Yumiko Aoyagi, an exec producer on "LonelyGirl15," is getting ready to launch online mystery "The Scary City" as a big-budget follow-up to the popular Web series.
The $5.2 million project, which bows Sept. 15, will involve a storyline that spans several countries.
The U.S. version of the story revolves around a haunted Los Angeles apartment complex and the missing 10-year-old daughter of an architect who battles the building's unseen evil forces. Tenants from all over the world get caught up in the global intrigue.
To read the full Variety.com article by Marc Graser, see 'Scary City' to haunt the Internet,'LonelyGirl15' producer to launch online mystery.
UPDATE 1: Amanda Goodfried commented: "Hey everyone, Yumiko worked for us for a few weeks a year ago. EQAL has nothing to do with this project."
UPDATE 2: See also: http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7011863566.
Yumiko Aoyagi is a Japanese filmmaker born in Yokohama, Kanagawa who started working on lonelygirl15 with the lonelygirl15 Season 1 Recap. She has since been credited for her producing, writing, and directing contributions. She is notably the first person, other than the Creators, to be credited with an executive producing role.
Aside from lonelygirl15, Yumiko co-wrote the screenplay for Moonlight Express with Lo Chi-Leung. Her next project is a collaboration with director and producer Kate Christensen called Die for You.
Yumiko and her husband Takashi have three bearded collies, Ariel, Daisy, and Mia, who have appeared in Beardies of the World calendars since 2001.
Yumiko_Aoyagi on Lonelygirl15 LGPedia.
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