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Kevin Jonas talks about JONAS Season Two



The 22-year-old actor spoke to TV Guide magazine about what’s happening in season two involving Nicole Anderson, Chelsea Staub and Joe. Here are some highlights:

On filming new music sequences: “That was incredible (filming with a helicopter on the rooftop of the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa) — out of control! We never did anything like that last season. It feels like a movie! It was very cool standing there and seeing the Hollywood sign behind us—very appropriate for what this season has to hold.”

On the theme of season two: “It’s a much different show—it’s on location, it will be all over the place. The big idea is we’re spending the summer away in Los Angeles and exploring what this city has to offer. It’s going to be pretty cool—new characters, new storylines… so many different things are going to happen with it. It’s so much more fun and it’s incredible to be outside and feel the warmth of the sun all day. You have this beautiful landscape around you—it’s awesome!”

On the love connections in the series: “I’m not able to say (on Macy and Kevin), but she’s (Macy) definitely a big part of this next season and I think fans will connect with her on a further level. (With Stella and Joe) something very interesting is going to happen with that whole situation. It’s pretty cool!”

Savvy signs with Jonas Group



The up and coming teen group Savvy has just announced, forgive the obvious pun, a savvy strategic alliance with the Jonas Group, who represent and guide the careers of artists like Jonas Brothers, Demi Lovato, and Jordin Sparks. Savvy members Shaylen Carroll, Sarah Gabrielle LeMaire, Mariah Parks, Drew Reinartz, Alan Shaw, and Andrew Bowen Stern are an American born recording and performing group whose new TV show The Wannabees starring Savvy just premiered in Australia. The show will soon be coming to American television once a network deal has been inked.

Savvy is excited about their new alliance with the Jonas Group, which is a leading management company that has offices in Los Angles and Dallas. The Jonas Group shares in Savvy's enthusiasm. "We are honored to have teamed up with such an innovative group," said Kevin Jonas Sr. "Never before have we seen an independently financed production so fully functioning with such a high-quality product."

Savvy has been together since 2004, performing at over 400 live concerts in the U.S. including a headlining gig on Radio Disney's "Feelin' Groovy" tour. With the upcoming premier of their new TV show on the horizon, the parnership with Jonas Group is timely.

Their TV show, The Wannabees, follows six high school students who attend an upscale arts academy that frowns upon their dreams of becoming pop stars. During the first season, the Wannabees struggle to balance school with their secret life as performing artists. Along the way, the six encounter outrageous situations as they try to reach the top of the pop charts, while hiding their true identities.

Each episode will contain an original Savvy exclusive music video.

Selena Gomez to star in FOX feature film "Monte Carlo"



Selena Gomez, 17, is replacing Nicole Kidman, 42, as the star of upcoming movie "Monte Carlo." Kidman is also a producer of the comedy along with Denise Di Novi and Alison Greenspan

Based on the book "Headhunters" by Jules Bass, the story is about three women who try to pass themselves off as rich ladies vacationing in Monaco. Kidman was originally slated to star before it was decided that the script should be youth-enized.

Now two of the women are college students and one is a graduate student. They're on a cheap holiday in Paris when they flee to Monte Carlo to live the good life, even if they are also living a lie.

Leighton Meester of "Gossip Girl" will be co-starring with Gomez, the star of the Disney Channel series "Wizards of Waverly Place." The movie, to be directed by Tom Bezucha, begins filming May, 2010 in Paris, Monte Carlo, and Budapest.

Kidman may take on a supporting role, according to Variety.

2010 Disney Channel Lineup



"The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes" – Further aligning the strength of Marvel's hugely popular characters and stories with the burgeoning Disney XD brand and global reach, an all-new animated series, "The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes," will debut in fall 2010 on Disney XD and DisneyXD.com. A 20-part "micro-series" that focuses on each hero's backstory will roll out in fall 2010 on Disney XD immediately followed by the series premiere on Disney XD in the U.S. and shortly thereafter, around the world.

"Camp Rock 2 The Final Jam" - Disney Channel's big event of summer 2010 is "Camp Rock 2 The Final Jam," a "break into song" musical sequel to the hit Disney Channel Original Movie "Camp Rock," cable TV's #1 entertainment telecast of 2008 in Total Viewers (10.1 million) and TV’s #1 entertainment telecast in Tweens 9-14. Among TV's live action movies, it was #1 among Kids 6-11 for the year.

"Avalon High" – Scheduled for a late fall 2010 premiere, this Disney Channel Original Movie, based on the popular novel by Meg Cabot, follows Allie who, after transferring to Avalon High, is shocked to discover that her new classmates are reincarnations of King Arthur and his Court.

"Den Brother" – Debuting in summer 2010, this comedic Disney Channel Original Movie stars Hutch Dano (of Disney XD's "Zeke and Luther") as a teen hockey star who must swallow his pride and step in to be substitute leader of his little sister's Bumble Bee Troop.

"16 Wishes" – This movie comedy, starring Debby Ryan (Disney Channel's "The Suite Life on Deck") and Jean-Luc Bilodeau (ABC Family's "Kyle XY"), tells the story of Abby, a girl who's been eager to reach her 16th birthday and has kept a secret wish list since she was a little girl. But, when the big day actually arrives, she makes a wish that changes everything.

"JONAS" - The second season of the Teen Choice Award-winning comedy series, "JONAS," starring global sensations Kevin, Joe and Nick Jonas and popular actresses Chelsea Staub and Nicole Anderson, will debut in summer 2010. The new season finds Kevin, Joe and Nick Lucas spending a summer in Hollywood. The guys have rented a Hollywood Hills house and will experience a summer like no other when their relaxing vacation turns into three life-changing opportunities: Joe lands a prized role in a big Hollywood film, Kevin indulges his newfound passion for the movie business by shadowing a famous director, and Nick takes up surfing and feverishly works on his first passion – writing songs for the new JONAS album.

"Pair of Kings" – This live-action, wish-fulfillment comedy series, scheduled for a fall 2010 premiere, follows two fraternal twins who are living a typical teenage life in Chicago until they discover they're the successors to the throne of the tropical island of Kinkow. Starring are popular actor and Walt Disney Records recording artist Mitchel Musso ("Hannah Montana," "Phineas and Ferb") and Doc Shaw ("The Suite Life on Deck," "Tyler Perry's House of Payne").

"Phineas and Ferb: Across the Second Dimension" – The #1 animated series for the past two years among Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14, has inspired a television movie to premiere in summer 2011 on Disney XD and Disney Channel. In the movie, Phineas and Ferb discover that their beloved pet platypus, Perry, is really a secret agent who battles the forces of evil daily.