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Leah Lewis & Luke Benward: Disney's 'Madison High' Leads

Leah Lewis & Luke Benward: Disney's 'Madison High' Leads

Leah Lewis and Luke Benward have landed the lead roles in Disney’s new pilot Madison High, a show with a special connection to the High School Musical series!

The show will feature HSM‘s beloved Ms. Darbus (Alyson Reed), who will transfer from East to Madison High to build a revolutionary theatre program. She casts a diverse troupe of both seasoned and raw actors to create an original musical production based on their lives.

Luke, 15, will play Devin Daniels, a motocross racer looking for a new hobby and Leah, 14, will be playing Peyton Hall, a formerly home-schooled tennis champion.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of the lead actors for Madison High?

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14 Comments

# 2

Put kids news like this on Just Jared Jr.

# 3

I think they’re trying to milk HSM’s success way too much… any Disney fan would know that spin-offs and sequels rarely work (The Little Mermaid, Cinderella, Pocahontas and Beauty and the Beast are among many that should have been left UNTOUCHED!)… also, an all-American-looking boy and a girl with exotic, foreign beauty, again? They are trying way too hard…

# 4

Beautiful girl has beauty eye

# 5

Hmmm…..I think they’re trying a BIT too hard to channel HSM. Dark haired Asian beauty and blue-eyed all-American looking boy.

# 6

DISNEY MIGHT AS WELL CALL IT “ANOTHER SHOW ABOUT WHITE GUYS WHO LOVE ASIAN GIRLS”… THEY REALLY MUST BE DESPERATE TO CRACK THE CHINESE MARKET

# 7

A blue-eyed guy, an exotic girl… It remains me something!!
Let me guess, the bad girl who’s in love with this guy will be blond. How original -_-’

# 8

Luke and Leah? Star Wars!

# 9

belongs on jj jr obviously.

I think that they are trying to become another High School MUsical. I mean you have a guy Luke who is a sports figure in the fact that he is a motocross racer, just like Troy was a basketball player. Then you have Leah a pretty dark haired girl who is homeschool, and although Gabriella was not homeschooled she was moved from schools to schools.
So I think Disney is trying to recapture the hype and popularity of High School Muscial with bringing this new high school show on. But who knows. as much as I love Zac and Vanessa, these two just may be the next golden couple of disney.
But I do agree, they should be on JJj

Crystal Faith @ 03/14/2011 at 6:34 pm

AWESOME!!!!! Glad you landed a show Luke, will be sure to watch
it! U r amazing, keep inspiring everyone with your sweetness! Love ya!

I’m watching for Luke. i hope this show does well ’cause i LOOOVED HSM.

unlike most people that commenting on this ,i actually like it , i will be looking forward to it , if it actually comes out. i’m happy about the idea of having new actors because there’s always the same people playing in movies. this could be good who knows and i miss luke benward’s “how to eat fried worms” it was pretty funny and he’s cute , and leah lewis is gorgeous . and if they do end up going out in the movie well they will make a good couple :)

tammy hidrogo @ 09/29/2012 at 10:27 pm

this is wonderful for our youth

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