Nickelodeon Making ‘School Of Rock’ Series

The “School of Rock” will soon be back in session, this time on television.

Nickelodeon said Monday it has ordered 13 episodes of a “School of Rock” series from Paramount Television, and it will premiere next spring. The 2003 movie starred Jack Black as a rocker who poses as a substitute teacher at a tony prep school.

No cast members have been set for the series yet. Richard Linklater, the movie’s director, and producer Scott Rudin will be executive producers.

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It’s the first children’s television series from producers Paramount Television.