Meet the young ladies of Netflix’s original series Project Mc2: Bella Shouse, 16, Genneya Walton, 17, Mika Abdalle, 16, Ysa Penarejo, 16, and Victoria Vida, 17.
As the Emmy-nominated show centers around empowering young women in their day-to-day lives, People sat down with the girls to get a better idea of how they plan on getting their message across.
“The meaning behind the show is that smart is the new cool and that girls can do anything,” Shouse says. “The message is to really focus on S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) and to embrace it.
Netflix released the season two trailer for its exclusive show Project Mc 2.
The show centers on four super smart teenage girls in high school and their love for Stem.
Here’s the synopsis for season two:
After saving the world from Black Star, NOV8 (that’s “Innovate”) has given teenaged secret agent, McKeyla McAlister, her most difficult assignment yet: blending in as an average high school student. It won't be easy for McKeyla to turn off spy-mode, especially since criminal mastermind, Carson Lazarus, has moved to town. McKeyla's friends Adrienne, Bryden and Camryn are eager to assist, but their task is compromised when all social media and technology devices are hacked by super-hacker Retro. As Retro brings mayhem to Maywood Glen, the girls must solve riddles and connect clues to decipher who Retro is, and why he is attacking Maywood Glen, before the city is wiped out.
First released in 1986, the American Girl doll collection has taken the world by storm, launching specialized shops across the country that allow young girls and their families to take part in the American Girl experience. The franchise has also launched its own branded magazine, and the well-received 2008 feature film Kit Kittredge: An American Girl. Now, the popular phenomenon comes home with the first ever direct-to-video full-length feature McKenna Shoots for the Stars, An American Girl Blu-ray and DVD that arrives in stores this Tuesday, July 3rd.
In the tradition of The American Girl storylines that have enchanted parents and children alike, McKenna Shoots for the Stars follows doll of the year McKenna (Jade Pettyjohn) and her real-life adventures in becoming a world-renowned gymnast. To celebrate this release, we have clips, featurettes, and an exclusive
“An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars,” which comes to DVD from Universal Home Entertainment on July 3, 2012, also stars Cathy Rigby, Nia Vardalos, Kerris Dorsey, Ysa Penarejo, Kally Berard, George Chiang, Kadence Kendall Roach, Paiten Raine Roach and Will Woytowich from director Vince Marcello and writers Jessica O’Toole and Amy Rardin.
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