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Friday 6 August 2010

Young Aussie snaffles role of Judy Moody

Twelve-year-old Australian actress Jordana Beatty has snagged the title role in family movie Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer based on the popular children's book series. John Schultz is set to begin directing in late August from an adapted script by Kathy Waugh and Megan McDonald, author of the books.

There are eight titles in the Judy Moody series, which revolve around the humorous adventures of an exuberant third-grade girl and her brother.

"Jordana is a talented young actress whose natural enthusiasm, humor and charistmatic charm make her the perfect Judy Moody," producer Sarah Siegel-Magness said.

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Judy Moody, Girl Detective is out September 2010. $24.95RRP (hard cover)