Movie News: Live-Action JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS Reboot Announced

Written by Kris Heys Thursday, 20 March 2014

Movie News

Of all the ‘80s properties to be rebooted for the big-screen, this is surely one of the most leftfield we’ve ever heard. What next, The Raccoons?! (Actually, that’s kind of brilliant – please, somebody, buy the rights to The Raccoons, if only so we can find out what Cyril Sneer was meant to be. Inside-out aardvark? Always confused me.Anyway, yeah, Jem and the Holograms is being reimagined for a contemporary audience by G.I. Joe Retaliation director Jon M. Chu (who was long attached to the Masters of the Universe reboot – noticing a pattern here?), horror producer Jason Blum, record mogul Scooter Braun… and you. Yes, you! In a truly unique move (and one that we can’t honestly quite comprehend just yet), the team are looking for people to actually help make the movie. Watch on for full details…

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For those unfamiliar with the series, it chronicled the adventures of orphaned record producer Jerrica Benton, who inherited a one-of-a-kind hologram generator called Synergy. Naturally, Jerrica uses this tech to Hannah Montana herself an alter ego called Jem, and form a hit band.

Somehow this concept was able to be stretched out for 65 episodes. Go figure.

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More news on Jem and the Holograms as it drops. (Now there’s a sentence we never thought we’d type.)

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