The eagerly-anticipated mystery adventure series, Evermoor is set to excite and intrigue fans around the world with its unique blend of action, magic, comedy, romance, and engaging characters when it premieres on Disney Channel UK on 10th October 2014 at 6pm.
The brand new series introduces a host of emerging British talent including George Sear (Friday Download); Georgia Lock (Sadie J, Friday Download); youngest cast member 12-year-old Georgie Farmer; and 19-year-old Australian actress, singer and presenter, Naomi Sequeira. Disney Channel has a heritage of discovering Brit and US actors including War Horse’s Jeremy Irvine, Wizards of Waverly Place’s Gregg Sulkin and Selena Gomez, Zac Efron, and Demi Lovato.
The series follows Tara Crossley (played by Sequeira), an American teen who moves from the US to Evermoor, a beautiful but isolated village on the edge of some very creepy moors in middle England. Whilst Tara’s famous novelist mum and step-dad are busy unpacking at Evermoor Manor, Tara and her brother Jake, and her British step-siblings Seb and Bella, try to adjust to life in their new home. It’s not long before danger, mystery and intrigue unfurls and Tara and Seb have to unite to save their new home and their family’s new start in England.
Evermoor features a talented cast including Georgie Glen (Les Miserables, My Week With Marilyn, Calendar Girls), Dan Fredenburgh (The Bourne Ultimatum Love, Actually, The Tunnel), Olivier Award winner, Clive Rowe (Doctor Who, Carousel, Guys and Dolls), Belinda Stewart-Wilson (Inbetweeners), three-time BAFTA Cymru recipient, Sharon Morgan (Torchwood), Margaret Cabourn-Smith (Miranda, The IT Crowd), Jordan Loughran (Dixi),Finney Cassidy (Wrecked) and Alex Starke (The 4 O’Clock Club).
Disney EMEA commissioned BAFTA award-winning production company, Lime Pictures to produce the series, which was created by Tim Compton and Diane Whitley (both House of Anubis), scripted by Bede Blake (House of Anubis, Strange Hill High), produced by Tim Compton and executive produced by Rebecca Hodgson (Good Cop, Stolen). Chris Cottam (Miss Wright, Officially Special, Set List: Stand Up Without A Net) directed the series.
The filming took place in the heart of the UK’s North West in the picturesque grounds of Arley Hall and Gardens, and surrounding village of Great Budworth in Cheshire.
Evermoor airs on Disney Channel UK from 10TH October 2014 at 6pm