Nickelodeon announced on Monday that 17-year-old YouTube star Lia Marie Johnson, who plays “Terry the Tomboy” in a series of AwesomenessTV digital videos, is bringing the character to television.
A movie titled Terry the Tomboy will premiere on the network next Saturday, June 21.
Johnson’s YouTube channel has more than 900,000 subscribers and 47 million views. In addition to her work with AwesomenessTV, she has starred in the Emmy-winning web series Kids React, Teens React and YouTubers React.
Written and directed by Wade Randolph (Web Soup, The Comment Show and Rick and Morty), Terry the Tomboy is executive produced by AwesomenessTV partners Brian Robbins, Joe Davola and Shauna Phelan.