Many youngster stars develop up underneath a microscope — now, that microscope is being turned onto the very concept of a “youngster star.”
HBO’s new documentary Showbiz Youngsters is a detailed examination of the ups and downs within the life of a kid star. The movie is directed by Alex Winter, himself a baby actor who starred in The Misplaced Boys and Invoice & Ted’s Glorious Journey.
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The doc options quite a lot of views, together with some simply breaking into the biz (represented by newbies Demi Singleton and Marc Slater) and adults reflecting on their adolescence in leisure, like Evan Rachel Wooden, Wil Wheaton, Milla Jovovich, Mara Wilson, Jada Pinkett Smith and extra.
Cameron Boyce was additionally interviewed for the movie earlier than his tragic loss of life nearly one 12 months in the past. The late Disney star gives the angle of a younger actor starting to transition into extra grownup roles. Within the trailer, he explains his Hollywood life “modified all the material of my household and the way in which that we work as a unit.”
As reported by Leisure Weekly, Winter launched an announcement concerning the upcoming movie saying:
“This can be a story I’ve been wanting to inform for a few years. Having grown up within the enterprise I’ve by no means seen the experiences of a kid actor, from their early profession by way of to the transition into maturity, informed from the angle of these concerned. I’m honored that these proficient actors trusted me with their very private tales.”
Ch-ch-check out the trailer for the doc (beneath):
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