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Lionsgate acquires distribution rights for 'The SMOSH Movie'
Lionsgate acquires distribution rights for 'The SMOSH Movie'

Nearly 10 years after Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox started their YouTube channel SMOSH, the comedic duo will head to the big screen. Lionsgate, the studio behind "The Hunger Games" franchise, announced on Thursday that it will distribute the feature-length film, which is co-produced by AwesomenessTV and DEFY Media. Directed by Alex Winter, the film follows Padilla and Hecox as they leap through a portal onto YouTube. It also features other YouTube stars such as Jenna Marbles, Grace Helbig, Harley Morenstein and Shane Dawson. "It's really exciting ... and I think that Lionsgate acquiring the movie shows just how far the digital landscape has come,"...

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