The Haunting of Sunshine Girl's Paige McKenzie Talks Book Adaptation and Reveals It Will Now Be Adapted Into a TV Show Instead of a Movie

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Paige McKenzie is the star and co-creator of the popular web-series, The Haunting of Sunshine Girl, which The Weinstein Company is adapting into a book and TV series. McKenzie sat down with Jeffrey Masters on Maria Menounos' online broadcast network Book Circle Online to promote her book and revealed that they've recently decided to make the the screen adaptation into a TV series rather than a film.

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"Sunshine is getting cooler and more amazing, and I have plateaued. She's more positive than I am. She's braver." - Paige McKenzie, The Haunting of Sunshine Girl

Paige McKenzie is the star and co-creator of the popular web-series, The Haunting of Sunshine Girl. The Weinstein Company is adapting the series into a book and TV series. McKenzie sat down with Jeffrey Masters on Maria Menounos' online broadcast network Book Circle Online to promote her book and revealed that they've recently decided to make the the screen adaptation into a TV series rather than a film.

On the film/TV adaptation:
Paige McKenzie says, "It's going to be a television show." They were going back and forth and says they decided, "TV would be an easier transition."

On carefully choosing ghosts/paranormal as the basis for the series:
Paige McKenzie says at the time, "The number 2 searched thing on YouTube was ghosts, after Lil Wayne." She says that this was "strategic" and proved to be successful as "The first 5-million views on the channel are organic."

On similarities to her character:
Paige McKenzie says that she and Sunshine are slowly growing apart. "Sunshine is getting cooler and more amazing, and I have plateaued." She says, "We're about 89% different. She's more positive than I am. She's braver."

The full interview is available on iTunes, YouTube, and the Book Circle Online website:
http://www.bookcircleonline.com/2015/04/20/paige-mckenzie-haunting-sunshine-girl-author-interview/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcgyMrS5zLM
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/book-circle-online/id693897960?mt=2

About Book Circle Online:
Book Circle Online is the world’s first online network with shows dedicated to the intimate discussion and dissection of various books. BCO also features one on one author interviews, and engages fellow fans via social media. BCO can be seen on the website, on YouTube, or downloaded as a podcast on iTunes.

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