Milo Manheim to Star in YA Drama Series ‘School Spirits’ at Paramount+ – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Milo Manheim is placed in the lead against Peyton List in the Paramount + series school spirits (working title), a YA drama based on the upcoming graphic novel by Nate & Megan Trinrud and Maria Nguyen.

Produced by Awesomeness Studios, school spirits focuses on a teenager (List, of Cobra Kai) stuck in the afterlife who decides to investigate her mysterious disappearance alongside a group of other students who are also stuck in limbo at their high school. The book is slated for publication in fall 2023 by Clarion Books/HarperAlley, an imprint of HarperCollins Children’s Books.

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Manheim will play Wally, an adorable 1980s ghost who, in his glory days, was a star high school football player.

Olivier Goldstick (Bridgerton) will serve as showrunner and executive producer along with Nate and Megan Trinrud, who wrote the pilot. Max Winker (Jungleland) directs the pilot. Production is overseen by Shauna Phelan and Zack Olin, Executive Vice Presidents and Co-Heads of Nickelodeon and Awesomeness Live-Action Series and Film.

Manheim stars as Zed in Zombies TV movie franchise and did it again on ABC The Conners and American housewife. He was recently added to the cast of the upcoming prom pact.

He is replaced by Framework Entertainment, UTA and attorney Rick Genow.