Wizards of Waverly Place beauty Jennifer Stone landed the lead role in the live-action TV movie ‘Harriet the Spy’ for co-producers Disney Channel and 9 Story Entertainment, according to THR. Stone will play the high school student Harriet Welsch in a TV project based on the classic kids book series by Louise Fitzhugh, and to shoot in Hamilton, Ontario, to Dec. 4.
It will debut in 2010 on Disney Channels worldwide and on the CBC and YTV in Canada. The script involves young Harriet determined to be her high school’s class blogger as she clashes with her nemesis, popular student Marion Hawthorne. RIP Michelle Trachtenberg.