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Lilly Singh, Astronauts Wanted head to “Unicorn Island”

A Trip to Unicorn Island will show exclusive highlights from the YouTuber and comedian's world tour, as she opens up about her struggles with depression.
July 27, 2015

She’s got six million subscribers, a world tour, a hit single, an app and various high-profile brand partnerships, but, apparently, Lilly Singh still has more work to do.

The YouTuber, known to millions of fans as IISuperwomanII, is set to release a documentary covering her recent tour, “A Trip to Unicorn Island.” The trailer for the documentary of the same name dropped July 24 at VidCon.

The documentary will feature exclusive footage from Singh’s tour. The 26-year-old Canadian YouTuber also shares her previous struggles with depression, which first led to her uploading the videos for which she is now known worldwide — all of them aimed at spreading positivity and make others laugh.

According to Singh’s Facebook page, the doc will also feature an appearance by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

The film is produced by Judy McGrath and Sony Music Entertainment’s joint venture Astronauts Wanted. No details on the release date or distribution platform have been yet been announced.

Singh, who falls under Collective Digital Studio’s network, first began posting on YouTube in 2010. Her recent world tour, which wrapped up in July, blended musical performances with personal talks and stand-up comedy routines. For her hometown stop in Toronto, she paired with Coca-Cola to promote the company’s “Share a Coke” campaign.

(From Stream Daily)

About The Author
Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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