First Look: Bright & Sparkly 'Jem and the Holograms' Rocking Out

February 26, 2015

Jem and the Holograms

A low quality image giving us a first look at the 80s cartoon come to life in Jem and the Holograms has been making the rounds after appearing in a magazine, and now Universal Pictures has released an official high-resolution version that we can check out.  The original animated series began airing in 1985 and ran for three seasons, following the adventures of the 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. But the movie may end up a little different than that. Look below!

Here's the first image from Jon M. Chu's Jem and the Holograms from Universal:

Jem and the Holograms

As a small-town girl (Aubrey Peeples) catapults from underground video sensation to global superstar, she and her three sisters (Stefanie Scott, Aurora Perrineau, Hayley Kiyoko) begin a one-in-a-million journey of discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden. These our 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. Molly Ringwald and Juliette Lewis also star in Jem and the Holograms, directed by Jon M. Chu (Step Up, G.I. Joe: Retaliation) and written by Ryan Landels ("Masterclass"). Universal releases the film October 23rd.

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Reader Feedback - 11 Comments


....this doesn't look good at all. I don't think I have ever said that about a film based on one photo.

mooreworthy on Feb 26, 2015


Come on, it's a JEM movie. Not shawshank 2.

Nick Sears on Feb 26, 2015


Or Sharknado 3! Seriously, if they can have Sharknado 3 then Jem can have a movie too!

Akirakorn on Feb 27, 2015


I'd rather see SharkShanknado!

mooreworthy on Feb 27, 2015


Neon colored shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit. Director is bad...lead actors are nobodies...writer is shite. If this is good feel free to rub my face in it...but all the elements are there for it to be a turd.

DAVIDPD on Feb 27, 2015


Some turds feel good coming out. Just saying.

Akirakorn on Feb 27, 2015


You can't beat Jem's timeless idea. This is one concept that can be dated and works perfectly for audiences of all genders and ages.

capitandelespacio on Feb 27, 2015


Truly outrageous. Truly, truly, truly outrageous.

avconsumer2 on Feb 27, 2015


Yeah....but guitar keyboards are back....

TheOct8pus on Feb 27, 2015


Keytars rock!!! 🙂

theslayer5150 on Feb 27, 2015


I hope this movie is supposed to be taking place in 1985!!! But, if it is about an "underground video sensation" then probably not.

theslayer5150 on Feb 27, 2015

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