Sterling Knight has replaced Cody Linley in the new Disney Channel Original Movie ‘Starstruck’. A Disney source told Tiger Beat, ‘Due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts, Cody Linley and the producers of ‘Starstruck’ have agreed to allow him to do the Broadway bound stage play ‘Over Here!’ instead of ‘Starstruck.’ Sterling Knight has been cast in the lead role for ‘Starstruck’ and production begins the week of September 21.’
The film costars Danielle Campbell, Brandon Mychal Smith and Maggie Castle. It will be filmed in LA around landmarks such as Hollywood Boulevard, Sunset Boulevard, the Hollywood Sign, Grauman’s Chinese Theater and the Venice Boardwalk. Plot from Popstar! It’s about a Midwestern girl named Jessica [Danielle] who gets close with a famous teen heartthrob [Sterling] during her vacay in Cali, but has to deal with him publicly denying their relationship after she returns home! It will premiere in 2010.