–Jennifer Stone will take on the title role in the live-action TV movie “Harriet the Spy” according to the Hollywood Reporter. The movie will be co-produced by the Disney Channel and 9 Story Entertainment.
Jennifer will star as high school student Harriet Welsch in the project based on the classic kids book series by Louise Fitzhugh, and will shoot in Hamilton, Ontario, to Dec. 4. The telefilm, directed by Ron Oliver, will debut in 2010 on Disney Channels worldwide and on the CBC and YTV in Canada.
The story will follow young Harriet, who is determined to be her high school’s class blogger as she clashes with her nemesis, popular student Marion Hawthorne. In 1996, Nickelodeon made a feature film out of the book series starring Michelle Trachtenberg & Gregory Smith.
Do you think Jennifer will make a good Harriet?