Based on the Brazilian television series Julie e os Fantasmas, Julie and the Phantoms stars Madison Reyes as Julie. With the help of The Phantoms, a band of teenage boys who have been dead for 25 years, Julie finds a new passion for music.
Julie and the Phantoms cast
The show also features the talents of Charlie Gillespie, Owen Patrick Joyner, Jeremy Shada, Jadah Marie, Sacha Carlson, and Savannah May. Julie and the Phantoms is executive produced and directed by Kenny Ortega, who directed classics like Hocus Pocus, Descendants, and the High School Musical trilogy.
If you binged the first season of the series and want to watch something with similar vibes, then you’re in luck.
Here are five shows to check out on Netflix if you like Julie and the Phantoms.
Let’s face it, Glee has not aged particularly well. Seriously, how did we all think Mr. Schuester was a good teacher?! However, rewatching the early seasons has remained a guilty pleasure of mine. Like Julie and the Phantoms, Glee features a plethora of musical numbers and lots of teen drama.
2. H2O: Just Add Water
Is there a better teen mermaid drama than H2O: Just Add Water? The series follows the lives of three Australian teens who become mermaids with various powers over water. Not only do they have to deal with everyday problems, but they also have to keep their secret!
This show is great fun and has fantasy woven into the plot just like Julie and the Phantoms.
3. The Worst Witch
If you want to watch something with a fantasy element like Julie and the Phantoms, then you should check out The Worst Witch.
According to IMDb, The Worst Witch follows Mildred Hubble (Fairuza Balk), a young witch attending a magic academy who can’t seem to do anything right.
4. The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia
According to IMDb, The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia follows a 15-year-old robotics engineer and rocket scientist named Ashley as she moves across the country to live with her Uncle Victor. Like Julie and the Phantoms, The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia is a teen drama with larger-than-life stakes.
5. Go! Live Your Way
Go! Live Your Way, also known as Go! Vive a tu manera, is an Argentinian musical series. As reported by IMDb, the series stars Marley Estrada as Mía, a talented teen who gets accepted to a prestigious performing arts academy. Like Julie and the Phantoms, Go! Live Your Way features rivalries and a lot of fun dance numbers.