The Examiner is reporting on an upcoming Disney Channel Movie “Avalon High.”
Disney Channel has started production on Julie Sherman Wolfe’s screenplay adaptation of the popular novel Avalon High by Meg Cabot. Cabot has written many novels for children, teenagers and adults, under several pen names: Meg Cabot, Meggin Cabot, Patricia Cabot, and Jenny Carroll. Cabot has also written many types of novels, including historical romances, contemporary chick lit, and young adult series with themes of mystery and paranormal suspense. Her books have sold over 15 million copies worlwide. You can follow Meg Cabot on Twitter.
The telefilm Avalon High is about a girl who starts attending a new school where everyone is a reincarnation of the principal figures in the Arthurian legend. Disney Auditions information for principal actor roles is now available.
Avalon High is produced by the same production company (Turtle Rock Productions) that brought you the Disney Channel show JONAS and the Disney XD series Zeke and Luther. Stuart Gillard will direct ‘Avalon’, and Howard Braunstein will executive produce. Gillard has helmed several Disney Channel productions such as Hatching Pete, Twitches, and Twitches Too.
Filming on Avalon High will begin late April, 2010 in New Zealand. There will be casting of local actors and extras throughout filming. The auditions and casting information is being posted on.