Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century

Last Updated on: May 31st, 2024

Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century

Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century is a Disney Channel Original Movie that premiered in 1999. It tells the story of Zenon Kar, a teenage girl who lives on a space station in the year 2049.

Zenon is a free-spirited and adventurous girl who loves spending time with her friends and causing mischief on the space station. However, when she discovers that the space station’s owner plans to shut it down, Zenon must team up with her friends to save the station and their way of life.

The movie stars Kirsten Storms as Zenon Kar, along with several other actors, including Raven-Symoné and Greg Smith. It features a futuristic setting, catchy songs, and a positive message about the importance of standing up for what you believe in.

Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century was a major success for Disney Channel and spawned two sequels, Zenon: The Zequel and Zenon: Z3, which continued Zenon’s adventures in space and on Earth.

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  • Year Released: 1999
  • Type of Movie: Live Action
  • Movie Platform: Disney Channel Original Movie
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  • Kirsten Storms: Zenon Kar
  • Raven-Symoné: Nebula Wade
  • Stuart Pankin: Commander Edward Plank
  • Holly Fulger: Aunt Judy Cling
  • Frederick Coffin: Parker Wyndham
  • Bob Bancroft: Mr. Lutz
  • Greg Thirloway: Mark Kar
  • Phillip Rhys: Proto Zoa / Microbe
  • Gwynyth Walsh: Astrid Kar
  • Lauren Maltby: Margie Hammond
  • Danielle Fraser: Lynx
  • Brenden Richard Jefferson: Andrew
  • Blair Slater: Aquillat
  • Zach Lipovsky: Matt
  • Neil Denis: Leo
  • Gregory Smith: Greg
  • Kea Wong: Gemma


  • Director: Kenneth Johnson
  • Producer: Thom Colwell

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