Lionsgate doubles down on YouTubers with new prankster movie

It's a good time to be a YouTuber who knows someone at Lionsgate.

 

Christine Friar

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Published Nov 6, 2015   Updated Feb 29, 2020, 4:32 pm CST

Lionsgate announced Friday that three big names in the YouTube prank community have joined forces for a movie called Natural Born Pranksters. 

VitalyzdTVRoman Atwood and Dennis Roady are set to star in the movie, which is reportedly being released in theaters, electronic sell-through, and video-on-demand platforms in early 2016.

This news comes hot on the heels of Lionsgate announcing a feature-length movie starring YouTubers Grace Helbig, Hannah Hart, and Mamrie Hart.

The studio is also developing both a film with The Janoskians and Freddie Wong’s RocketJump Hulu series.

Basically, it’s a good time to be a YouTuber who knows someone at Lionsgate.

H/T Mashable | Screengrab via Variety/Twitter

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*First Published: Nov 6, 2015, 5:41 pm CST