Once I had that and an outline, I partnered with a screenwriter for a first draft. Watch the trailer When Annabelle arrives to the house her family has rented for their summer vacation, things seem a little off from the very beginning. We are a dedicated team of people who all share this mission. Also, huge shoutout to to the writers of this movie who realized there was a paranormal hole in all of our lives these days. We think it has the depth and heart to be a Christmas classic someday! Talk about the development process from when it was a script and what it was like to work with Bailee both as your lead and a production collaborator. McGlynn, Jamison Stern, Mia Matthews, Bianca Matthews Subscribe: About MarVista Entertainment: MarVista Entertainment is an independent entertainment studio with a mission to produce, acquire, and distribute premium film and television programming worldwide. Along with local brother-and-sister duo of Jake and Maddi, Annabelle dives into a world of eccentric thieves, psychics, a hazy figure in white, and a mysterious boy named Billy.
Do you think the teens can solve the secret behind the mystery that goes back 200 years?! But for a more mature audience, then this turned out to be a rather mundane and sort of boring movie. She only wants to be involved in wholesome and creative projects. It's truly something that I think teens will love and connect with. Maybe this movie is my way of giving back to the Island all the wonderful memories it gave me. It will appeal to younger audiences and parents will enjoy it with their kids. The people involved with the movie did it because they thought it was something worthwhile. There was a small period where I thought I was going to be filming Good Witch right now, but we ended up going on hiatus.
The other actors were good, a Ted their age and station. With an old journal as their guide, the friends follow the clues into adventure. But still, I gave it a go, because I had nothing better to do at the time, and I do love watching all kinds of movies. Cast: Bailee Madison, Robert Capron, Rachel Resheff, Mavrick Moreno, Whitney Goin, Gary Weeks, Juliana Harkavy, Kevin B. It's definitely of this generation, which I'm thrilled about. On a family vacation in Nantucket, she uncovers a 200 year-old mystery that provides Annabelle with the inspiration she's been seeking.
Motivated by her love for writing, Annabelle and her friends find themselves attempting to outsmart a couple of devious thieves. Together, these 4 friends piece together clues, have run-ins with well dressed thieves, sneak onto legendary ships, stumble upon paranormal apparitions, and have the adventure of a lifetime! My fans even sent in videos and submissions of themselves — they killed it and were incredible. Find out what Annabelle learns while on her vacation in Nantucket. That's what keeps the movie exciting and keeps it fresh and real. Bailee Madison stars as Annabelle the teenager that follows an old, fascinating journal as a guide; a journey that finds them amongst some very unusual characters. He has directed and produced feature fi lms as well as over 300 episodes of national television. She gave these longing looks, her touches, her stares, stances and gestures were just too much for a sixteen year old, and too over the top for the movie and actors of today.
It helps that she has a friend on set in Mavrick, who was also in the Nickelodeon show Every Witch Way, and has worked with the actress before on Parental Guidance. Teen Vogue: What drew you to the project itself? Annabelle and the Ghosts of Nantucket joins us back in theatre for school vacation week! Stefnee Miller, Paul Serafini and Bailee Madison will be in attendance for both screenings. And I had initially expected some supernatural things to be going on, given the title of the movie, however that was not really the case. After that we got Stefne Miller our screenwriter involved to polish the script, add story elements and age it up Annabelle was 12, but when we shot, Bailee was nearly 16. Then we finally got here and it was really about meeting the Nantucket people and experiencing what it's like.
So, when the movie was released, we had great carriage on most of the major OnDemand and Digital services, which really helped us gain a solid audience, especially for a family genre film like ours. On a family vacation in Nantucket, she uncovers a 200 year-old mystery that provides Annabelle with the inspiration she's been seeking. Photo: Courtesy of Patrick Penkwitt. Annabelle Hooper is a young mystery writer in search of a story for her future best-selling novel. Bailee is not only starring in but also producing the film — and this marks her first time in a producer's chair. He is a member of the Producers Guild of America, the American Film Institute, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and his other awards include multiple U.
And as such, then most of the movie was just lost on me, because I didn't really relate to it, and quite frankly found what was going on less than interesting most of the time. It's so fun to bounce back and forth and always have your mind going. Paul Serafini: I came up with the idea for the storyline a few years ago while doing a ghost tour with my then 10-year-old daughter. I remained friends with him because we had a great time filming and he's always been a really dear friend of mine who's always supported me. Along with local brother-and-sister duo of Jake and Maddi, Annabelle dives into a world of eccentric thieves, psychics, a hazy figure in white, and a mysterious boy named Billy. So you have pre-production, which is scouting and figuring out camera angles and how we're going to shoot this.
And before that, we had about three months of casting and just meeting the people and doing chemistries and just figuring out who was the best fit for everyone. The story, which was inspired by true events, is set in the Beacon Hill section of Boston, and follows a young reporter as she investigates a mystery that ultimately changes her own life in ways she never thought possible. Director: Starring: , , , ». It's not like a little crush anymore. I remember a lot of laughter and smiles. It really works well when you get to work on a landscape that perfectly matches your film and the people have been so inviting and welcoming and excited to have us so it's been super enthralling.
We hope to retain many of our original cast members, as these are the actors that the audiences have fallen in love with playing these characters. The movie does have some good enough acting performances, but of course, the style of acting and the dialogue is of course aimed specifically at a younger audience. We already have a great script, concept trailer, and actor interest. I really just wanted to get down and dirty with it and I've learned so much. She also walked Teen Vogue through what it's like to juggle two jobs at once and work in and around historic Nantucket — a place she absolutely loves. Of course, schedules and availability always play a role in casting, but our hope is that many will return. Along with local brother-and-sister duo of Jake and Maddi, Annabelle dives into a world of eccentric thieves, psychics, a hazy figure in white, and a mysterious boy named Billy.
It truly is a team effort. Nantucket was where my movie education began in the Dreamland when I was very young. I love Ghost stories and while this one could use a little more explaining when it came to following clues, it was a good premise. It was like1940s kind of overacting. It's a big step for the both of us.