CBBC has ordered a third series of sci-fi adventure drama Wizards Vs Aliens.

Russell T Davis, BBC

Created by Russell T Davies and Phil Ford, Wizards Vs Aliens brings magic and sci-fi together as young wizard Tom Clarke (Scott Haran) and his scientific friend Benny (Percelle Ascott) attempt to stop the Nekross from creating big trouble for all of wizardkind.

In the third series Tom and Benny come face to face with a new alien race and a whole variety of magical creatures. Meanwhile, Varg has a new wife by his side, but the mysterious Lady Lyzera has a secret of her own…

CBBC is the home of thrilling and inspiring drama for children and Wizards Vs Aliens is a perfect example of that. The series is vivid and brave and our audience loves the portrayal of loyal friendship alongside exciting alien battles and stunning wizardry.

Children want to talk about Tom, Benny and the Nekross and we know they’ll be delighted to hear a third series is being conjured up by the talented team in Wales. – Controller of CBBC, Cheryl Taylor

Production will commence on the new series at the BBC’s Roath Lock Studios in Cardiff and in the local area next month for transmission in 2014/2015.

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