See Freaky Friday Stars Heidi Blickenstaff and Cozi Zuehlsdorff in New Photos
The new musical adaptation is set to air August 10 on the Disney Channel.
The upcoming Disney Channel adaptation of the new Freaky Friday musical, starring Broadway favorite Heidi Blickenstaff (Something Rotten!), has released new stills from the film ahead of the Friday, August 10 air date.
Blickenstaff and Cozi Zuehlsdorff play Katherine and Ellie, a mother and daughter who swap bodies and are forced to spend a day in each other's shoes. Also starring are Ricky Hee, Alex Désert, Jason Maybaum, Kahyun Kim, Dara Reneé, Jennifer Laporte, Isaiah Lehtinen, and Sarah Willey.
Inspired by the recent stage musical adaptation of the property, the film version of Freaky Friday will feature eight songs from the show by Next to Normal Tony winners Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, as well as two new ones, including one cowritten by Zuehlsdorff. The script is written by Bridget Carpenter, who penned the book of the musical. Freaky Friday is inspired by the novel by Mary Rodgers.
Steve Carr directs and executive-produces the film, with John Carrafa serving as choreographer. The creative team also includes David Lawrence (score), Perry Andelin Blake (production design), Angus Strathie (costume design), Thomas Schumacher (executive producer), and Susan Cartsonis (executive producer).