“Smosh: The Movie” premieres this summer, July 23, 2015 in Anaheim, California as it stars comedy YouTube duo Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla. Read on.
Originally an online channel, the comedy duo’s online comedy franchise of the same name with over 30 million subscribers on its several Youtube channels, has finally expanded to film thanks to Awesomeness TV.
Hollywood Reporter reported that the “Smosh: The Movie” centers on the duo’s adventures on deleting a very embarrassing video on Youtube before Padilla’s crush has the chance to see it. The movie is written by Blue Mountain State’s Eric Falconer and Directed by Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure’s Alex Winter.
Also starring in the film are fellow Youtube sensations Harley Morenstein, Grace Helbig and Jenna Marbles together with Jillian Nelson, and former pro wrestler Michael Ian Black and Steve Austin.
According to Deadline, the trailer for “Smosh: The Movie” the film is expected to debut on July 23, 2015 during the 2015 VidCon. Defy CEO Matt Diamond believed that the event, expected to be attended by many loyal fans of the duo will be the perfect venue to debut the film.
“Smosh: The Movie” will also symbolize Smosh’s 10th year anniversary.
Digital VOD and HD formats will be available immediately after “Smosh Smosh: The Movie” release in theaters. Lionsgate had the film’s worldwide rights but is not attached to the project anymore.
YouTube stars Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla have such a huge presence in different social media platforms, specifically to 13-17 year-old demographic.
In an interview with CNET, Hecox revealed that their YouTube channel has over 3.5 billions. That may be a big number but the duo wants to move on from YouTube and air videos through their own website someday.
“[YouTube] can change anything, and it’s really up to them, and you can’t say anything about it. So we’re trying to evolve away from YouTube on our website with articles and a bunch of other stuff on there,” he said.
There you have it on the latest news about Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla’s new film, “Smosh: The Movie.” Are you excited to see the duo in the big screen? Do you think they would be leaving YouTube soon? Sound off in the comments below.
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