Over the weekend, iPOP Alumni, Doug Brochu reunited with his former castmates of the hit Disney Channel series, Sonny with A Chance. The reunion took place virtually through Zoom and included the majority of the cast, both original and post-demi departure.
Through the course of the reunion cast members discussed the highs and lows of their time on the Disney show. The other cast members, along with Doug, also reflected on their experiences of learning on-set. He played the role of Grady Mitchell on the Disney Channel series.
Doug also shared that he has been keeping busy during this time by creating a wellness playlist for his followers alongside his girlfriend. Doug felt the activity would be a great way to remain calm and connected under the given circumstances. The playlist is updated weekly on Doug’s Youtube page.
The star of the show also reflected on where they felt their characters would be now in life. Doug shared that he sees his character of Grady having gone off to have a successful TV career and become a cast member of SNL.
Sonny with A Chance aired for two seasons on the Disney Channel. The shiw followed the experiences of the teenage cast members of a sketch comedy show. After the departure of the show’s star, Demi Lovato, the series continued for a final season as a spin-off, focused on the fictional sketch comedy, So Random.
The series officially went off the air in 2011. Fans of the show can now watch it in its entirety and catch iPOP alumni Doug Brochu in his series regular role on Disney +.
After attending iPOP LA, Doug Brochu found success in Hollywood as a budding television star. After his time on the Disney Channel series Sonny with a Chance and So Random!, Doug has continued to appear in various film, stage and tv projects.
iPop promotes emerging talent to leading agents, managers, casting directors, and music industry professionals. Approaching it’s 16th year, iPOP! is held in Los Angeles every winter and summer. Performers attend from over 30 different countries. At the event, they work with industry experts, and participate in competitions in front of the many agents and managers who are looking for the stars of tomorrow.