September 29, 2017 at 02:46 PM EDT

Freaky Friday

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
PG
runtime
97 minutes
Wide Release Date
08/06/03
performer
Jamie Lee Curtis, Lindsay Lohan, Mark Harmon, Chad Michael Murray
director
Mark Waters
distributor
Walt Disney Pictures
author
Leslie Dixon, Heather Hach
genre
Comedy

The Freaky Friday musical is coming to Disney Channel, and with it, everyone’s favorite trading spaces plot.

Based on the company’s recent stage version of Mary Rodgers’ 1972 novel of the same name, this TV musical will star Heidi Blickenstaff as Katherine and Dolphin Tale‘s Cozi Zuehlsdorff as her daughter Ellie, Playbill reports. Blickenstaff is reprising the role she played during this past winter’s La Jolla Playhouse run.

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We all know how the story goes: Mother and daughter lead very different lives and bicker a lot and then – POOF! – they end up switching places for a full day. No, like, literally switching bodies.

Directed and executive-produced by Steve Carr, the cast also includes Ricky He, Alex Désert, Jason Maybaum, Kahyun Kim, Dara R. Moss, Jennifer LaPorte, Isaiah Lehtinen, and Sarah Willey. Pulitzer Prize-winning composers Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey are back as the music-and-lyrics team.

Freaky Friday has been made into two movies: The 1976 version starred Barbara Harris and a young Jodie Foster, while the 2003 version featured Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan in the mother-daughter roles — who could ever forget this classic, peak early-2000s musical number?:

Disney Channel also announced yesterday that they are rebooting the classic Halloween movie Hocus Pocus with an entirely new cast.

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