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Lionsgate Acquires ‘Dirty Thirty’ Comedy Starring Three of YouTube’s Biggest Stars

Lionsgate Acquires 'Dirty Thirty' Comedy Starring Three of YouTube's Biggest Stars

YouTube sensations Grace Helbig, Mamrie Hart and Hannah Hart are reteaming to make another digital feature. Lionsgate has acquired “Dirty Thirty,” a comedy starring the stream queens.

Variety reports that the film will depict “a birthday party that goes off the rails.”

The trio previously acted alongside one another in the 2014 feature “Camp Takota,” which was released via the film’s website and then iTunes. 

Helbig, Hart and Hart (no relation) commented, “We wanted to expand off the success of ‘Camp Takota’ by bringing in a major studio. Lionsgate is a perfect partner because they are a big player, but they’re a young studio who will support our creative vision and take chances. Plus, they approved our snacks budget.”

“As we build out our original digital offerings, we continue to look for projects that fit Lionsgate’s brand as a leader in supplying the next generation of global content and ‘Dirty Thirty’ perfectly fits that mandate,” said Jordan Gilbert, director of digital programming at Lionsgate. “Grace, Mamrie, Hannah and the entire team have proven that they understand the digital audience and we are excited to be working with them on this long-form digital feature.”

According to Variety, “Dirty Thirty” will be released via multiple digital platforms including electronic sell-through and VOD. Pre-production kicks off this week. The script was penned by (Mamrie) Hart and Molly Prather. 

[via Variety and Deadline

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