Aquamarine is a American teen fantasy romantic comedy film directed by Elizabeth Allen , loosely based on the young adult novel of the same name by Alice Hoffman. Best friends Claire and Hailey are enjoying their last few days of summer together in their small beach town near Tampa, Florida , before Hailey relocates to Australia because of her mother's work as a marine biologist. Claire, sensible and slightly naive, looks up to Hailey as a mother figure, after her parents drowned in a boat accident years before, and now lives with her grandparents by the beach. Hailey, who is more daring and adventurous, lives with her single mother after her father left them. They have a slumber party and Hailey prays to the ocean god for a miracle that will make her mother change her mind about moving; and minutes later, a violent storm occurs.
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Aquamarine (film) - Wikipedia
She used to take part in fancy dress competition in her childhood. Paxton admits that going college is very important to expand own mind. She is credited her family for following Jewish religion, as she is very connected and always keep number one in her life as it kept her grounded. Paxton claims that she took singing and acting parallel in her childhood, even she started working as actress, in TV commercials or in musical theatre at a young age.
See the Stars of Aquamarine, Then & Now
Aquamarine, loosely based on Alice Hoffman's young adult novel of the same name, centered on a pair of BFFs who befriend a blue-haired mermaid, played by Sara Paxton, and attempt to help her prove true love exists. Basically, think The Little Mermaid meets the Bratz movie. The Elizabeth Allen-directed fish-out-of-water teen comedy served as Roberts' first leading role in a feature film after spending years on Nickelodeon and was the first major acting job for JoJo, a singing sensation who had previously turned down the chance to star in one of the Disney Channel's biggest hits. The same year, she fronted the Nancy Drew movie and would go on to appear in slew of films, including Valentine's Day, Hotel for Dogs and Twelve before landing one of the lead roles in 's Scream 4.
One night, after a violent storm, Hailey wishes for a miracle that will make her mother change her mind about moving. They find a mermaid named Aquamarine Sara Paxton in the swimming pool of their beach club. The girls are frightened at first, however, sooner become curious.