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[10/04/11 - 02:53 PM]
Sarah Hyland and Matt Prokop Star in "Geek Charming," A Disney Channel Original Movie Premiering Friday, November 11
Sasha Pieterse, Jordan Nichols and Vanessa Morgan also star in the film, based on Robin Palmer's book of the same name.

[via press release from Disney Channel]

SARAH HYLAND ("MODERN FAMILY") AND MATT PROKOP STAR IN "GEEK CHARMING," A DISNEY CHANNEL ORIGINAL MOVIE PREMIERING FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Sarah Hyland ("Modern Family") and Matt Prokop ("High School Musical 3: Senior Year") star in the comedy "Geek Charming," a Disney Channel Original Movie based on the popular young adult novel of the same name, premiering FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT). The story follows a snobby high school girl who has her perspective challenged when she becomes the subject of a self-proclaimed film geek's documentary.

In the movie, spoiled Dylan Shoenfield (Hyland), Woodlands Academy's most popular junior, accidentally drops her designer handbag into the mall fountain and the school's film geek, Josh Rosen (Prokop) jumps in to retrieve it. Although Dylan would not usually interact with Josh, to return the favor, she agrees to be the subject of his documentary for the school film contest - with the hope that the film will help her win the coveted Blossom Queen crown. While Josh sets out to make a hard-hitting film about Dylan and her social hierarchy, once the cameras start rolling he sees there's more to her than meets the eye.

Beginning October 11, visitors to DisneyChannel.com can take a personality quiz to see which "Geek Charming" character is the most like them. Users can also view images from the movie in "Geek or Chic" and designate what's "geeky cool" or "totally chic."

The multiplatform premiere schedule is as follows:

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4

"Geek Charming" exclusive preview available via Disney Channel On Demand, a video-on-demand service available to a variety of affiliates including AT&T, Cablevision, Time Warner and Verizon FiOS TV customers.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7 - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Leading up to the movie premiere, Hyland and Prokop will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Geek Charming" during Disney Channel's "Geek Chic" week interstitials, featuring movies and episodes of hit series celebrating geek-dom (7:30 - 10:00 p.m., ET/PT).

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11

The premiere of "Geek Charming" (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel with simulcasts on Sprint TV and MobiTV.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15

"Geek Charming" will be available on iTunes and Xbox Live.

Based on the book Geek Charming by Robin Palmer, the movie was written by Elizabeth Hackett and Hilary Galanoy and was directed by Jeffrey Hornaday (choreographer of "A Chorus Line," "Flashdance"). The executive producers are David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman (both of "The Muppets," "The Fighter," "The Proposal") and Paul Shapiro ("Detroit 1-8-7"). Mona May ("Enchanted," "Clueless") is the movie's costume designer. A production of Bad Angels Production Ltd., the movie was shot on location in Vancouver, Canada.

Rounding out the cast is Sasha Pieterse ("Pretty Little Liars") as Amy Loubalu, Jordan Nichols ("Good Luck Charlie," "Shake it Up") as Asher, Vanessa Morgan ("My Babysitters a Vampire," "Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars") as Hannah; Lili Simmons ("Zeke and Luther") as Lola, David Del Rio ("The Troop") as Ari, Jimmy Bellinger ("An American Affair") as Steven, Lilli Birdsell ("The Walking Dead") as Sandy, Andrew Airlie ("50/50," "Fantastic Four") as Alan Schoenfield, Kacey Rohl ("Red Riding Hood," "The Killing") as Caitlin and Andrea Brooks ("The Troop") as Nicole Paterson.

Disney Channel is a 24-hour kid-driven, family inclusive television network that taps into the world of kids and families through original series and movies. Currently available on basic cable in over 99 million U.S. homes and to millions of other viewers on Disney Channels around the world, Disney Channel is part of the Disney/ABC Television Group.





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· DETROIT 187 (ABC)
· GOOD LUCK CHARLIE (DISNEY)
· KILLING, THE (NETFLIX)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
· MY BABYSITTER'S A VAMPIRE (DISNEY)
· PRETTY LITTLE LIARS (ABC FAMILY)
· SHAKE IT UP (DISNEY)
· TROOP, THE (NICKTOONS)
· WALKING DEAD, THE (AMC)
· ZEKE & LUTHER (DISNEY XD)











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