After trading her Instagram account to a competing pop star, social media princess Cyrene King has one weekend to win the heart of an indie rock musician, or risk losing her 200mil followers forever.
Cyrene King, the world's most famous Instagram influencer, and youngest daughter of a popular reality television family, wants nothing more than to just be a normal girl. Her momager has different plans however, and after discovering Cyrene's secret singing talent, is about to cash in and rebrand her as the next big pop star. Who said their family had no talent?
Days before they plan to drop her single and crash the Grammy's red carpet, Cyrene falls hopelessly in love with a disillusioned musician holed up in an exclusive hotel. After learning about his aversion to all things celebrity, she strikes a deal with a competing pop star to spend a weekend at the Calypso, undercover, in hopes of winning his affection. The price: her Instagram account. Is it true love, or is her naive heart being set up?
Producer: Rob Margolies
Rob graduated from Chapman University with a BFA in Film Production. During his senior year, he was awarded a scholarship that entitled him to be mentored by the Oscar Winning Director William Friedkin. While in film school, Margolies also had the privilege of producing the first film from The Duffer Brothers, creators of “STRANGER THINGS”. In 2009, Rob was awarded by Chapman University as Alumnus of the Year.
Rob’s first film “LIFELINES” stars Jane Adams, Dreama Walker, Joe Morton, and Josh Pais. It was purchased and distributed by Kanbar Entertainment after it won several awards at various film festivals. Rob’s second movie “SHE WANTS ME” received worldwide distribution by Lionsgate, and stars Josh Gad, Hilary Duff, Charlie Sheen, and Wayne Knight. Rob has also produced many other feature films starring Vivica A Fox, Taryn Manning, Sally Kirkland, Randy Quaid, Jason Mewes, Alexa Vega, Tony Todd, Ashley Johnson, Kathy Najimy, Nolan Gould and more.
Producer: Kristen Vaganos
Kristen Vaganos is a Greek American from Philadelphia. In 2017 she earned her BFA from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in just three years. She is known for starring in the Lifetime original movie 'Mommy Would Never Hurt You', in WongFu's rom-com series Dating After College, and as the titular Lisa in 'I Am Lisa', a revenge werewolf thriller that had its world premiere in 2020 at the UK's FrightFest and was distributed by Mutiny Pictures. Kristen also stars in Wedding Screeners, The Christmas Dance, and Obsessed With The Babysitter, three independent films set to premiere in 2020. She is a trained UCB improv comedian. In addition to producing Bobcat Moretti, Kristen is also the producer of Okay Google, a futuristic dark comedy starring Rebecca Black.
Desired talent for the two lead roles:
CYRENE, the @lil_mermiad herself
*Sistine Rose Stallone
CHARLIZE, Cyrene's mother
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