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Bizaardvark's Ethan Wacker Reveals How He Booked His Role

Bizaardvark's Ethan Wacker Reveals How He Booked His Role

Do you remember those commercials you would hear on the radio or television asking you if you want to be on Disney Channel?

Well, Ethan Wacker does; and it’s actually how he got to be on the channel!

In his new feature with RAW Pages, the Bizaardvark actor opened up about how he begged his parents to let him go, not realizing it could turn into a big career move.

“I was obsessed with Disney Channel when I was 11-years-old, so I was like, ‘Yes! Dad, please! Mom, please!’ They were like, ‘No…’ but after my sister and I begged them enough, they actually did it,” Ethan shared. “We went to this open call, got called back to Los Angeles, went to this convention, met my agent and manager, and they just started sending me out on auditions.”

Eventually, Ethan booked a role on Paige and Frankie, which turned into Bizaardvark.

“The pilot was just about them, their family, their lives, and they didn’t have a a Vuuuuuuuugle channel called Bizaardvark,” he adds. “I actually played Paige’s little brother, Trey. I was a little bro for a little bit.”

After the show transformed, Ethan actually had to re-audition for Bernie.

“They kind of transformed the pilot and my character, Trey, was taken out so I had to re-audition for Bernie, so I didn’t get carried over.”

Bizaardvark returns on Tuesday, July 24th on Disney Channel.

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Johnny Orlando Opens Up About Writing His Own Music with RAW

Johnny Orlando Opens Up About Writing His Own Music with RAW

Johnny Orlando puts his boxing gloves on and takes his shirt off in this new shot from his feature with RAW Pages.

The 15-year-old singer opened up with the online glossy about his start, his upcoming music and more. Check it:

On writing his own music: “I do write my own music now. For the past year I’ve been kind of collaborating with a bunch of people, and before that Darian was the main person that wrote the music because I was just an L.B., little boy. So yeah, I didn’t really write too much but now I do! And my favorite places to write are in the studio and also just in my bed.”

On growing up with a lot of sisters: “It was really hard because they always go out of their way to annoy me…even now! Thanks, Darian, and she’s sitting over there. She’s one of them. (laughs) But I love them. I love them dearly. (laughs)”

On his Justin Bieber covers: “The first one that we ever put out was called ‘Mistletoe’, it was by [Justin] Bieber and we were pretty bored. We had nothing to do and just started to make music I guess and put it on the internet (laughs), but the first one that started gaining some traction was probably ‘Boyfriend’. We did that about six months later and it actually got on Ryan Seacrest’s ‘Bieber Off’ contest, and it was really, really cool experience. We didn’t win the contest but we came close, and he also said my name on air so that’s pretty cool too.”

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Karan Brar Spills on Future Hopes for Ravi & His Celeb Role Models

Karan Brar Spills on Future Hopes for Ravi & His Celeb Role Models

Karan Brar strikes a fierce pose in his new photo shoot for RAW!

Here’s what the Pacific Rim: Uprising actor had to share with our online publication:

Oh what he’d love to see happen with Ravi, his character on Bunk’d and Jessie, in the future: “I would love for him to be in a committed relationship actually! ‘Cause I really wonder… he seems to be in a relationship for an episode or something and it ends. I’d be interested to see if it sticks around; see what it would be like for Ravi and see if he actually grows up because he’s, you know, so youthful at the same time.”

On his acting inspirations growing up: “I grew up on The Suite Life of Zack and Cody. One time, [Cole and Dylan Sprouse] visited set and I freaked out. I was like, ‘Asdfghj you were my childhood, you were amazing. Thank–you–for–everything.’ (laughs).”

On his first celebrity crush:Selena Gomez, and then Jennifer Lawrence. (laughs).”

Watch a fun video from Karan‘s interview below!

For more from Karan, visit RawPages.com.


Pacific Rim’s Karan Brar Plays RAW’s This or That
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Bailee Madison & Alex Lange Are Couple Goals in This Raw Interview!

Bailee Madison & Alex Lange Are Couple Goals in This Raw Interview!

Bailee Madison and Alex Lange are one of our favorite couples and when you see this video from their joint RAW interview, you’re going to fall even more in love with them!

Alex tasked Bailee with doing things like thumb wrestling, dancing the Macarena, saying a tongue twister, and more.

Bailee also opened up about how she and Alex met!

“I designed a t-shirt with two of my pals and I flew out for a store launch opening. He was friends with a couple of my mutual friends, he walked in and I turned to a couple of my friends and asked who that was. Then my mother walked up to me and goes, ‘There’s this guy walking around…’ and she started point at him and I was like, ‘That’s who I was talking about!’” Bailee said. “Then he positioned himself next to me and we just talked all night. I wanted to get his number but I didn’t have the guts to ask, so I made my friends put me in a group chat with him. He was flying to London to go back home in time and he was asking us what movies he should watch and I wrote him, ‘You should watch The Proposal.’ I mean, how subtle is that? (laughs).”

Read more from the interview at RawPages.com and watch a fun video below!


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Stranger Things' Noah Schnapp Reveals If He'd Ever Date a Fan!

Stranger Things' Noah Schnapp Reveals If He'd Ever Date a Fan!

Noah Schnapp is currently single and he’s spilling on whether or not he’d ever go out with a fan!

The 13-year-old actor – who plays Will Byers in Netflix’s Stranger Things – got real during his new shoot for our online magazine RAW. Here’s what he had to share:

On his love life and relationship status: “(pauses) I’m not [in a relationship]! But uh, (laughs) yeah, I mean there’s nothing to say (laughs), I’m not!”

On his Instagram DMs: “Oh, my DMs? There’s a bunch of group chats of fans. I sometimes peep in and talk to them a little bit. And it’s fun getting to talk to them.”

Oh his thoughts about dating a fan: “Date a fan? Uh, I mean, I don’t know! I guess?”

On his best advice he’s learned in life so far: “Well with just this business, this whole acting thing, it’s so competitive and there’s like such a small chance of making it. I’m very lucky that I got to be on this big show, and I just think if you push past that 99% who give up at a point, you will have a chance at making it and going somewhere. So just keep pushing and never give up. It’s very corny “never give up”, but it’s just a great quote that I always follow.”

Watch Noah hilariously take on RAW‘s Word Play challenge below.

For more from Noah, visit RawPages.com.


Stranger Things’ Noah Schnapp Play’s RAW’s Word Play

Check out more photos from Noah’s RAW shoot in our gallery…

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