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'Jem and the Holograms' trailer: '80s toon gets a millennial makeover

'Jem and the Holograms' trailer: '80s toon gets a millennial makeover

It's showtime for the first "Jem and the Holograms" trailer, which offers a 2 1/2-minute look at director Jon M. Chu's live-action adaptation of the 1980s animated series. Fans of Hasbro's "truly outrageous" toon about a young woman masquerading as a pop star with the help of a holographic supercomputer will no doubt notice that the campiness of the original has been dialed down for the big screen, the better to focus on millennial angst in the social-media age. Set for release Oct. 23 from Universal Pictures, "Jem" stars Aubrey Peeples as Jerrica, a shy but musically talented teen living "the most unexceptional life" with her sister...

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