However, according to the Disney Channel website, the film is listed as a Disney Channel Original Movie. Welsch (Jennifer Stone) crosses paths with popular student Marion Hawthorne (Vanessa Morgan), as the two girls compete to become the official blogger of their high school class.After Marion has started blogging, Harriet lags behind because she reports what she finds interesting.
Harriet sets her sights on a big pop star, Skander Hill (Wesley Morgan), who is in town starring in a movie, Spy Teen 2: The Sequel, that her father, Roger Welsch (Doug Murray), is producing.However, Vi Welsch (Shauna Mac Donald) claims that Harriet has a crush on Skander.Despite her disdain for the star of the film, Harriet starts blogging about Skander Hill.First, she goes to stalk him by doing a father/daughter visit, but Skander has an outburst and Harriet is forced off of the set.When Harriet goes to the hotel where Skander is staying, she finds him arguing with other producers of the movie. The posse gets excited, but Marion's still suspicious.
When he switches shirts, Harriet notices a birth-mark on him and takes a picture, also stealing a water bottle. Marion and her friends invite Harriet over and watch "Spy Teen". The next time Harriet goes to the hotel, she disguises herself as a maid and steals a hotel receipt signed by Skander, but Skander notices her, and she runs away.
She shows Marion the signature, but Marion claims it is a forgery.
Skander spots Harriet stalking him and follows her to Janie's house.
that premiered on March 26, 2010, on Disney Channel.
It is an adaptation of the book Harriet the Spy, by Louise Fitzhugh, the second after the 1996 Harriet the Spy film that starred Michelle Trachtenberg as Harriet. Vanessa Morgan, who starred as Marion in the movie, went on to star in My Babysitter's a Vampire and its subsequent television series, which also aired on Disney Channel. Welsch (Jennifer Stone), an 11-year-old in the book, changed to a teenager for the film.
Jennifer Stone told Popstar magazine, "We're basing it off the charm of the first book.