Vh1 sets air date for Maverick produced film
VH1 has set an air date for “30 Days Until I’m Famous,” an original film from Madonna’s Maverick Films.
Airing on Friday, May 7 at 9 p.m. ET, “30 Days” stars Camille Guaty (“The Help”) plays Maggie Moreno, a messenger girl just trying to keep her life together. In a plot twist that’s one part “American Idol,” one part “My Fair Lady” and one part “Bamboozled,” she gets plucked from the street by a record executive (Sean Patrick Flanery) who has bet his boss that he can transform any average girl into a pop star within 30 days.
After vocal lessons and a full makeover, Maggie has become a smash his as Solita, but has she also become a Latina stereotype?
The telefilm comes from writer Laura Angelica Simon (“Chasing Papi”) and director Gabriela Tagliavini (“Ladies Night”). The daunting roster of executive producers include Jan Korbelin, Bill O’Dowd and Philip Von Alvensleben of Screenvest P4 and Madonna, Guy Oseary, Bruno Del Granado and Mark Morgan of Maverick. Kevin Bannerman and Melissa Cobb also produce for VH1.
“Famous” features a soundtrack full of new songs, including original music from Kinky, the Black-Eyed Peas, will.i.am, Soraya, Jorge Moreno and Desi Arnaz.