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Read It and Weep (2006)

TV-G | | Comedy, Drama, Family | TV Movie 21 July 2006
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A shy and retiring high school student develops a peculiar alter ego that changes her life forever.

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Paul Hoen

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Patrick J. Clifton (teleplay), Beth Rigazio (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kay Panabaker ... Jamie Bartlett
Danielle Panabaker ... IS
Alexandra Krosney ... Harmony
Marquise C. Brown ... Lindsay
Allison Scagliotti ... Sawyer
Jason Dolley ... Connor
Chad Broskey ... Marco
Tom Virtue ... Ralph Bartlett
Connie Young ... Peggy Bartlett
Robin Riker ... Diana
Nick Whitaker Nick Whitaker ... Lenny
Falisha Fehoko Falisha Fehoko ... Jennifer #1
Malinda Money ... Jennifer #2
Joyce Cohen ... Miss Gallagher
K.C. Clyde ... Tim (as K C Clyde)
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Storyline

Freshman Jamie Bartlett is frustrated with high-school life. She wonders what it would be like to be popular, where Marco the hunk might notice her and snooty Sawyer would remember her name. To escape the pressures of school, Jamie retreats to her journal, weaving a tale about teen heroine Isabella ("Is"), who's beautiful, self-assured, and popular and can effortlessly zap any pesky person out of her way. When she accidentally turns in her journal as a homework project, Jamie wins a writing contest and finds her books on shelves nationwide. Suddenly she's caught up in the whirlwind of photo shoots and guest appearances and starts to lose touch with her friends and herself. Meanwhile, Is becomes a real presence for Jamie, though no one else can see her. As Jamie's stardom grows, her literary alter ego pops in and out of her life to influence every move she makes. Jamie eventually becomes disenchanted with her new life and in the end must decide whether popularity is worth sacrificing ... Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

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Official Sites:

Disney [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 July 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

How My Private, Personal Journal Became a Bestseller See more »

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Trivia

Kay Panabaker (Jamie Bartlett) and Danielle Panabaker (Is) are sisters in real life. See more »

Goofs

When the teacher is reading Jamie's story from the paper, she reads the line about Myrna being "zapped" along with her friends. Then she goes on to read about the Prince. When Janie looks back, the teacher is reading the line about "zapping" Myrna again. See more »

Quotes

Lindsay: [on the success of Jamie's book] Can you believe Marco Vega read your book?
Harmony: Only because you named the romantic lead after him.
Connor Kennedy: It is shocking.
[Jamie, Lindsay, and Harmony stare at Connor]
Connor Kennedy: I mean, who knew he could read?
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Outside Looking In
Written by Keith Thomas
Performed by Jordan Pruitt
Courtesy of Hollywood Records
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soundtrack?
22 July 2006 | by thehyperchickSee all my reviews

I was wondering if anyone knows if there was going to be a soundtrack to the new DCOM "Read it and Weep", because I love the song at the end done by Nick Whitaker, AKA Lenny, Jamie's brother. After the movie showed on Friday, I looked continuously for almost two hours and couldn't find the song anywhere. The title is "I Will Be Around". The movie also had many other great songs. I was able to find "Outside Looking In", but thats about it so far. This was one of the best Disney channel movies that has come out in a long time, and I loved it. All the cast members did a GREAT job, and I also thought it was wonderful the way they chose to have the Panabaker sisters play Jamie, and "Is". They were a great team.


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