Avalon High

Last Updated on: January 20th, 2024

Avalon High (Disney Channel Original Movie)

“Avalon High” is a Disney Channel Original Movie (DCOM) that premiered in 2010. It is a fantasy drama film based on the novel of the same name by Meg Cabot. The story follows a high school student named Allie Pennington, played by Britt Robertson, who moves to a new town with her family.

At her new school, Avalon High, Allie starts to notice some strange similarities between her classmates and the characters from Arthurian legend. She meets a boy named Will Wagner, played by Gregg Sulkin, who seems to embody the qualities of King Arthur himself. Allie becomes convinced that her classmates are reincarnations of characters from the Arthurian legend and that they are destined to repeat the same events from the past.

As Allie delves deeper into the mystery, she becomes entangled in a plot involving betrayal, love, and destiny. She must uncover the truth about her classmates’ identities and the purpose behind their connection to the legend of King Arthur.

Throughout the movie, “Avalon High” explores themes of destiny, friendship, and the power of believing in oneself. It combines elements of modern-day high school drama with the timeless tale of King Arthur, creating a unique and captivating story for young audiences.

The film received a positive response from viewers and fans of the book, praising its engaging plot, strong performances, and the clever way it weaves Arthurian legend into a contemporary setting. “Avalon High” remains a popular and beloved DCOM that appeals to both fans of fantasy and high school drama, showcasing Disney Channel’s ability to create entertaining and relatable content for its audience.

Fun Facts

  • “Avalon High” is a Disney Channel Original Movie (DCOM) that premiered in 2010. It is a modern-day retelling of the Arthurian legend, set in a high school where the students are reincarnations of characters from the legend.
  • The film stars Britt Robertson as the main character, Allie Pennington, who discovers the parallels between her classmates and the Arthurian legend. Interestingly, the movie incorporates elements of mystery and suspense as the characters try to uncover their true identities.
  • Before starring in “Avalon High,” Britt Robertson had already gained recognition for her roles in other TV series and films. The DCOM provided her with a platform to reach a wider audience, and she has since continued to have a successful acting career in both film and television.

Additional Details

  • Movie Studio:
  • Year Released: 2010
  • Type of Movie: Live Action
  • Movie Platform: Disney Channel Original Movie
  • IMDB Link


  • Britt Robertson: Allie Pennington / King Arthur
  • Gregg Sulkin: William Wagner / Knight
  • Joey Pollari: Miles / Merlin
  • Devon Graye: Marco Campbell
  • Molly C. Quinn: Jennifer / Guinevere
  • Christopher Tavarez: Lance Benwick / Lancelot
  • Steve Valentine: Mr. Moore / Mordred
  • Don Lake: Mr. Pennington
  • Ingrid Park: Mrs. Pennington
  • Craig Hall: Coach Barker
  • Anthony Ingruber: Sean
  • Joshua Orol: Yulu


  • Director: Stuart Gillard
  • Producer: Janine Dickins and Stuart Gillard 
  • Music: Robert Duncan

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