Lionsgate has acquired the worldwide distribution rights for “The SMOSH Movie,” starring YouTube comedic duo Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox. The movie was financed by DEFY Media and Awesomeness TV.
SMOSH, a Defy Media property is one of its most prolific brands, earning the title of most subscribed channel on YouTube on three different occasions.
The movie’s synopsis, according to a press release, described the movie’s plotline as “a high-concept ‘Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure’ for 2014.”
“The SMOSH Movie” will also feature other Internet celebrities such as Jenna Marbles, Grace Helbig, Harley Morenstein, Shane Dawson, Mark Fischback (Markiplier) and Dominic “D-Trix” Sandoval, as well as Jillian Nelson, Brittany Ross, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and Michael Ian Black.