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The controversial singer and actress Demi lovato She will make her directorial debut on “Child Star,” a documentary that focuses on the lives of former child stars and the difficulties involved in being the center of attention from the cameras and entertainment lights. This tape will be released next year and will be available on the Hulu streaming platform.
In this film, which will be co-directed by Nicola Marsh, interviews with celebrities who were child stars will be shown, including the experience of Demi Lovato herself who launched to stardom with the movie “Camp Rock” on Disney Channel.
While waiting for this documentary, we will remember the trajectory of the actress who went from being a child star at the age of eight to an artist focused on various fields and who is now venturing as a director on a project that involves her personally.
Her debut in the world of entertainment was in 2003 embodying the role of Angela in the children’s program “Barney and his friends” where she participated until 2004.
In 2006, he had a small appearance in the outstanding Fox drama series: “Prison Break”. In this production starring Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell, she played Danielle Curtin, in the fourth episode of the second season.
The actress would have small roles in series such as “Just Jordan” on the Nickelodeon chain or “While the bell rings” on the Disney chain, but it would not be until In 2008, the young Demi Lovato would rise to fame with the musical film “Camp Rock”, where she would play the rebellious and ingenious Mitchie Torres together with the Jonas Brothers band. Years later, in the documentary “Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil” (2021), the artist revealed that during the recordings of the film she lost her virginity due to rape.
This film was not only a great step in her career as an actress, but also as a singer, since that same year she released her first musical album “Don’t Forget”, an album where the Jonas Brothers participated collaboratively in the composition of the songs. in ten songs.
The following year, the actress was chosen to play Sonny Munroe in the Disney series “Sunny, among the stars”, in addition to participating in the original Disney Channel movie “Princess protection program” (2009) together with the also actress and singer Selena Gómez.
That same year he released his second album that bears the name “Here we go again”. The album has 14 songs written in which only “Stop the World” was composed in the company of Nick Jonas. At the time of publication, the album debuted at the top of the Billboard 200, being one of the artist’s most beloved productions.
In later years he continued with small roles in shows like “Extreme Makeover: Home Editio”, “America’s Next Top Model The”, “X Factor USA” or series like “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Glee” and “From Dusk Till Dawn”. from Netflix.
Along with her career as an actress, her musical side led her to record her third album, “Unbroken” (2011), an album that led her to have a world tour called “A Special Night With Demi Lovato”. By this time, Demi already had a history of drug abuse and self-harm, a few months later she entered rehab, where she was diagnosed with bipolar depression.
In 2013, she was named a mentor to adolescents and young adults with mental health problems at National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day in Washington, DC, as well as being the spokesperson for Be Vocal, an initiative focused on helping people and mentally ill communities to advocate for themselves and others. During this period the singer released her next album, “Demi”. Two years later, she would release “Confident”, the fifth album where she would have the support of the LGTB + community and several musical hits such as “Cool for the Summer” or “Confident Kingdom Come” or “Waitin For You”.
In 2017 Demi Lovato was the executive producer of a documentary called “Beyond Silence”, which focused on mental illness. That same year she presented to the record market the song “Sorry not sorry”, the first single from her sixth album entitled “Tell me you love me”, same name of a tape where the artist would talk about her recovery from alcoholism, but after the overdose in 2018, filming was stopped indefinitely.
In 2020 he made his return to the music scene with the premiere of “Anyone”, via the annual Grammy Awards. He was also present at The Star-Spangled Banner at Super Bowl LIV.
On March 23, 2021, “Dancing With The Devil” premiered, the documentary where Demi Lovato showed everything that happened during her life and had the participation of the artist’s family, her best friends, as well as collaborators such as Christina Aguilera, DK Khaled, his manager Scooter Braun and actor Will Ferrell. A few months later, her seventh album called “Dancing with the Devil… the Art of Starting Over” was announced, which shared a deep and reflective theme.
In 2022, after the controversy that erupted after the premiere of her documentary, the artist released her eighth album “Holy Fvck” which marked her return to punk rock and was presented for the first time on the Jimmy Fallon show.
Now in 2023, Demi Lovato participated in the soundtrack of the movie “Scream VI” with her song “Still Alive” and announced that she will be the director of “Child Star”, a documentary that will explore the little-explored world of child ex-stars and their own experience that, apparently, still keeps hidden some demons that the artist will try to face.