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Monday, October 08 2018 13:14

Disney Channel Stars Come together for "Legendary" New Music Video ahead of International Day of the Girl Child

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Ahead of the United Nations' International Day of the Girl Child (October 11), Disney Channel has issued a brand-new music video to inspire and support the great potential of girls everywhere. "Legendary" is an amplification of the Disney Channel "brand promises" - "Express Yourself," "Believe in Yourself" and "Celebrate Your Friends and Family." Showcasing the spirit of camaraderie, "Legendary" delivers the powerful message that when girls and young women support each other and work together, nothing is out of reach. The video features 17 young stars from across Disney Channel's original series' and movies. Check it out below! 

The "Legendary" music video stars (in alphabetical order) Meg Donnelly ("ZOMBIES," ABC's "American Housewife"), Madison Hu ("Bizaardvark"), Sky Katz ("Raven's Home"), DeVore Ledridge ("Bizaardvark"), Peyton Elizabeth Lee ("Andi Mack"), Kayla Maisonet ("Stuck in the Middle"), Jenna Ortega ("Stuck in the Middle"), Sophie Pollono ("Fast Layne"), Dara Renee' ("Freaky Friday"), Navia Robinson ("Raven's Home"), Olivia Rodrigo ("Bizaardvark"), Sofia Rosinsky ("Fast Layne"), Kylee Russell ("ZOMBIES"),  Olivia Sanabia ("Coop & Cami Ask the World"), Ruby Rose Turner ("Coop & Cami Ask the World"), Sofia Wylie ("Andi Mack") and Cozi Zuehlsdorff ("Freaky Friday").

"Legendary" was directed by Hannah Lux Davis (director of Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Fifth Harmony music videos). The song was written and produced by The Heavyweights; the GRAMMY®-nominated production team composed of Jamie Jones, Jack Kugell and Matt Wong; along with songwriter Hanna Jones. 

A version of "Legendary" is one of the eight original songs performed in the upcoming "Raven's Home" musical episode, "Raven's Home: Remix," premiering FRIDAY, OCT. 12 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT/PDT), on Disney Channel. "Raven’s Home: Remix, The Musical Episode" digital soundtrack features original songs from the episode is available for download and at streaming on Walt Disney Records.

Note: My girls are both off school for Columbus Day, and both were nodding their heads and starting to hum along by the time the song was half-way through. Safe to say The Rock Daughters™ dig it!

James Zahn

James Zahn is best-known as The Rock Father™, a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur. In January, 2019, after nearly a decade as Publisher of The Rock Father Magazine, he joined Adventure Publishing Group as Senior Editor of The Toy Book—the leading trade publication for the toy industry since 1984, as well as The Pop Insider—a destination for all things pop culture. He is also editor of The Toy Report, a weekly newsletter published by The Toy Book each Thursday. Zahn has over 25 years of experience in the entertainment, retail and publishing industries.

He regularly serves as a Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for several Globally-recognized pop culture and lifestyle brands in addition to consulting for a number of toy manufacturers. 

Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as an artist manager and video director for PRODUCT OF HATE, whose debut album was released by Napalm Records in 2016, distributed by ADA/Warner Music in the U.S. with Universal Music handling global. A new album has been completed and is set for release this year.

James and/or his work have been featured in/on CNN, FOX Business, NBC, ABC, WGN, G4, The Chicago Tribune, BusinessWire, Babble, Fangoria, Starlog and more. He's appeared as a music expert on CNN's AC360 alongside Anderson Cooper, and has been interviewed by Larry King. In the past he served as a writer for the Netflix Stream Team,  Fandango Family and PBS KIDS, penned articles for Sprout and PopSugar, and was a contributor to Chicago Parent.

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