PARAMOUNT+ REVEALS OFFICIAL TRAILER FOR “SCHOOL SPIRITS”
Produced by Awesomeness Live-Action Studios, the New Series Premieres
Thursday, March 9 with Three Episodes, Exclusively on Paramount+
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Feb. 9, 2023 – Paramount+ today revealed the official trailer and key art for the upcoming original YA drama series SCHOOL SPIRITS. The series will premiere with three episodes on Thursday, March 9, exclusively on Paramount+ in the U.S. and Canada and the following day in Australia and the U.K. SCHOOL SPIRITS will also launch exclusively on Paramount+ in Latin America and Brazil on Friday, April 28. Premiere dates for other Paramount+ international markets will be announced at a later date.
Following the premiere, new episodes of the eight-episode season will be available to stream weekly on Thursdays exclusively for Paramount+ subscribers.
Produced by Awesomeness Live-Action Studios, SCHOOL SPIRITS is centered around Maddie (Peyton List), a teen stuck in the afterlife investigating her own mysterious disappearance. Maddie goes on a crime-solving journey as she adjusts to high school purgatory, but the closer she gets to discovering the truth, the more secrets and lies she uncovers.
SCHOOL SPIRITS stars Peyton List (“Cobra Kai,” “Bunk’d”) as Maddie Nears, and is based on the upcoming graphic novel by Nate Trinrud & Megan Trinrud, and Maria Nguyen. Additional cast members include Kristian Flores (“Reboot,” “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent”) as Simon Elroy, Spencer MacPherson (“Reign,” “Degrassi: Next Class”) as Xavier Baxter, Kiara Pichardo (“The Society,” “Mother/Android”) as Nicole Herrera, Sarah Yarkin (“Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” “Happy Death Day 2U”) as Rhonda, Nick Pugliese (“13 Reasons Why,” “Dramarama”) as Charley, Rainbow Wedell (“The Wilds,” “The Bureau of Magical Things”) as Claire Zomer and Milo Manheim (“Zombies 3,” “Prom Pact”) as Wally Clark. Josh Zuckerman (THE OFFER, “Oppenheimer”) and Maria Dizzia (“13 Reasons Why,” “Orange Is the New Black”) have recurring guest star roles as Mr. Martin and Sandra Nears, respectively.
Oliver Goldstick (“Pretty Little Liars,” “Bridgerton”) serves as showrunner and executive producer of SCHOOL SPIRITS, along with creators and executive producers Nate Trinrud and Megan Trinrud, who wrote the pilot. Max Winkler (“Cruel Summer,” “Jungleland”) directed and executive produced the first two episodes. List also serves as a producer on the series.
SCHOOL SPIRITS joins Paramount+’s growing lineup of young adult content, including the hit series WOLF PACK and the iCARLY revival as well as the original films TEEN WOLF: THE MOVIE, THE IN BETWEEN and HONOR SOCIETY.
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Founded in 2012, Awesomeness is a media company focused on serving the global Gen Z audience through its digital publishing, film and television studio divisions. Awesomeness has become the destination for youth culture, cultivating a loyal audience with award-winning programming on the world’s biggest streaming services including Netflix (smash-hit film series “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” Emmy® winner “Trinkets”) and Hulu (Emmy winner “Zac & Mia”, Emmy nominee “Pen15”), along with the company’s immensely popular short- form programs on YouTube (“Next Influencer,” “Twin My Heart,” “Noah Beck Tries Things,” “My Dream Quinceañera”), that garner hundreds of millions of views. As a leading media brand, Awesomeness’ worldwide distribution footprint spans owned, social and premium SVOD platforms. Awesomeness is part of Paramount’s (Nasdaq: PARA, PARAA) global portfolio of multimedia entertainment brands and headquartered in Los Angeles, with additional offices in New York.
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