Monday, May 12, 2014

The Path From YouTube to Movie Star Just Got Wider


Forget moving to Los Angeles, waiting tables, enduring endless auditions and other less seemly methods of breaking into showbiz. Just start a YouTube channel — your odds are probably just as good. And they’re fast improving.
Hollywood is finally starting to figure out what to do with the stars of social media. And its latest deal shows you don’t need a zillion followers or subscribers to make the leap.

The latest YouTuber to ink a development deal is Paige McKenzie, who plays a teen living in a Portland, Oregon paranormal cesspool of a home in the web series The Haunting of Sunshine Girl. The Weinstein Co. announced Thursday that it signed McKenzie to write YA books based on the channel, with a feature film adaptation to follow. Read the rest here

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