Disney Announces TV Movie ‘Zapped’ Starring Zendaya


Disney has unveiled their plans for a 2014 TV movie entitled Zapped. The feature will star Shake It Up’s Zendaya as a 16 year-old named Zoey Stevens who must find a way to adjust to her new step father, a new high school, three new brothers and a dog training app that somehow manages to control all the boys around her.

Joining Zendaya in the Disney movie is actors Chanelle Peloso (Radio Rebel) in the role of Rachel Todds, Spencer Boldman (Lab Rats) as Jackson Kale, Emilia McCarthy (Hemlock Grove) as the character Taylor Dean and Adam DiMarco (Radio Rebel) as Adam Thompson.

‘Zapped’ was directed by Peter DeLuise of ‘16 Wishes’ and ‘Kyle XY’ fame. Jane Goldenring (Radio Rebel, My First Mister), Carol Baum (Father of the Bride, The Good Girl), Michael Prupas (The Kennedys) and Harvey Khan (Spooksville) will serve as executive producers on the drama.

The series is inspired by the novel ‘Boys Are Dogs’ from Leslie Margolis. DeLuise will direct a script penned by Rachelle Skoretz with the help of Matt Eddy, Billy Eddy and Kara Holden.

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