Marlon Wayans' 'WhatTheFunny.com' Signs YouTube Star Todrick Hall
WTF Studios, Inc. announced today the signing of YouTube mega-star Todrick Hall to produce thirty original shorts for Marlon Wayans' new web site WhatTheFunny.com. Todrick Hall, known for his multi-million viewed YouTube musical videos, including the most recently released sensation "Cinderonce," was also a season 9 finalist on American Idol.
WTF Studios will produce thirty original short videos in collaboration with Todrick on subjects ranging from musical fairytales to edgy one-off parodies on timely pop culture subjects, all aimed at the under-served multi-cultural audience. These videos will premiere with the launch of WTF Studio's site WhatTheFunny.com in early 2014.
"We're excited to work with Todrick - he's an innovator with a strong audience and a unique musical approach to comedy and parody. That boy's got talent and I'm thankful his immense talent landed him here at WTF?!", said Marlon Wayans, WTF Studios founder.
"We are thrilled to have Todrick join the WTF family", said Randy Adams, WTF Studios CEO, "As huge fans of his work, he represents exactly the kind of new talent we want to combine with our comedic superstars as we build the brand at WhatTheFunny.com and WTF Studios."
Todrick Hall is represented by Scooter Braun Projects, LLC. "Todrick is the rare talent who can combine musical talent and pure creative genius," said Scooter Braun. "We know the pairing of Todrick with WTF is comedic royalty and will produce great material for the audience and the growing number of Todrick's fans."
WTF Studios, Inc. is a new digital media company from multi-hyphenate entertainer and creator Marlon Wayans and Funny or Die co-founder Randy Adams that engages and entertains the underserved urban demo. WTF Studios, located on the lot at Sunset Gower Studios, combines the talents of the best comedic pioneers of urban comedy with new rising stars to create multiple episodic programs that feature top tier writing, production and talent. Episodes will air on every screen from the phone to big screen television to garner multi-million viewer audiences, with attached sponsorship. Wayans and Adams are joined in this venture by entertainment industry veteran Peter D. Coleman as well as Wayans' longtime manager Lisa Blum, producing partner Rick Alvarez, producer Steve Harris and co-founder Nikki Adams. For more information visit, www.WhatTheFunny.com.
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