The resulting show, retitled The New Partridge Family (2004), remained an unsold pilot.
Stone made her feature film debut in Greg Mottola's comedy Superbad (2007), co-starring Michael Cera and Jonah Hill.
The actress, who describes herself as "a big smiler and laugher", has admitted that she found it difficult portraying a character whose personality traits were so different from her own.
The film, and her performance, received negative reviews from critics and was a commercial failure. The first of these was opposite Matthew Mc Conaughey, Jennifer Garner and Michael Douglas in Mark Waters' Ghosts of Girlfriends Past.
Partially based on Nathaniel Hawthorne's 1850 historical romance novel The Scarlet Letter, the film tells the story of Olive Penderghast (Stone), a high school student who becomes embroiled in a comic sex scandal after a false rumor circulates that she is sexually promiscuous.