, ‘In the Land of Women’, ‘The Grudge 3’, the short lived television series ‘Heartland’, and more. Currently the actor is scheduled to show up in MTV’s ‘Awkward’ season 3. The series renewal was just recently announced. He is also on board the 2013 movies, ‘Gametime’ and ‘The Secret Lives of Dorks’.