Atlantic recording artist Cody Simpson has announced plans to star in a new film titled ‘Finding Cody’. The scripted, choose your own adventure movie is set for release this June.
Currently in production in Los Angeles, ‘Finding Cody’ is the first YouTube choose your own adventure-style film starring a major musical artist. The film will feature multiple annotations allowing viewers to click and choose innumerable paths to reach the exciting conclusion.
Directed by filmmaker Michael Canzoneiero, from a script he co-wrote with Marco Ricci, ‘Finding Cody’ stars Gatlin Green and Lia Marie Johnson, herself a genuine YouTube sensation with over 11 million individual video views. The film follows self-proclaimed “biggest Cody Simpson fan in the world” Lucy in her quest to see her idol performing live in concert. Though faced by an array of obstacles – the show is sold out and she’s just been grounded by her mom – with the viewer’s choices guiding their way, Lucy and her best friend Lily might well make their dreams come true.
Among the highlights of ‘Finding Cody’ will be a behind-the-scenes, all-access tour of a Cody Simpson concert. The full-length event is slated to be filmed Saturday, April 28th at Anaheim’s House of Blues.
Finding Cody will have its world premiere this June via Warner Music Group’s original YouTube Channel, pictures & video.