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Wednesday 17 September 2014

School of Rock to become TV series

Jack Black starred in the original School Of Rock movie in 2003

School of Rock - the hit movie starring Jack Black - is getting its own spin-off TV series.

Nickelodeon announced it has ordered 13 episodes of a School of Rock series from Paramount Television, and it will premiere next spring.

The 2003 movie starred Jack Black as a rocker who poses as a substitute teacher at a tony prep school.

No cast members have been set for the series yet. Richard Linklater, the movie's director, and producer Scott Rudin will be executive producers.

It's the first children's television series from producers Paramount Television.

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