TRAILER: AwesomenessTV’s ‘Expelled’ Film Debuts Globally On Netflix February 1st!

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Following its successful release across theatrical and multiple digital platforms, AwesomenessTV’s action-packed comedy film Expelled will make its global debut on Netflix February 1. The feature length film stars Cameron Dallas and a roll call of social media stars including Andrea RussettLia Marie JohnsonMarcus JohnsMichelle GlavanTeala Dunn, and True Jackson, VP actor Matt Shively.

Dallas plays Felix, a legendary prankster who seems to always charm his way out of trouble. However, after his third strike at school, the principal has had enough and expels him. Never defeated, Felix resorts to his infamous ways and devises a plan with his brother (Johns), best friend (Shively), new friend (Johnson) and classmate (Russett) to convince his parents he’s a stellar student.

Expelled is written, produced, and directed by Alex Goyette. Executive producers are Brett Bouttier (The Smosh Movie), Joe Davola (One Tree Hill, Smallville, MTV Networks), Scott Levine, Steven Spiegel and Alan Spiegel. Brian Robbins (Wild HogsCoach CarterVarsity Blues), Shauna Phelan (The Smosh MovieTerry The Tomboy) are producers.

AwesomenessTV partnered with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment to make Expelled available on Digital HD across all Digital stores including Amazon Instant Video, Comcast, Google Play, iTunes, Target Ticket and VUDU and worked with digital platform VHX to power the direct to consumer release on ExpelledMovie.com.

Expelled is rated PG-13! Check out the official trailer for the hit film below if you haven’t already!

 

VIDEO: Lia Marie Johnson Premieres “Moment Like You” Music Video!

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Los Angeles based singer/songwriter Lia Marie Johnson is released the video for her debut single “MOMENT LIKE YOU” just today, January 9th. The song appears in the popular teen movie “Expelled” in which she also plays “Katie” the love interest of “Felix”(Cameron Dallas). After a limited theatrical release, the film reached #1 on iTunes just one day after its online release. Lia’s song “MOMENT LIKE YOU” was also released on December 16th, it hit the #6 spot on the electronic charts. The Song Is produced by The Touchtone5.

“MOMENT LIKE YOU” is a fresh twist about the roller coaster of young love. “When writing the song, I was thinking about how when you find someone you really like, you just want to be with that person, Lia told us.  “MOMENT LIKE YOU” was co-written by Lia for the movie Expelled.

Lia is an 18 year-old from San Diego who began acting and singing at age 10. She is a recurring cast member of the Nickelodeon sketch comedy series “AwesomenessTV” and starred in last summer’s “Terry the Tomboy” movie based on a character from the show.  She became an online personality through a number of popular web series including “Kids and Teens React”. Her recent project is a Nick Cannon/Fine Brothers production called “React to That”, which premiered on Nickelodeon in December.

Lia is in the studio working on her album that will be released later in 2015.

Check out “Moment Like You” below and make sure to grab it on iTunes now!

AwesomenessTV Announces New Feature-Length Comedy ‘Expelled’ — Watch The Trailer!

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School’s out early this Winter with Expelled, AwesomenessTV’s action-packed comedy film starring Cameron Dallas and a roll call of YouTube and Vine favorites including Andrea Russett, Lia Marie Johnson, Marcus Johns, Michelle Glavan, Teala Dunn, and True Jackson, VP actor Matt Shively. The film debuts in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago on December 12. Expelled will also be available on demand at ExpelledMovie.com and through iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Target Ticket, and Walmart beginning December 16. Pre-sale starts today. Video-On Demand will release December 30.

“The movie industry is changing in terms of not only who teens want to see on screen, but also how, when and where they want to watch,” said Brian Robbins, Expelled producer and founder of AwesomenessTV. “Expelled gives fans of this new generation of stars a chance to see them on the big screen…or whatever screen they prefer.”

Dallas plays Felix, a legendary prankster who seems to always charm his way out of trouble. However, after his third strike at school, the principal has had enough and expels him. Never defeated, Felix resorts to his infamous ways and devises a plan with his brother (Johns), best friend (Shively), new friend (Johnson) and classmate (Russett) to convince his parents he’s a stellar student.

Expelled is rated PG-13 and is written, produced, and directed by Alex Goyette. Executive producers are Brett Bouttier (The Smosh Movie), Joe Davola (One Tree Hill, Smallville, MTV Networks), Scott Levine, as well as Steven Spiegel and Alan Spiegel from 26MGMT. Brian Robbins (Wild Hogs, Coach Carter, Varsity Blues) and Shauna Phelan (The Smosh Movie, Terry The Tomboy) are producers.

Check out the trailer for Expelled below!

AwesomenessTV’s Fashion-Forward Series ‘Life’s S.o. R.a.d.’ Hits The YouTube Runway Today! — Watch Now!!

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Experiencing a dream come true for fashionistas, in AwesomenessTV’s Life’s S.o. R.a.d., debuting today, YouTubers Amanda Steele and Lia Marie Johnson discover what goes into the creation of a new fashion line. The scripted series is an imaginative depiction of Steele and Johnson’s involvement in the creation of S.o. R.a.d., a brand new junior’s fashion line available exclusively at Kohl’s Department Stores nationwide beginning September 22. New episodes from the six-part season will post weekly on Fridays.

The YouTube stars find inspiration from their personal wardrobes and vintage clothing, create fashion sketches and style boards, hold a modeling challenge, and make a lookbook music video, all leading up to the big launch of the S.o. R.a.d. line in the final episode.

AwesomenessTV has committed to four seasons of Life’s S.o. R.a.d. Each season will feature a different pair of YouTube influencers and new storylines coinciding with future collection launches at Kohl’s over the next year.

To view the First Episode of Life’s S.o. R.a.d., click here:

Lia Marie Johnson AKA ‘Terry The Tomboy’ — Premiere Photos Here!!

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Lia Marie Johnson AKA ‘Terry the Tomboy,’ 17 year old actress and YouTube star, starred in her first television movie on Nickelodeon  last night. Johnson became a YouTube star by creating fun characters and crafting hilarious sketch comedy bits. In addition to her work with AwesomenessTV, Lia starred in the Emmy-winning web series Kids ReactTeens React and YouTubers ReactLia Marie is a successful YouTube star and now she has taken her acting skills and moved to television, starring in a feature-length film that focused on her Terry the Tomboy character.

Terry the Tomboy centers around a confident, bacon-loving and shower-deficient tomboy whose summer goal is to win the county fair pie-eating contest. After meeting her new neighbor Brett (Charlie Depew, The Amazing Spiderman), she isn’t so interested in pie anymore and realizes the worst thing has happened — she’s a tomboy who has fallen in loveJohnson’s endearing Terry character has her fellow “AwesomenessTV” star, Noland Ammon in the film, who plays her best friend Duncanty.

In Terry the Tomboy, a visit to the doctor confirms that the worst has happened: Terry is crushing on her new neighbor Brett. With help from her best friend and not-so-secret admirer, Duncanty (Noland Ammon, AwesomenessTV), Terry attempts to overcome her unfortunate condition.

Terry the Tomboy embraces one of Nickelodeon’s many hilarious characters that has experienced enormous popularity on our air and online,” said Russell Hicks, Nickelodeon’s President of Content Development and Production. “Our audience will soon see a new side to Terry’s offbeat world where she must decide between being true to herself – or changing to obtain acceptance from others.”
Fans can log on to www.nick.com/tomboy for an all-access behind-the-scenes look at Terry the Tomboy!! Also be sure to keep up with Lia on TwitterFacebookInstagram, and YouTube.
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