August 30, 2016  

'Jem and the Holograms' Reveals Cast and First Key Art

April 25, 2014 (12:54 am) GMT
'Nashville' star Aubrey Peeples is supported by Stefanie Scott, Aurora Perrineau and Hayley Kiyoko as the Holograms.

"" is moving on in a rather fast pace. It was only last month that Jon M. Chu was announced as the director of the live action movie but today the lead cast have been revealed in addition to the first images of them in costume.

"" actress will play the lead character Jem while the Holograms will be played by , Aurora Perrineau and . This is the first major film role for Peeples whose credits are mostly TV movies and series appearances. Scott will portray Jem's sister Kimber, Perrineau will be Shana and Kiyoko is Aja.

Per THR, "Jem and the Holograms" is developed based on the 1980s Hasbro toyline and the cartoon version. Jem is the singing alter ego of Jerrica Benton who fronts a band called The Holograms. With the band, Jem embarks on an adventure in Los Angeles in attempt to unlock a final message left by her father.

Shooting has already begun and the production is expected to be wrapped up sometime in 2015.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. 'Outlander' Casts David Berry in Pivotal Role of Lord John Grey
  2. 'Zombieland 2' Still Happening With Original's Scribes on Board
  3. Kim Kardashian Reportedly Furious Over Blac Chyna's Naked Photos for Paper Magazine
  4. Stephen Colbert Takes on Anthony Weiner's Sexting Scandal, Spoofs Beyonce's VMA Performance
  5. The Homeless Guy Accepting Miley Cyrus' Moonman at 2014 VMAs Is Selling the Trophy
  6. Beyonce's Daughter Blue Ivy Wears a $11,000 Dress to the VMAs Because of Course She Does
  7. 'Transformers: The Last Knight' Reportedly Eyes Liam Garrigan to Portray King Arthur
  8. No, It's Not Britney! Kourtney Kardashian Plays With Huge Snake in This Cringe-Inducing Picture