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Penny on M.A.R.S. is the upcoming Alex & Co. spin-off that will be broadcast on Disney Channel Italy and Disney Channel UK in spring 2018.

The series was announced on June 29, 2017, after the premiere of the last episode of Alex & Co.

Plot

The series follows the adventures of Penny, a girl who has a big talent and a big passion: singing. She decides to enroll in the most famous performing arts high school, the M.A.R.S. Her passion will encourage her to fight for her dreams alongside her best friend Camilla. And soon, the arrival of a boy will complicate things.

Cast and Characters

Main characters

Recurring characters

Episodes

  1. Episode 1
  2. Episode 2
  3. Episode 3
  4. Episode 4
  5. Episode 5
  6. Episode 6
  7. Episode 7
  8. Episode 8
  9. Episode 9
  10. Episode 10
  11. Episode 11
  12. Episode 12
  13. Episode 13
  14. Episode 14
  15. Episode 15
  16. Episode 16
  17. Episode 17

Songs

International releases

Country Channel Premiere date Title
Italy flag Italy Disney Channel Italy 2018 Penny on M.A.R.S.
UK flag United Kingdom Disney Channel UK and Ireland
Ireland flag Ireland

Trivia

  • The cast had the first table read on September 20, 2017.[3][6]
  • Filming for the series began on September 28, 2017 and will end on December 22, 2017.[10]
    • Olivia-Mai Barrett started filming on September 29, 2017.[11]
    • The first scenes at the M.A.R.S. were shot on October 6, 2017.
    • Jessica Hoare recorded an unknown song on October 13, 2017.
  • The first dance rehearsals were on September 28, 2017.[12]
  • During the shooting process, Olivia-Mai, Shannon, Jessica and Olivia stayed in the Hotel Iride Milano.
  • This series' director and some writers are the same as Alex & Co.
  • Although the series is in English, it is shot in Milan, Italy.
  • The first promotion of the series aired on June 29, 2017. As the series hadn't started being filmed yet, it is a 15-second video with Penny and Camilla explaining briefly the plot and Alex announcing more details coming soon.

Video Gallery

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Penny on M.A.R.S. promo

References

  1. "Congratulations to Karla Alexandra, chosen for the TV series Penny on M.A.R.S."
  2. Finlay MacMillan: "Can't wait, Penny on MARS is going to be so good"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Jessica Hoare: "First Penny on MARS read through"
  4. Jessica Hoare's acting profile
  5. 5.0 5.1 Jessica Hoare: "This is MARS!"
  6. 6.0 6.1 Martina Di Giacomo: "First table read for season one of Penny on MARS!"
  7. Actors in Italy: Katie McGovern
  8. Abigail Hercules: "Currently co-producing my song 'Never Doubt I Love'"
  9. Abutail Hercules: "The cast vocals are down on my tune. Thanks Olivia and Finlay"
  10. Filming information by MotoreCinema Facebook page
  11. Olivia-Mai Barrett: "My first day of filming tomorrow?!"
  12. Choreography rehearsals on Jessica Hoare's Twitter profile

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