YouTube To Film For Strong

MTV Films will turn YouTube music satire viral video series “Million Dollar Strong” into a feature film reports Variety.

Mike O’Connell and Ken Jeong, who star in the satirical music video “What’s It Gonna Be?” are set to star in the MTV comedy that O’Connell is writing with Peter Kline.

The story revolves around the meteoric rise of a delusional rapper (O’Connell) and his Asian foreign exchange student friend (Jeong) as they take on the hip-hop world.

Clay Allen helmed the viral video, but no director is attached yet for the film version. Todd Phillips will produce.