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UTSA student appears in Disney film 'The Last Song' with Miley Cyrus

Adam Barnett

From left are Miley Cyrus, fellow actor and UTSA student Adam Barnett, and Liam Hemsworth at the world premiere of their film "The Last Song." (Photo courtesy of Robert Barnett Sr.)
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(March 31, 2010)--UTSA student Adam Barnett is in the new Disney-Touchstone film "The Last Song" starring Miley Cyrus. The San Antonio native will be available for autographs and conversation from 2:30 to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 3 at the Santikos Palladium IMAX Theatre at the Rim shopping center at Interstate 10 and La Cantera Parkway.

A ticket to the 3 p.m. showing of "The Last Song" at the Palladium gets you into the auditorium for autographs and Q&A.

Barnett was born in San Antonio in 1987. While attending Sandra Day O'Connor High School in Helotes, Texas, he participated in theater arts and film critique classes. After graduation, he attended Northwest Vista College. While attending NWVC, he worked at Sea World San Antonio as a cast member of the acrobatic show "Viva!"

Barnett currently attends UTSA and plans to graduate with a bachelor's degree in nutrition and health. He has been a member of the university's Actors Guild. In May 2009, a mutual friend introduced him to Cal Johnson, the stunt coordinator for the new Disney-Touchstone feature film "The Last Song" based on Nicholas Sparks' best-selling novel. Barnett auditioned, completed a screen test and was cast in his first feature film in the role of Teddy.

For more information, contact Meghan Vincent, Santikos Theatres, at 210-483-4003.

 

 

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