80’s cartoon fans, girls and women, you’re going to love it! JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS!
Plot: In a hyper-linked social media age, an orphaned teenage girl, Jerrica Benton (Aubrey Peeples), becomes an online recording sensation, and she and her sisters embark on a music-driven scavenger hunt – one that sends them on an adventure across Los Angeles – in an attempt to unlock a final message left by her father.
Directed by Jon M. Chu,
Aubrey Peeples as Jerrica Benton/Jem, lead singer of the band.
Isabella Rice as young Jerrica
Stefanie Scott as Kimber Benton, Jerrica Benton/Jem’s younger sister and the keyboardist as well as the primary songwriter of the band.
Hayley Kiyoko as Aja Leith, the lead guitarist of the band and right-hand woman to Jerrica/Jem.
Aurora Perrineau as Shana Elmsford, the bass guitarist of the band.
Wynter Perrineau as young Shana
Juliette Lewis as Erica Raymond, the ruthless and corrupt co-owner of Starlight Records.
Ryan Guzman as Rio Pacheco, the road manager and engineer for the band and Jerrica/Jem’s love interest.
Molly Ringwald as Mrs. Bailey, the caretaker of Starlight House.
Nathan Moore as Zipper, the main antagonist in the film.
Barnaby Carpenter as Emmet Benton, Jerrica and Kimber’s late father.
Nicholas Braun as Brad
A little background on the cast:
Juliette Lewis has been in: Natural Born Killers, From Dusk Til Dawn, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape and Due Date.
Ryan Guzman has been in: Step Up: All In, Step Up: Revolution, The Boy Next Door and will be in the re-launch of the tv show Heroes: Reborn
Molly Ringwald has been in: Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Pretty In Pink and has a pretty extensive resume…
Aubrey Peeples has been in: Sharknado, Nashville (tv show), Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jr and other movies/tv shows…
Jem And The Holograms will hit theaters on October 23, 2015
The cartoon was a collaboration between Marvel and Sunbow Productions, originally released in 1985 and re-broadcast again from 1989 through 1993 on USA Network.