What are the best reasons to be excited for Stargirl on Disney+?

Annie Macawile - Contributor

Stargirl has finally been released on Disney+ on March 13, 2020. To give you an idea, this is not the DC Universe superhero Stargirl series which is also going to be released this year by The CW. Stargirl by Disney+ is a movie based on Jerry Spinelli’s novel of the same name. In case you didn't know, Jerry Spinelli is an American author known for creating novels related to adolescence and early adulthood. One of his notable novels that was adapted into a movie is Maniac Magee, which also received a Newbery Award. In addition to Maniac Magee, some of his notable works include Wringer and Stargirl, and both are young adult novels.

Meanwhile, Disney+ adapted the Stargirl novel into a movie. The film narrates the story of teenage high school students as they try to know each other and get to know what first love is like. The movie is directed by Julia Hart, and it stars Grace VanderWaal, America’s Got Talent season 11 winner. Grace VanderWaal is portraying the title character, Stargirl. On the other hand, the Canadian actor, Graham Verchere is playing the role of Leo. Both stars are playing the lead roles. If you've read the book, or you've already seen the Stargirl Disney movie trailer, surely, you find the book or movie interesting. But if you're still searching for answers why Stargirl is a must-watch, then this page is for you! We've prepared a list of the best reasons why Stargirl on Disney+ is a film to be excited for!

  1. 1It's Grace VanderWaal's acting debut


    Before portraying the lead role, Grace VanderWaal became popularly known as a young singer who plays the ukulele. Surprisingly, she also won the reality show, America's Got Talent in 2016, the 11th season of the talent show. Because of her distinctive vocals, she received admiration from many people. The young music artist is portraying Stargirl on Disney+. In this movie, you'll get to see VanderWaal's performance as an actress for the very first time.

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  1. 2It is based on Jerry Spinelli’s novel


    Jerry Spinelli has so many good novels for young-adult readers. However, not all his novels are getting adapted into a film. Since Stargirl is one of his notable works for being a New York Times Bestseller and winning an ALA Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults Award, there is no reason for this novel not to get a movie adaptation. If you're a fan of Disney or an avid reader of young-adult books, then Stargirl is going to be an exciting film to watch soon.

  2. 3It has encouraging messages for teens


    Disney never fails to provide its viewers with some lessons to learn from through movies. They have always been admired for creating feel-good movies with safe content for young audiences. The newly-released film, Stargirl on Disney+ surely has some strong, positive messages which teenagers can relate to, and it's one of the reasons why fans should be excited to see this film.

  1. 4It has gained positive reviews


    Since this is already available for streaming on Disney+, many people have watched it, so far. Another reason to be excited about this comedy-romance drama film is the fact that it has surprisingly gained a lot of positive reviews. One of these is people admired VanderWaal's performance as Stargirl. She is considered strongly fit for the lead role for being a close representation of Stargirl. Her portrayal was so convincing that some would actually think, Stargirl exists in real life.


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