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‘Lizzie,’ 3 pics get Disney OK

'Luck,' 'Irish,' 'Jett' get telepic treatment

The Disney Channel has greenlit the new series “What’s Lizzie Thinking?” as well as three new pics for its monthly movie showcase.

Web has ordered 20 episodes of “Lizzie,” a live-action comedy with animation about a 13-year-old who survives adolescence with the help of her animated alter ego. Production is scheduled to start in Los Angeles in September.

Stan Rogow Prods. will produce the series created by Terri Minsky, exec producer for upcoming ABC sitcom “The Geena Davis Show.” Susan Jansen and Stan Rogow are exec producing.

The pics that have been ordered are “Luck of the Irish,” “The Dog House” and “The Famous Jett Jackson — The Movie.”

“Irish” centers on a boy who may have the luck of the Irish and doesn’t know it. Production is set to begin in September and air in March. Sheri Singer is producing.

“The Dog House” concerns a 13-year-old boy whose goal is to nab a scholarship to his dream school — and not end up in military school. Complications ensue, including his accidental kidnapping of the principal’s dog. Hunt Lowry and Casey LaScala are producing.

“The Famous Jett Jackson — The Movie” is an Alliance Atlantis Communications production in association with the Disney Channel. Series regulars Lee Thompson Young, Ryan Sommers Baum, Kerry Duff, Gordon Greene, Montrose Hagins, Melanie Nicholls King and Lindy Booth will reprise their roles in the feature.

Bruce Kalish and Shawn Levy will exec produce the pic.

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