Jem and the Holograms is 2015 American musical fantasy film based on the toy line and 1980s animated television series of the same name. Directed by Jon M. Chu and written by Ryan Landels, the film was released on October 23, 2015.


As a small-town girl catapults from underground video sensation to global superstar, she and her three sisters begin a one-in-a-million journey of discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden. In Universal Pictures’ Jem and the Holograms, four aspiring musicians will take the world by storm when they see that the key to creating your own destiny lies in finding your own voice.


  • Aubrey Peeples as Jerrica Benton/Jem, the lead singer of the band
  • Isabella Rice as young Jerrica
  • Stefanie Scott as Kimber Benton, Jerrica Benton/Jem's younger sister and the keyboardist as well as the primary songwriter of the band
  • Hayley Kiyoko as Aja Leith, the lead guitarist of the band and right-hand woman to Jerrica/Jem
  • Aurora Perrineau as Shana Elmsford, the bass guitarist of the band
  • Wynter Perrineau as young Shana
  • Juliette Lewis as Erica Raymond[3]
  • Ryan Guzman as Rio Pacheco, the road manager and engineer for the band and Jerrica/Jem's love interest
  • Molly Ringwald as Aunt Bailey, Jerrica and Kimber's aunt/adoptive mother, as well as the adoptive mother to Aja and Shana.
  • Nathan Moore as Zipper, the main antagonist in the film
  • Barnaby Carpenter as Emmet Benton, Jerrica and Kimber's late father
  • Nicholas Braun as Brad
  • Samantha Newark (cameo)
  • Britta Phillips (cameo)