|Alex & Co.||Radio Alex||Penny on M.A.R.S.|
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 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
- Penny Mendez, played by Olivia-Mai Barrett.
- Camilla, played by Shannon Gaskin.
- Young Camilla, played by Karla Alexandra.
- Sebastian, played by Finlay MacMillan.
- Lucy Carpenter, played by Jessica Hoare.
- Sofia, played by Olivia Chan.
- Sacha, played by Ryan Collinson.
- Mike, played by Luke Walsh.
- Nik, played by Damien Walsh.
- Bakìa, played by Merissa Porter.
- Freddy Wolf, played by Ben Richards.
- Mitch, played by Charlie Gardner.
- Elle, played by Nathalie Rapti Gomez.
- Debbie, played by Hanna Christine Hefner.
- Bruce, played by Michael E. Rodgers.
- Raoul, played by Joseph Rye.
- Roberto Piccolo, played by William Kenning.
- Sean, played by Alton Terry.
- Arianna, played by Arianna Di Claudio.
- Tosca, played by Melanie Ruth Gray.
- Mr. Carpenter (Lucy's father), played by Andrea Scarduzio.
- Mrs. Carpenter (Lucy's mother), played by Cecilia Gragnani.
- Ines (waitress), played by Daniela Di Muro.
- Bodyguard, played by Misha Sukyas.
- Susan (detective), played by Federica Famea.
- Lisa Cunningham, played by Katie McGovern.
- ?, played by Martina Di Giacomo.
- ?, played by Jessica Polsky.
- Episode 1
- Episode 2
- Episode 3
- Episode 4
- Episode 5
- Episode 6
- Episode 7
- Episode 8
- Episode 9
- Episode 10
- Episode 11
- Episode 12
- Episode 13
- Episode 14
- Episode 15
- Episode 16
- Episode 17
- Never Doubt I Love (Olivia-Mai Barrett and Finlay MacMillan)
- Unknown title (Jessica Hoare)
- Unknown title (Shannon Gaskin, Olivia Chan and Damien Walsh)
|Italy||Disney Channel Italy||2018||Penny on M.A.R.S.|
|United Kingdom||Disney Channel UK and Ireland|
- In its script and clapperboards, the series is called "Penny on MARS", without dots.
- The cast had the first table read on September 20, 2017.
- Filming for the series began on September 28, 2017 and will end on December 22, 2017.
- The first rehearsals were on September 22.
- On September 28 there were dance rehearsals.
- Olivia-Mai Barrett started filming on September 29.
- The first scenes at the M.A.R.S. were shot on October 6.
- Jessica Hoare recorded an unknown song on October 13.
- The last scenes of the first episode were shot on October 19. They were shot in the vicinity of Torre Hadid, a skyscraper in Milan.
- On October 30 the cast had a promotional photoshoot and shot a videoclip.
- On November 6, another song was recorded by Shannon Gaskin, Olivia Chan and Damien Walsh.
- 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.
- ↑ "Congratulations to Karla Alexandra, chosen for the TV series Penny on M.A.R.S."
- ↑ Actors in Italy: Katie McGovern
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Martina Di Giacomo: "First table read for season one of Penny on MARS!"
- ↑ Abigail Hercules: "Currently co-producing my song 'Never Doubt I Love'"
- ↑ Abutail Hercules: "The cast vocals are down on my tune. Thanks Olivia and Finlay"
- ↑ Jessica Hoare: "First Penny on MARS read through"
- ↑ Filming information by MotoreCinema Facebook page
- ↑ Luke Walsh: "Day of rehearsals over"
- ↑ Choreography rehearsals on Jessica Hoare's Twitter profile
- ↑ Olivia-Mai Barrett: "My first day of filming tomorrow?!"
- ↑ Episode 1 behind the scenes pictures