Disney Channel's Shake It Up travels to Japan for the special event Shake It Up: Made in Japan, which premieres on Friday, August 17 at 8/7c. In the episode (part of a three-part finale), Rocky and CeCe (Zendaya and Bella Thorne) fly to Japan to be part of a dance video production.
The friends, however, realize they have very different goals when it comes to exploring Japan verse plotting their dance careers.
What's so enjoyable for Bella Thorne and Zendaya playing friends turned enemies in the Disney Channel movie Frenemies? Being real-life besties.
"It makes [filming] 10 times more fun," Zendaya tells TVGuide.com. "I get to do it with my best friend and someone who I love dearly."
Disney Channel's Shake It Up will return for a second season on Sunday, Sept. 18 at 8/7c, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
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On the dance-themed comedy, CeCe Jones (Bella Thorne) and Rocky Blue (Zendaya) fulfill their dreams of becoming professional hoofers when they land roles on the local show "Shake It Up, Chicago!" On the hour-long season premiere, CeCe and Rocky risk being cut from the show when they audition for a reality show.
What do Pretty Little Liars, The Vampire Diaries, Twilight, The Lying Game and The Hunger Games have in common? They're all popular young-adult novels getting adapted for the screen.
Populazzi is the latest in the genre — Disney starlet Bella Thorne, among others, has been tweeting about it. The novel follows Cara, the new girl who, with the help of her best friend, attempts to climb the social ladder.
Bronson Pinchot will guest-star on an upcoming episode of Disney's Shake it Up. The man formerly known as Balki will play Kashlack Hessenheffer, the father of twins Gunther (Kenton Duty) and Tinka (Caroline Sunshine).
Watch an exclusive first-look of the Good Luck Charlie - Shake It Up crossover