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[09/29/20 - 10:00 AM]
Disney Channel Casting Sets Exciting Tempo for Upcoming Original Movie "Spin"
Production will begin in October for a 2021 premiere on Disney Channel.

[08/20/20 - 10:00 AM]
Avantika Vandanapu to Star and Manjari Makijany to Direct "Spin," A Newly Greenlit Disney Channel Original Movie
"Spin" follows an Indian American teen who discovers her artistic side through the unique world of DJ culture and learns she has a passion for creating mixes that blend the textures of her Indian heritage and the world around her.







SPIN (DISNEY)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
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STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series greenlighted
DESCRIPTION:
(from Disney Channel's press release, August 2020) Avantika Vandanapu ("Diary of a Future President" on Disney+) will star in - with Manjari Makijany ("Desert Dolphin") directing - the newly greenlit "Spin," a Disney Channel Original Movie."Spin" follows an Indian American teen who discovers her artistic side through the unique world of DJ culture and learns she has a passion for creating mixes that blend the textures of her Indian heritage and the world around her. Zanne Devine ("Secret Society of Second Born Royals," "Easy A," "I, Tonya") is the executive producer of the movie, with writing by Carley Steiner ("Play Date") and Josh Cagan ("The Duff"). "Spin" is set to begin production in Toronto this fall, for a 2021 premiere on Disney Channel. Rhea Kumar (Vandanapu) is an effervescent 15-year-old who lives with her tight-knit multigenerational family. After her mother's death, she has been her father's emotional rock, and her life revolves around her family's restaurant, her eclectic group of friends, and her after-school coding club. Everything changes when she falls for aspiring DJ Max and a long lost passion for music is reignited. Rhea discovers that she has a natural gift for creating beats and producing music, but must find the courage to follow her true inner talent.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Abhay Deol as Arvind
· Anna Cathcart as Molly
· Aryan Simhadri as Rohan
· Avantika Vandanapu as Rhea Kumar
· Jahbril Cook as Watson
· Kerri Medders as Ginger
· Meera Syal as Asha
· Michael Bishop as Max
CREW INFORMATION:
· Carley Steiner as WRTR
· Josh Cagan as WRTR
· Manjari Makijany as DIR
· Zanne Devine as EP
GENRE(S):
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available