JACE NORMAN SIGNS OVERALL DEAL WITH NICKELODEON TO DEVELOP, EXECUTIVE PRODUCE AND STAR IN ORIGINAL CONTENT FOR VIACOMCBS
First Project Under Pact is an Original Henry Danger Live-Action Movie
for Paramount+ to Begin Production This Year
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Jan. 13, 2022 - Nickelodeon, the number-one kids' network, and AwesomenessTV, the Gen Z studio from ViacomCBS, today announced it has signed an overall deal with actor and executive producer Jace Norman (Henry Danger). Nickelodeon will work with Norman and his production company, Starlight, to develop, executive produce and star in new and original content for ViacomCBS companies, including Nickelodeon Studios, Awesomeness Studios, Paramount+ and other ViacomCBS platforms.
As part of the partnership, Norman will reprise his role as "Henry Hart/Kid Danger" in a new, original live-action movie for Paramount+, based off Nickelodeon's hit series Henry Danger. Start of production and cast will be announced shortly.
Norman starred as superhero sidekick "Henry Hart/Kid Danger" in Henry Danger, Nickelodeon's longest running live-action sitcom, which aired from 2014-2020 across five seasons and 128 episodes. In its final season, the series was the number-one show for kids 6-11 on all TV.
During his time starring in Henry Danger, Norman also starred in numerous Nickelodeon projects, including the hour-long Henry Danger The Musical special, which scored the biggest L3 lift in Nickelodeon series history with 2.2 million views across all three days; the feature-length TV movies Splitting Adam, Rufus, Rufus 2, Blurt and Bixler High Private High, which he also executive produced; and as an animated "Henry Hart/Kid Danger" in Nickelodeon's animated Henry Danger spinoff series, The Adventures of Kid Danger.
Norman currently serves as a producer on the live-action Henry Danger spinoff series Danger Force which was the number-one live-action show on cable for the year with K6-11 in 2021. Danger Force is in its second season and airs on Thursdays at 7 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.
Nickelodeon, now in its 42nd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of ViacomCBS Inc. (Nasdaq: VIACA, VIAC).
Awesomeness, a subsidiary of ViacomCBS, is a media company focused on serving the global Gen Z audience through its digital publishing, film and television studio divisions. Approaching its 10th year anniversary, Awesomeness has become the destination for youth culture, cultivating a loyal audience with hit programming on the world's biggest streaming services including Netflix (smash-hit film series "To All The Boys I've Loved Before," Emmy(R) winner "Trinkets") and Hulu (Emmy(R) winner "Zac & Mia", Emmy(R) nominee "Pen15"), along with the company's immensely popular short-form programs on YouTube ("Twin My Heart," "Noah Beck Tries Things," "AwesomenessTV's Next Influencer," "Brent Rivera's Dream Vacation," "My Dream Quinceañera,"), that garner hundreds of millions of views. As a leading media brand, Awesomeness' worldwide distribution footprint spans owned, social and premium SVOD platforms. Founded in 2012, Awesomeness is headquartered in Los Angeles, with additional offices in New York.