Remember the Disney Channel series A.N.T. Farm? More than 10 years ago, fans were introduced to China Anne McClain, Stefanie Scott, Carlon Jeffery, Aedin Mincks, Jake Short, Sierra McCormick and more musical prodigies as they attended the Advanced Natural Talent program at their California high school. The show premiered in May 2011 and after three seasons and 62 episodes, came to an end in March 2014. Now, fans are hoping for a comeback, but while no reboot has been announced just yet, the show available for streaming on Disney+.
During an interview with Girls’ Life, China, for one, revealed her favorite things about her character, Chyna. “She is way more talkative than I am,” the actress said at the time. “She’s able to stand up for herself, and she’s just really confident.”
The Descendants star also recalled her time on set revealing that she never felt any pressure when having to play multiple instruments for the show.
“Whenever I have to play an instrument that I have never played before, somebody comes in and helps me and shows me how to hold it and stuff like that,” she told KidzWorld in June 2011. “On the first episode I had to play violin and I had never played it before so, hopefully, it looked real. But, I’m learning it right now, which is pretty fun.”
China also explained that her character often “gets herself into stuff that she can’t get out of sometimes.” The actress added, “I think that’s definitely one of her big flaws.”
Jake also gushed over his role during a 2012 interview.
“I had just turned 13 [when I was cast], it was really exciting. It was 2010 and I was going to go on a cruise with my family. It kind of fell through, but it ended up being OK because I got the job,” the young star shared. “First, we filmed the pilot in August, it was super exciting, and I had a great time. Then, we got picked up for a season in October, only two months after we shot it. First season is done, and now we are in the second season, and cruising along having a great time.”
Ever since the show came to an end, all the stars went on to accomplish some pretty major things! Click through the gallery to see what the cast of A.N.T. Farm is up to now.
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