Fullscreen Joins Forces With Wattpad Studios For New Series "FANtasies"
THE 10-EPISODE SERIES IS SLATED TO PREMIERE THURSDAY, JUNE 22ND
In a first of its kind collaboration, Fullscreen and Wattpad, the global multiplatform entertainment company for original stories, announced a partnership to take fanfiction to the next level with “FANtasies.” This fresh scripted anthology series is produced by New Form and stars today’s biggest digital media stars premieres on Fullscreen Thursday, June 22, 2017. New episodes will be available exclusively on Fullscreen, available anytime via iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android phones and tablets, Chromecast and online at Fullscreen.com.
Fullscreen will bring popular fanfiction to life in this new series produced by New Form where we select the best, most imaginative fanfiction from Wattpad and other social platforms, and adapt it into an immersive narrative starring the talent who inspired the story. Stories will be drawn from a variety of genres including a musical romance, a pregnancy comedy, and a found footage horror movie, with nothing limits. Host, Drew Monson (“Not Cool”), opens each episode from his new home in the ‘Weird Part of the Internet,’ where fanfiction magically comes to life.
“FANtasies” stars Andrea Russett (“Apologies in Advance with Andrea Russett”); Brandon Rogers (“Magic Funhouse”); Tre Melvin ("12 Deadly Days"); Jon Cozart (“After Ever After”); Mikey Murphy (“Dirty 30”); Bart Baker (“FML”); Gabbie Hanna (“Laid in America”); SSSniperWolf (“Clickbait with SSSniperWolf”) and Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox from Smosh. This season, series guest star Mamrie Hart (“Dirty 30”) directs the premiere episode, a hospital soap opera entitled “Paging Dr. Hart,” starring alongside friends Grace Helbig (“Not Too Deep with Grace Helbig”) and Hannah Hart (“Electra Woman and Dyna Girl”).
The series is created by Fullscreen and produced by New Form, with Kathleen Grace and Melissa Schneider serving as Executive Producers, with Lon Harris as Executive Producer and showrunner on the ten-episode order.