Secret of Mako Island
|Genre||Children, teen, fantasy|
|Created by||Jonathan M. Shiff|
|Written by||Sam Carroll|
|Directed by||Evan Clarry|
|Country of origin||Australia|
|Producer(s)||Jonathan M. Shiff|
Secret of Mako Island is the upcoming spin-off of H2O: Just Add Water. The series, announced in July 2011,is produced by Jonathan M. Shiff.
Fifteen year old Zac decides to camp on Mako Island, unaware that three mermaids,Sirena,Nixie and Lyla, who are guardians of the island, are watching him. That night, when the full moon rises, the boy comes into contact with the magic water of the Moon Pool; the following morning, he wakes up discovering he has fin-like feet and the power to control water. His new abilities will cause problems for the mermaids.
The series was at first titled Mako: Island of Secrets, but was retitled first to Mako Mermaids and later to Secret of Mako Island. The series will consist of 26 half-hour episodes. Filming was to begin in April 2012,but it was postponed to the beginning of May.On 8 May 2012, Shiff Productions announced the principle cast and the start of the shoot.Filming will run through 12 October 2012.
- Zac (Chai Romruen): Zac is 15 years old and is the main character and he goes camping at Mako Island and gets attacked by Sirena, Nixie and Lyla which causes him to become a merman.
- Lyla (Lucy Fry): Lyla and her mermaid friends, Nixie and Sirena watch everything Zac does on Mako Island. They attack him which causes him to become a merman.
- Nixie (Ivy Latimer): Nixie and her mermaid friends, Sirena and Lyla watch everything Zac does on Mako Island. They attack him which causes him to become a merman.
- Sirena (Amy Ruffle): Sirena and her mermaid friends, Nixie and Lyla watch everything Zac does on Mako Island. They attack him which causes him to become a merman.
- Dom Deutscher as Cam
- Kerith Atkinson as Rita
- Zac's powers are Telekinesis/Hydrokinesis.(Confirmed)
- Sirena has the powers of Hydro-Thermokinesis/Mecokinesis.(Unconfirmed)
- Lyla has the powers of Gelidkinesis/Cryokinesis.(Unconfirmed)
- Nixie has the powers to do Aerokinesis/Substanciakinesis.(Unconfirmed)
Notes and TriviaEdit
- This is the second series Lucy Fry has the main role in that is created by Jonathan M. Shiff. The first was Lightning Point ( Alien Surf Girls in US).
- Lucy Fry made a cameo in the last episode of Season 3 in H2O. Her name was announced at the graduation ceremony and she was seen in the audience.
- In H2O:Just Add Water the mermaids each had lockets or crystals, but now in Secret of Mako Island the mermaids will have Moonrings in a shape of a tail.
- It's unknown how the Moon Pool was revived since it was destroyed in the series finale of H2O.