‘Wizards Of Waverly Place’: Alex & Stevie’s Relationship Confirmed
No disrespect to Alex Russo’s star-crossed romance with werewolf Mason, however the unique showrunner of Disney Channel’s Wizards of Waverly Place had a way more attention-grabbing pairing in thoughts for Selena Gomez‘s character, one followers by no means acquired to see.
Throughout his look on the March 27 episode of rewatch podcast Wizards of Waverly Pod, Peter Murrieta, who ran Wizards for its first three seasons (2007–2010), was requested to share a storyline he needs he may have explored additional. And it’s a biggie.
“I needed we may have performed extra with what was fairly apparent to a variety of us, which was the connection between Stevie and Alex,” Murrieta stated, referring to the bad-girl wizard character performed by Hayley Kiyoko in 4 episodes.
Whereas he would have preferred to discover them as probably greater than buddies, Murrieta stated, “We weren’t capable of in that point, nevertheless it was fairly clear to all of us what that relationship was. That will have been enjoyable.”
“If it was just some years down the road, we perhaps may have performed with that,” co-host Jennifer Stone stated, with co-host David DeLuise acknowledging that “these days that might occur” on Disney Channel.
“Disney Channel has had characters, and so they did it, however we acquired as shut as we may,” Murrieta stated. “Fairly shut. It was just about proper there.”
He additionally revealed what his ending would have been for the collection, which really did revolve fairly a bit round Gomez and Gregg Sulkin’s characters: “I hoped the fourth season can be concerning the constructing of [Alex] and Mason’s relationship,” he stated. This time round, the couple would “be good for one another and repair one another.” And despite the fact that Alex would nonetheless win within the contest in Murrieta’s ending, she would quit being the household wizard as a result of she’s in love with a non-wizard, similar to her dad.
Murrieta additionally thought the present ought to have ended with Rachel Dratch (as grown-up Harper) studying this complete story to a mattress full of children.
Wizards followers, how do you are feeling about Murrieta’s dream ending, in addition to what he needed to discover between Alex and Stevie? Drop a remark along with your ideas beneath.