The popular 1980s cartoon Jem and the Holograms is getting a live-action film adaptation from director Jon M. Chu, and now the first trailer has arrived courtesy of Universal. It basically looks like a Millennial version of Tom Hanks' That Thing You Do!, and as someone who has zero familiarity with the original cartoon, this looks like about as grounded an adaptation as one could make. The film opens on October 23rd. Let us know what you think in the comments.
As a small-town girl catapults from underground video sensation to global superstar, she and her three sisters begin a one-in-a-million journey of discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden. In Universal Pictures’ JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS, four aspiring musicians will take the world by storm when they see that the key to creating your own destiny lies in finding your own voice.