Social Media’s Biggest Star Charli D’Amelio To Star In Ryan Kavanaugh’s New Proxima Media Film Franchise ‘Home School’

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LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — school in housethe first franchise of eight fast-paced fantasy thrillers starring two-time Kids Choice Award winner Charli d’Amelio, will be produced by Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony nominee Ryan Kavanaugh and directed by Javier Gutierrez.

Mr. Kavanaugh has presented more than 200 movies and 40 television shows to audiences around the world, and this will be the second film to be featured in the Entertainment Fellowship. esx.io.

The visionary and award-winning horror filmmaker F. Javier Gutiérrez (Before the Fall, The Circle: Rings) joined the team. Home School marks the premiere of the first feature film by Charli D’Amelio, the first tiktoker to reach 100 million followers on the platform. Filming is expected to begin in July 2022.

Charli rose to worldwide fame on TikTok after posting dance videos in 2019. Since exploding on the app, she has ventured into other areas with success. She appeared in a 2020 Super Bowl commercial for Sabra Hummus and danced in a Jennifer Lopez music video. In September of last year, Hulu released the docuseries D’Amelio’s Show, with Charli and her family, who has already signed for a second season. Charli co-created her own clothing line, Social Tourist, and has worked with major fashion brands including Louis Vuitton and Prada. She was also the youngest star to appear on Time magazine’s NEXT list.

Within school in house, Charli will play the role of “Mira”, a 17-year-old teenager who moves to a new city with her aunt after the death of her mother. Shortly after arriving in what seems like an all-too-perfect town, Mira discovers that her mother’s death and her own future are intertwined.

“As soon as I read the script for school in houseI knew the role was for me. I feel connected to Mira’s character, the story, the script and the team. I knew that if I was going to make a movie, it had to be something fun, fleeting and entertaining,” said Charli. “While playing this role will certainly be challenging and challenge me to learn how to play and embody Mira, this is an adventure that should be fun to play and to watch. I also wanted to make sure I was surrounded by a great team. »

“When Ryan and I met on the set of the new version of The Raven with Luke Evans, we immediately knew we wanted to develop a creative partnership. I’m happy that school in house marks our first official project together”, explained director F. Javier Gutiérrez. “With its compelling visuals and strong psychological element, I thinkschool in house it has the potential to become a modern classic. I look forward to working alongside Charli and the Proxima team. »

Don Gutiérrez, twice nominated for the award for Best European Fantasy Film, rose to fame in cinema with his horror film The Circle: Ringsthe third installment of the franchise Ringwhich ranked #2 at the US box office and was praised by Koji Suzuki, author of the novels The ring. your short film Brazil it won top honors and numerous awards, including the Universal Studios Film Master Award for Best European Director. After the North American premiere at AFI Fest, the film caught the attention of the American industry and was ranked #3 on the Hollywood International Watch List. That same year, Before the fall received a remake offer from legendary filmmaker Wes Craven. Early in his career, Mr. Gutierrez established himself as an essential director of horror films when his first short film, Brazil, which he directed, wrote and produced in 2002, also won an award at the International Film Festival of Catalonia, one of the largest international festivals in the world specializing in fantasy and horror films.

“We have been developing this project for several years to bring something new and exciting to the screen,” said Ryan Kavanaugh. “Having Javier as a director and Charli as an actress is the perfect combo. We want to create a mix between ‘Sixth Sense’ and ‘Get Out,’” said Mr. Kavanaugh.

school in house is written by Casey Giltner, a Minneapolis screenwriter whose screenplay for On the first day of Christmas featured on the 2021 BloodList and was recently picked up by Village Roadshow and Brillstein Entertainment Partners. Proxima’s vice president of production, Daniel Herther, who led the development of school in house, will also be a producer. Mr. Kavanaugh’s partner, Bobby Sarnevesht, as well as Marc, Heidi and Dixie D’Amelio will also serve as executive producers.

Charli d’Amelio is represented by Steve Cohen of UTA and Kevin Yorn of Morris, Yorn, Barnes, Levine, Krintzman, Rubenstein, Kohner, Endlich & Gellman. Proxima and Mr. Kavanaugh are represented by Neil Sacker of Sacker Entertainment Law. F. Javier Gutiérrez is represented by Michael Sheresky of UTA and Nick Shumaker of Anonymous Content. Stephen Clark of Lichter Grossman Nichols Adler Feldman & Clark negotiated the contract on behalf of F. Javier Gutierrez.

About Proxima and Ryan Kavanaugh
Founder of Proxima Media, the majority shareholder of Triller, Ryan Kavanaugh is one of the most successful, prolific and honored executives in the history of the entertainment industry. Using a smart financial model of film financing, he has been called the creator of “Moneyball for Movies.” He has produced, distributed and/or arranged the financing of more than 200 films, generating more than $20 billion in worldwide box office receipts and earning 60 Oscar nominations. He is the 25th richest movie producer of all time. His productions include Fast and Furious 2-6, 300, Social Network, Limitless, Fighter, Talladega Nights, Step Brothers, Y My goodness! Mr. Kavanaugh and Proxima pioneered an innovative financial deal for Marvel after bankruptcy, creating the studio and financial structure that led to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He developed the SVOD (streaming) category with Netflix, which increased the market capitalization of this company from 2 to 10 billion dollars. Mr. Kavanaugh is the co-founder of Triller, one of the three fastest growing creator platforms. He recently led the acquisition, merger and relaunch of the music and social media app.

He also created the television powerhouse, now known as Critical Content, which produces hit shows like catfish on mtv and Unlimited on CBS, which sold for $200 million. The company owned 40 television series on 19 networks before it was sold. Mr. Kavanaugh has won numerous accolades and accolades, from Variety’s Producer of the Year to Hollywood Reporter’s Leadership Award, Fortune 40 Most Influential People to Fortune 400, Daily Variety’s Billion Dollar Producer and the 100 most influential people in the world by Vanity Fair.

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