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    Here Are 15 Disney Channel Original Movie Facts That Are So Crazy, You Might Not Believe Them

    Did you know Whitney Houston worked as a producer on The Cheetah Girls?

    1. Disney Channel Original Movies are usually filmed in three months or less, which is much shorter than a typical movie's production time.

    2. Troy Bolton's iconic song "Bet On It" from High School Musical 2 took six days to film.

    3. Whitney Houston worked as a producer on The Cheetah Girls and The Cheetah Girls 2.

    4. LeVar Burton, best known for his work on Star Trek and Reading Rainbow, directed Smart House.

    5. Jared Padalecki was reportedly almost cast as Kal in Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge.

    6. Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century is actually based on a series of best-selling illustrated books.

    7. Kimberly J. Brown's younger brother Dylan played one of her baby brothers in the movie Quints.

    8. The Thirteenth Year star Chez Starbuck was required to be scuba certified before filming began.

    9. In The Even Stevens Movie, Jim Wise, who played Coach Tugnut, was almost knocked unconscious when all of the spaghetti fell on his head.

    10. In High School Musical, all of the actors that were on the Wildcats basketball team, including Zac Efron and Corbin Bleu, had to go through basketball auditions before booking their roles.

    11. Originally, Disney Channel was hesitant to show Larry and Frances kissing at the end of Don’t Look Under the Bed, but the director fought to keep it in.

    12. Also, Don't Look Under the Bed was Disney Channel's first original movie to be rated PG.

    13. Although both Christy Carlson Romano and Hilary Duff were starring in hit Disney Channel series at the time, the duo didn't meet until they were on set for Cadet Kelly.

    14. In Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, the extras in the crowd during the final battle of the bands were all Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato fans.

    15. While a Kim Possible live-action movie is now in the works, there were plans to make Kim Possible: So The Drama live-action, but it was eventually turned into Disney Channel's first official animated film.