Singer-songwriter and actor Demi Lovato will step into the director’s chair, making their directorial debut for Hulu‘s upcoming documentary about child stardom. The feature documentary’s current working title is Child Star, and Lovato will co-direct alongside Nicola Marsh. According to Hulu. The documentary will aim to deconstruct the high and lows of growing up in the spotlight through the lens of some of the world’s most famous former child stars, including Lovato.
The feature film will explore the lives of former child stars, focusing on how they became superstars at a young age. The documentary will also take viewers through the former child stars’ rise to fame, fortune and power while also exploring how it affects their futures. Child Star will pull back the curtains on the personal struggles they faced growing up in the limelight while also showing the moments of triumphs. The documentary will ask questions about how these moments defined the trajectory of the stars’ lives, whether it drove them deeper into the world of entertainment or drove them to seek escape from it. However, the identity of the participants that will be joining Lovato is being kept secret at the moment.