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Disney+ Series The Crossover Will See Jalyn Hall and Amir O’Neil Star

Author of the book The Crossover, Kwame Alexander, revealed that in the pilot for the upcoming series with the same name will have Jalyn Hall and Amir O’Neil Star as the stars.

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In a video, Kwame Alexander announced that Jayln Hall will be playing Filthy, aka Josh and Amir O’Neil, will be playing Jordan.

The book tells the story of 14-year-old Josh Bell and his twin brother Jordan, who are awesome on the court. But Josh has more than basketball in his blood, he’s got mad beats, too, that tell his family’s story in verse, in this fast and furious middle-grade novel of family and brotherhood.   Josh and Jordan must come to grips with growing up on and off the court to realize breaking the rules comes at a terrible price, as their story’s heart-stopping climax proves a game-changer for the entire family.

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The Crossover is an emotional story that is told through lyrical poetry from the point of view of Josh. It will be interesting to see how the series will use this style.

The series is being written by Alexander and Damani Johnson with Dee Johnson and will have George Tillman Jr. directing.

Are you excited to see this series?

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My name is Jennifer Retzlaff and I became a lifelong Disney fan during my first trip to Walt Disney World in 6th grade. From that moment, Disney became a big part of my life. I live in Iowa with my husband and two kids who are growing up too quickly for my liking. I started introducing my love for Disney early to my family with a Disney honeymoon and then trips when our youngest of 18 months. Since then, our family has been to Walt Disney World over five times and we continue to plan and dream for the next trip. I love the magic that Disney brings to people through the theme parks, cruises, adventures and movies they create. As a teacher, I try to bring that magic into my classroom to help kids believe that “If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It.” I recently reached a dream of mine as I joined Magic Vacation Planner as a personal travel advisor. With this team, I can now help others plan magical vacations. As a passionate writer, I also have my own blog at magicalvacationsbyjen which is also where you can follow me on instagram for trip reviews along with tips and tricks for your next magical vacation.