Producer Lemuel Plummer (Preachers of LA, The Westbrooks, Two Sides) has partnered with social media stars King Bach, Amanda Cerny and DeStorm Power for ZEUS, a new subscription video on demand (SVOD) network for millennials.
ZEUS, which will be ad-free, is set to feature “exclusive, premium original scripted and unscripted series and video content conceived, produced by and starring a massive roster of the most popular social media influencers, including Cerny, Power and Bach.”
According to the network, the slate will include comedies and dramas, dance, talk and fitness programs, and special guest stars like Snoop Dogg, Rich the Kid and Lamorne Morris are already set.
“On this network, we are greenlighting people, not shows. Millennials can access exclusive, premium original content from a variety of their favorite creators, only available on ZEUS. For this audience and for the platform, the influencers are the draw. Our goal is to extend what’s possible in Hollywood from a creative and business perspective to provide a different paradigm for these original and enterprising new voices in social media and their millions of fans,” said Lemuel Plummer, president and CEO, ZEUS.
“With ZEUS, we are using the latest technology and working with professional production teams to create our dream projects. This innovation is the future of Hollywood.” said DeStorm Power, content creator, partner and co-president, ZEUS.
“As content partners, our value is in providing programming that makes ZEUS a must-have service from the creators they love. We are invested in the network’s success” said King Bach (Andrew Bachelor), content creator and partner, ZEUS.
“Content from social media stars now generate bigger audiences than many broadcast/cable/streaming programs. We are ready to leverage our creativity and influence to offer an unlimited variety of short and long-form content to a tech-savvy, millennial generation of consumers,” said Cerny, content creator and partner, ZEUS.
ZEUS will be available to subscribers for $3.99 per month on mobile and desktop computers at. The ZEUS mobile and connected TV apps will also be available on the Apple App store, Google Play Store, and Amazon App Store.