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Cameron Dallas gets Expelled to Netflix

Released in theaters 4 days prior to its digital debut, the AwesomenessTV-produced film will bow on Netflix on Super Bowl Sunday.
January 30, 2015

Fans of YouTube and Vine star Cameron Dallas will have another excuse to avoid football on Super Bowl Sunday. On that day, his AwesomenessTV feature Expelled will debut on Netflix.

Written and directed by Alex Goyette, the comedy debuted in theaters in Los Angeles, New York and Dallas on Dec. 12. Four days later, it was released digitally. Priced at $9.99, it debuted at #1 on iTunes. It dropped to #2 behind the Denzel Washington-starrer The Equalizer the following day, but it managed to stay in the Top 10 for the next 4 weeks, holding its own against other major studio films including Guardians of the GalaxyGone Girl and The Equalizer and seasonal staples such as Elf.

AwesomenessTV partnered with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment to make Expelled available across a wide variety of digital outlets, including Amazon Instant Video, Comcast, Google Play, Target Ticket and Vudu. It also worked with digital platform VHX to power the direct to consumer release on ExpelledMovie.com.  Since Dec. 30, it has been available via satellite video-on-demand.

In Expelled, Dallas plays a Ferris Bueller-esque prankster who always charms his way out of trouble, until the day his principal decides he’s finally had enough and kicks him out of school. The cast also includes social media stars Andrea RussettLia Marie JohnsonMarcus JohnsMichelle Glavan and Teala Dunn, and True Jackson, VP co-star Matt Shively.

Expelled was produced by Goyette, Brian Robbins (Wild HogsCoach CarterVarsity Blues) and Shauna Phelan (The Smosh MovieTerry The Tomboy) and executive produced by Brett Bouttier (The Smosh Movie), Joe Davola (One Tree Hill, Smallville), Scott Levine, Steven Spiegel and Alan Spiegel.

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