[05/17/19 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 17
Updates include: "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" to sign off in syndication after 17 seasons; Bravo's "Dirty John" on the move to sibling USA; and Syfy orders "Vagrant Queen" TV series.

[05/09/19 - 07:00 AM]
Peyton Elizabeth Lee Set to Star in "Secret Society of Second Born Royals," an Original Movie for Disney+
The movie will begin production this month in Toronto.

telefilm/mini-series greenlighted
(from Disney+'s press release, May 2019) Actress Peyton Elizabeth Lee, lauded for her role on the acclaimed Disney Channel series "Andi Mack," has won the lead role in the original movie "Secret Society of Second Born Royals," a contemporary princess story for Disney+, the upcoming streaming service. The movie will begin production this month in Toronto. "We are big fans of Peyton and are thrilled that she and the rest of the cast will bring this exciting world to life for Disney+," said Agnes Chu, senior vice president, Content, Disney+. "We love the themes of self-discovery and empowerment inside 'Secret Society of Second Born Royals,' and our partners at Disney Channel are the perfect team to deliver this movie with adventure, humor and heart." "Secret Society of Second Born Royals" introduces Sam (Peyton Lee), a rebellious princess second in line to the throne of the kingdom of Illyria. Just as Sam's disinterest in the royal way of life is at an all-time high, she is stunned to learn that she has superpowers and belongs to a secret society with a longstanding tradition of covertly keeping the peace throughout the kingdom. The movie follows Sam's adventures at a top-secret training program for a new class of second born royals tasked with saving the world. Starring as Sam's secret society classmates are Faly Rakotohavana as Prince Matteo, Isabella Blake Thomas as Princess January, Olivia Deeble as Princess Roxana and Niles Fitch ("This is Us") as Prince Tuma.
· Ashley Liao as Princess Eleanor
· Elodie Yung as Queen Catherine
· Faly Rakotohavana as Prince Matteo
· Greg Bryk as Inmate 34
· Isabella Blake Thomas as Princess January
· Niles Fitch as Prince Tuma
· Noah Lomax as Mike
· Olivia Deeble as Princess Roxana
· Peyton Elizabeth Lee as Sam
· Skylar Astin as James
· Alex Litvak as STORY/TELE
· Andrew Green as STORY/TELE
· Anna Mastro as DIR
· Austin Winsberg as EP/STORY
· Juliana Janes as CO-PROD
· Mike Karz as EP
· Zanne Devine as EP
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· no information is available