Business08 September 2021
Netflix and Addison Rae will continue to work together through a new partnership where the studio will develop new films for Rae to star in.
Rae will also executive produce projects which she brings to the company.
The news comes off the heels of Rae’s acting debut in rom-com remake He’s All That which was released globally on Netflix August 27th.
In the reimagining of 1999 teen classic She’s All That, Rae stars alongside Tanner Buchanan as an influencer who accepts a challenge to turn the school's biggest loser into prom king.
More than 55M households will fall for Addison Rae and He's All That in its first 4 weeks. The film has reached #1 in 78 countries including Brazil, France and Saudi Arabia.
Quote from Addison Rae: “Getting the opportunity to work with Netflix was such a pinch me moment and now to be able to continue the relationship is beyond my wildest dreams. I’m thrilled to be able to collaborate with this incredible team and am excited to develop projects while continuing to strengthen my skills as an actress.”
Quote from Naketha Mattocks, Director Family Film: Addison’s Rae’s charm and promise is undeniable as evidenced by He’s All That and her already passionate fan base. We’re thrilled to be part of this next phase of her burgeoning career as an actress.
Addison Rae Headshot (Please Download, credit Paola Kudacki)
About Addison Rae
In just one year, Addison Rae has become one of the biggest stars in the world. Named the top earning creator on Tik Tok by Forbes Magazine, Rae’s infectious personality, Louisiana charm, and overwhelming positivity have led her to be one of the most sought after talent of her generation. Since November of 2019, she has amassed over 100 million followers across social media. Rae is currently the third most-followed individual on TikTok with over 5.4B likes and 84M followers. Her impressive reach goes beyond TikTok with over 39.7M followers on Instagram, 4.72M subscribers on YouTube and 4.8M followers on Twitter. She is one of the most meaningful and influential creators globally and continues to grow half a million new TikTok followers daily.
In addition to her impressive social media following, Rae has made a name for herself across several other mediums. In 2019 she became co-founder of the clean makeup company ITEM Beauty, was named a global ambassador for American Eagle, and launched a podcast for Spotify with her mom titled “Mama Knows Best.”
To close out 2020, Rae wrapped production on Miramax’s He’s All That, a reimagining of the popular 90’s romcom She’s All That. The film premiered globally on Netflix on August 27th, marking Rae’s theatrical debut.
In March 2021, Addison released her debut single “Obsessed”. Addison co-wrote the single, which was produced by a dream team of chart-topping producers, Benny Blanco, Blake Slatkin and Ryan McMahon.
Addison Rae is 20 years old and currently lives in Los Angeles.