YouTuber Shane Dawson set to star in feature film ‘Internet Famous’

Coming in 2016.


Christine Friar


Posted on Nov 12, 2015   Updated on May 27, 2021, 4:04 pm CDT

YouTuber Shane Dawson has teamed up with Disney‘s Maker Studios and Lakeshore Entertainment for a feature film called Internet Famous

The movie will be shot mockumentary-style with YouTuber Michael Gallagher of TotallySketch set to direct. 

According to Variety

The movie follows six Internet personalities — played by Dawson, Greene, Amanda Cerny, Christian DelGrosso, Wendy McColm and Richard Ryan — as they travel across the country to compete in a talent competition. The winner receives the chance of a lifetime: their very own TV show.

No official release date has been announced, but the movie is slated for digital release sometime in 2016.

H/T Variety | Screengrab via Shane Dawson/YouTube

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*First Published: Nov 12, 2015, 7:04 pm CST