CASTS GLOBAL YOUTUBE STAR LIKE NASTYA
YOUTUBE SENSATION ‘LIKE NASTYA’ SIGNS ON AS LEADING CHARACTER JAM IN HER FIRST THEATRICAL ROLE.
Created by Frank Sandor, WEIRD WATERS is an animated CGI fantasy adventure that follows three tropical Best Fish Friends Forever (BFFFs) BZ, I.M. Tiger and Jam, in a tale that celebrates bravery, friendship and the power of believing in oneself. After accidentally landing in the deep end of a magical pond, Jam, a courageous yet rebellious young Neon Tetra, joins forces with BZ and I.M. Tiger on a thrilling underwater adventure guaranteed to make waves.
Global YouTube star Anastasia Radzinskaya, otherwise known as her handle ‘Like Nastya’ has captivated audiences worldwide with her engaging and imaginative content and has exclusively signed on to voice Jam, a precocious Neon Tetra who has to discover the hero within! With an enormous global fanbase of over 350 million subscribers, Nastya’s casting in WEIRD WATERS marks her first big screen project.
“Extending the Weird Waters universe and our passion for freshwater tropical fish to the big screen is a testament to how popular our beloved fishy friends are. With Nastya bringing her own unique spark and personality to Jam, we’re excited to embark on this next aquatic adventure.” says Frank Sandor, Co-Founder of Wada Wada.
“I’m already a fan of the series and screamed when I was approached to voice Jam.” says Nastya. “She’s so adventurous and fun-seeking, just like me! I can’t wait for everyone to experience this beautiful tropical world come to life.”
WEIRD WATERS [working title] is written by Joshua Staman [Weird Waters (the series), Dependent’s Day], directed by Salem Arfaoui [Moana, Despicable Me, The Secret Life of Pets], and produced by Wada Wada Entertainment, Lunchbox Labs and Jeremy Loethen [Fantasy Football]. The feature length film is slated to hit theaters early 2025.
WEIRD WATERS is represented by Courageous Artists. LikeNastya is represented in this endeavor by Davin Riley – head of LA/NYC-based Trival Media.
WEIRD WATERS is a global kids and family entertainment IP. The WEIRD WATERS brand focuses on education, sustainability and growth in the tropical/freshwater fish hobby. We have partnered with the best aquatic licensing and merchandising companies around the world to bring families together with fun and imaginative content, products and experiences. WEIRD WATERS supports nationwide educational school programs through responsible fish care and insight.
LIKE NASTYA is a YouTube originated phenomenon in the kids & family industry with a massive audience of 400 million subscribers across various platforms, 21 channels localized in various languages, and global recognition. The original YouTube channel was created in 2016 by Nastya’s parents and has since gained a massive following and expanded to a media company. Now Like Nastya content is available on multiple OTT and VOD platforms and TV channels across the world. The videos featured on Like Nastya’s channels cover a wide range of topics, including friendship, relationships in school and with family members, creativity, and imagination.