Honor Society will be premiering on Paramount+ and we are amped about all of the new shows the streaming service is getting. This is going to be a huge movie with a star filled cast that includes: Angourie Rice, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Gaten Matarazzo, Armani Jackson, Amy Keum and more as we follor a high school senior, Honor, who has ambitions of getting into Harvard. Honor will do whatever it takes to make sure that other worthy students don’t stand a chance, until she falls for Michael, who is her biggest competition.
Honor Society has a huge star filled cast and will air sometime in late 2022. We are looking forward to seeing more Gaten Matarazzo as we love him in Stranger Things.
AWESOMENESS FILMS BEGINS PRODUCTION ON HONOR SOCIETY,
A NEW LIVE-ACTION MOVIE STARRING ANGOURIE RICE, GATEN MATARAZZO AND CHRISTOPHER MINTZ-PLASSE
Directed by Oran Zegman and Written by David A. Goodman, Honor Society Will Debut Exclusively on Paramount+
Awesomeness Films today announced the production of new original live-action movie Honor Society. The film follows Honor (Angourie Rice), an ambitious high school senior whose sole focus is getting into Harvard, assuming she can first score the coveted recommendation from her guidance counselor, Mr. Calvin (Christopher Mintz-Plasse). Willing to do whatever it takes, Honor concocts a Machiavellian-like plan to take down her top three student competitors, until things take a turn when she unexpectedly falls for her biggest competition, Michael (Gaten Matarazzo). Directed by Oran Zegman (Marriage Material, TriStar’s Troop Beverly Hills) and written by David A. Goodman (Family Guy, Futurama), production begins today in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with plans for a late 2022 premiere on Paramount+.
In addition to Rice, Matarazzo and Mintz-Plasse, the cast includes Armani Jackson and Amy Keum. Rice (Spider-Man: No Way Home, Mare of Easttown) is represented by WME, Catherine Poulton Management, Sloane Offer and The Lede Company. Screen Actor Guild Awards® recipient Matarazzo (Stranger Things, Prank Encounters) is represented by UTA, McKuin Frankel Whitehead, and Parkside Talent. Mintz-Plasse (Kick-Ass, Superbad) is newly represented by Verve and Artists First. Jackson (Chad, Palm Trees and Power Lines) is represented by Gersh and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman, Smelkinson & Christopher, LLP. Keum (Evil) is represented by Artists and Representatives. Zegman is represented by WME and Industry Entertainment. Goodman, who sold the project to Awesomeness, is represented by A3 Artists Agency and Fourth Wall Management.
Honor Society is executive produced by Ron French (The J Team). Production of the film at Awesomeness is overseen by Syrinthia Studer, Executive Vice President, Nickelodeon and Awesomeness Films, and Fred Lee, Director of Development.
Said Studer, “We’re excited to build upon our YA film slate for 2022 with Honor Society, a hilarious and bold coming-of-age comedy anchored by two of today’s hottest rising stars, Angourie Rice and Gaten Matarazzo. Viewers will absolutely fall in love with Honor’s wit, intellect and tenacity, and we can’t wait for our audience to meet her.”
Added Zegman, “When David A. Goodman’s script for Honor Society landed on my desk, I fell in love with Honor Rose. I am so very excited to bring this great story to life with the help of such a talented and passionate cast.”
Honor Society joins a lineup of new projects from Nickelodeon and Awesomeness Films slated for premieres in 2022 on Paramount+, including the previously-announced family film Fantasy Football, in partnership with The SpringHill Company (Space Jam: A New Legacy) and Marsai Martin and Joshua Martin’s Genius Entertainment (Little), and the film adaptation of the New York Times best-selling young adult book Hush Hush.