Stepsister from Planet Weird

Last Updated on: January 20th, 2024

Stepsister from Planet Weird (Disney Channel Original Movie)

“Stepsister from Planet Weird” is a Disney Channel Original Movie that premiered in 2000. The movie tells the story of Megan Larson (played by Tamara Hope), a teenager who is struggling to adjust to her new life in a small town after her mother remarries.

Megan’s life gets turned upside down when she discovers that her new stepsister, Ariel (played by Courtnee Draper), is actually an alien from a faraway planet. As Megan helps Ariel navigate life on Earth, the two girls develop a close bond and must work together to save Ariel’s planet from destruction.

The movie features a fun and quirky storyline with a sci-fi twist. It also stars several talented actors, including Lance Guest, Khrystyne Haje, and Françoise Yip.

“Stepsister from Planet Weird” was well-received by audiences and has become a cult classic for many Disney Channel fans. It is notable for its creative concept and positive messages about friendship and acceptance.

Additional Details

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  • Year Released: 2000
  • Type of Movie: Live Action
  • Movie Platform: Disney Channel Original Movie
  • IMDB Link


  • Courtnee Draper: Megan Larson
  • Tamara Hope: Ariel Cola
  • Lance Guest: Cosmo Cola
  • Khrystyne Haje: Kathy Larson
  • Vanessa Lee Chester: Michelle “Mikey”
  • Cecelia Specht: Serena Soo
  • Myles Jeffrey: Trevor Larson
  • Lauren Maltby: Heather Hartman
  • Tiriel Mora: Fooop
  • Henry Feagins: Fanul
  • Tiriel Mora: S’Vad
  • Tom Wright: Cutter Colburne


  • Director: Steve Boyum
  • Producer: Ricka Kanter Fisher and Diana Kerew

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