‘Sex Appeal’: Margaret Cho, Skai Jackson, Paris Jackson & More Join Hulu Comedy From American High

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Emmy nominee Margaret Cho (30 Rock, Law & Order SVU), Fortune Feimster (Yes Day, The Netflix Afterparty), Skai Jackson (Jessie), Rebecca Henderson (Russian Doll), and Paris Jackson (Gringo, Lee Daniels’ Star) have rounded out the cast of Sex Appeal, the latest collaboration between Hulu and American High.
Hanyok will serve as executive producer. American High's Jeremy Garelick, Will Phelps, and Ryan Bennett are producing the pic with Mark Fasano and Tobias Weymar of Nickel City, and Kendrick Tan for Lit Entertainment. Sex Appeal marks the fifth Hulu Original film from American High following Big Time Adolescence, The Binge, The Ultimate Playlist of Noise, and the upcoming Plan B, which is set to be released this summer.
So when her long-distance boyfriend hints at wanting to take their relationship to the next level at the upcoming STEM conference (“nerd prom”), she sets out to master her sexuality. In this hilarious teen comedy, Avery begins to study the mechanics of love and realizes that relationships require less science and more heart. Written by Tate Hanyok, the plot follows Avery Hansen-White, who doesn’t do things she isn’t excellent at. The new additions are joining previously announced leads Mika Abdalla and Jake Short in the YA rom-com, which is being directed by Talia Osteen.

‘Jessie’ Cast Pays Tribute To Cameron Boyce

"He was younger than me but taught me how to spread love and kindness more than anyone that has ever been in my life," she wrote. “He lifted everyone around him, and inspired/pushed me to be a better person than I ever would’ve been without his guidance, patience, and love."
Even as his star ascended with JESSIE, and he began to receive the type of fame that can change people, I never saw that change. His TV father Charles Esten wrote a tear-jerking thread on Twitter saying, "Cameron never carried himself with anything but kindness, humility, effortless grace, and great humor. Not even a little."
Boyce played Luke Ross on the Disney Channel sitcom as well as its spinoff BUNK’D. His Jessie co-star and TV sister Peyton List, was one of the many who sent out her emotional tribute via a lengthy Instagram post that was captioned, "heartbroken".
As the outpour of sentiment and condolences continue to flow for Cameron Boyce, 20, who died Sunday from an ongoing medical condition, the tribute paid by his Jessie castmates has been unbelievably heartfelt and touching.
Read the tweets below.
I am so distraught and I cannot stop crying! I never thought in a million years I would be writing this. fly high 👼🏼 💔😢 Gods best Angel." Thank you so much for being the big brother I never had… I love you so much… I am so happy that I got to spend almost everyday with you on set, you gave the best hugs. I wish I would have hugged you tighter when I saw you a couple of months ago. Cam, you were one of a kind. Skai Jackson posted a behind the scenes photo and wrote: "I don’t even know where to start… My heart will be forever broken. I am at a loss for words.

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She continued, "I can barely see my eyes anymore from crying so hard. I love you with every ounce of me, and I thank you for the time I had with you, being in my life, and being my brother forever and always… Heaven has gained a beautiful soul."
Kevin Chamberlin, who starred in Jessie as the family butler wrote: "He always lit up a room when he entered-he was an extraordinarily talented actor, a selfless advocate with his charity work, and a loyal friend. Our hearts are heavy with sadness."