Universal Studios and Blumhouse Productions have announced today that the upcoming big screen reboot of Jem and the Holograms has a release date and it will hit theaters on October 23, 2015!
Directed by G.I. Joe: Retaliation‘s Jon M. Chu, the film stars Aubrey Peeples as Jem, Stefanie Scott as Kimber, Hayley Kiyoko as Aja, Aurora Perrineau as Shana and Ryan Guzman as Rio, along with Juliette Lewis and Molly Ringwald, whose roles are being kept secret for the time being.
Created by Christy Marx, the original “Jem and the Holograms” series was a joint collaboration from Hasbro, Marvel and Sunbow Productions. It began airing in 1985 and ran for three seasons, following the adventures of the titular Jem, the musical superstar alter ego of a young woman named Jerrica Benton who, with the help of a holographic computer called Synergy, is able to clandestinely perform rock concerts with her friends.