Corey Fogelmanis Cast as Lead in Fullscreen Thriller, 'PRANKME'
Corey Fogelmanis ("Girl Meets World") has been cast in the lead role of Fullscreen's thriller "PrankMe." The scripted series, currently in production in London, created by Jesse Cleverly and Paul Neafcy ("Jack & Dean of All Trades"), follows young social media success story "Jasper Perkins" on his downward spiral; transforming from online prankster to crowd-sourced killer. Acclaimed short-film director Hazel Hayes has signed on to direct the eight-episode order produced by Wildseed Studios. The series will be available exclusively on Fullscreen, available anytime via iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android phones and tablets, Chromecast, via Amazon Channels and online at Fullscreen.com.
Fogelmanis will play "Jasper Perkins," a rising social media star, growing in popularity due to the increasingly extreme pranks on his channel. When a high profile stunt doesn't go according to plan, Perkins, encouraged by his growing viewership and crowdsourced victims, blurs the line between audience and accomplice.
"PrankMe" is created by Jesse Cleverly & Paul Neafcy for Fullscreen. The eight-episode series is directed by Hazel Hayes, is executive produced by Miles Bullough and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and written by Cleverly of Wildseed Studios.
Fogelmanis is repped by Savage Agency, Mhair Zeitounian at Reload Management and Fred Toczek at Felker, Toczek, Suddleson, Abramson.
Launched internationally in April 2016, Fullscreen is a commercial-free subscription service that speaks directly to the Internet generation. A division of Fullscreen Media, the service features a dynamic slate of programming that includes scripted and unscripted original shows, TV and films licensed from studio partners, as well as exclusive content from today's top creators and personalities. The service is home to original shows including "The Deleted," "Magic Funhouse," "Electra Woman & Dyna Girl," "Jack & Dean of All Trades," "Keeping Score," as well as breakthrough talk formats like "Shane & Friends," and "Not Too Deep with Grace Helbig," and "Psychobabble with Tyler Oakley and Korey Kuhl." Fullscreen is available globally on fullscreen.com, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android Phones and Tablets, Chromecast and via Amazon Channels.