Burbank, CA – April 12, 2017 – Coming off the heels of a Webby Award nomination for Best Drama: Long Form or Series, Legendary Digital Studios today announced that THE THINNING, a feature-length thriller starring digital entertainer Logan Paul and Disney Channel star Peyton List is now available globally to rent or buy on all major digital platforms including iTunes, Amazon Video and Google Play. Available in both HD and SD this digital feature also includes a First-Look featurette with the stars and a special Behind-the-Scenes look at the making of this action packed film.
THE THINNING tells the story of a dystopian world where population control is dictated by an aptitude test in high school. When two students (Paul and List) discover the test is all smoke and mirrors hiding a larger conspiracy, they must go against the system to expose it and take it down. THE THINNING is directed by Michael Gallagher (Internet Famous) with a script written by Gallagher and Steve Greene.
Joining Paul and List in this gripping tale is an exciting young cast including Lia Marie Johnson (Emmy® winning series “Kids React”), Calum Worthy (“Austin & Ally”) and Ryan Newman (“The Thundermans”) who collectively helped give this film a social footprint of more than 60 million followers, one of the largest collective social followings of any digital film to date. Paul (“Foursome”) is a well-known social media entertainer with over 40 million followers in total. List, best known for the hit Disney Channel television series “Jessie,” has over 15 million followers across social platforms and is the current star of Disney Channel’s “Bunk’d.”
THE THINNING previously debuted on YouTube Red in October of 2016, and was a top performer for YouTube’s subscription service.
DIGITAL HD BONUS FEATURES:
- First Look: Co-Stars Logan Paul and Peyton List explain the premise of The Thinning and what they like best about the movie and their characters.
- Behind the Scenes: Logan Paul shares a behind-the-scenes look at playing Blake Redding in The Thinning.
Twitter and Instagram: @TheThinning
Cast: Logan Paul, Peyton List, Lia Marie Johnson, Calum Worthy
Director: Michael Gallagher
Writers: Michael Gallagher and Steven Greene
Producers: Michael Gallagher, Jana Winternitz and Michael Wormser
Executive Producers: Amy Laslett and Jason Berger
Street Date: April 11, 2017
Studio: Legendary Digital Studios
Run Time: 1:23:34
Size: 3.21 GB (1080p HD), 2.88 GB (720p HD), 1.27 GB (SD)
Languages: English, French (subtitles) German (subtitles), Italian (subtitles), Portuguese (Brazil)(subtitles), Portuguese (Portugal) (Subtitles), Russian (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles) Swedish (Subtitles), Turkish (Subtitles)