Looking for fame? Well, you’re in luck. Six Flags, Inc., in conjunction with MGM Pictures, has just announced their “Fame National Talent Search” a multi-city talent search in honor of the highly anticipated remake “Fame” that will give talented actors, musicians, singers, and dancers their chance at real fame.
Six Flags theme parks in San Antonio, Dallas, New Jersey, Chicago, Atlanta and St. Louis will participate in the search beginning this July, giving competitors a chance to win a trip to the finals at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Los Angeles. One grand-prize winner in LA will win a trip to Hollywood to meet with a major studio executive and talent agent, as well as $5,000 cash, and other various prizes from promotional partners.
Mike Vollman, Executive Vice-President of Marketing, MGM stated in a recent press release, “Partnering on a summertime talent search with Six Flags is the perfect opportunity for ‘Fame.’ Giving millions of patrons an opportunity for a real shot at fame in parks across the country will mean that one lucky winner truly deserves it.”
Set to release in September of this year, “Fame” directed by Kevin Tancharoen, will be a recreation of the original Oscar-winning 80’s classic of the same title that followed a group of talented students at New York City High School of Performing Arts over the course of four years “" the original “High School Musical” if you will.