WHO’S IN IT?
Aubrey Peeples (Nashville), Stefanie Scott (Insidious: Chapter 3), Hayley Kiyoko (Hello, My Name Is Frank), Aurora Perrineau (Freaks of Nature), Juliette Lewis (Natural Born Killers), Ryan Guzman (The Boy Next Door), Molly Ringwald (The Breakfast Club), Nathan Moore (Georgia Rule), Barnaby Carpenter (American Gothic), Ryan Hansen (Veronica Mars), Quddus (Uptown Girls), Isabella Rice (Pretty Little Liars)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Jon M. Chu (G.I. Joe: Retaliation), director, producer; Ryan Landels (Periphery, Texas), writer; Jason Blum (Whiplash), Scooter Braun (Justin Bieber: Never Say Never), Stephen Davis (Ouija), Brian Goldner (Battleship) and Bennett Schneir (Ouija), producers; Nathan Lanier (Hellbinders), composer; Alice Brooks (Apparition), cinematographer; Michael Trent (Sinister 2) and Jillian Twigger Moul (The Olivia Experiment), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Teenager Jerrica (Peeples) becomes a worldwide sensation after footage of her singing is uploaded to the Internet, and as she and her adopted sisters are catapulted to stardom they are thrusted into a journey that brings out their true talents and uncovers some hidden treasures…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
By this point, Jem and the Holograms’ failure is so well-accounted – severe backlash from fans of the original cartoon, negative reception, and the less said about its box office the better – that it’s probably worth recommending only if you’re curious to see how big a disaster it really is.