This middling children's fantasy went the straight-to-video route in 1998.
The medieval land of Merlin the Magician (Ian Abercrombie) is attacked by invaders. The wizard sends a mystic summons through time and space. In the present, an adolescent amateur magician dubbed Johnny Mysto (Toran Caudell) bumbles badly on his suburban backyard stage, so along with buddy Glenn
(Patrick Renna) he seeks advice from TV illusionist "Blackmoor" (Russ Tamblyn). Blackmoor is an irascible has-been actually named Sid Berkowitz; sorry at disappointing the boys, he gives them a "magic" ring mailed to him by a well-wisher. Back home, Johnny is amazed to discover he can perform