Paige McKenzie’s web-series, The Haunting of Sunshine Girl is being adapted into a book and TV series by The Weinstein Company. In the book, which is out now, Sunshine must save her mother from the evil spirits that are also living in their new house. Paige talks about creating The Haunting of Sunshine Girl with her mother, Mercedes Rose, and their producer, Nick Hagen, and what’s next for the series. The Haunting of Sunshine Girl is co-written by Alyssa Sheinmel.
“But I swear, just as I’m drifting out of consciousness, in that place where you’re more asleep than awake anymore, I hear something else. A phrase uttered in a child’s voice, no more than a whisper: Night-night.” – Paige McKenzie, The Haunting of Sunshine Girl
In this edition, Jeffrey Masters sits down and talks with Paige McKenzie about her novel, The Haunting of Sunshine Girl.
Bio: Paige McKenzie, the irresistible face of The Haunting of Sunshine Girl, is thrilled to bring her unique voice to life in a book series. At the age of sixteen, McKenzie teamed up with producer Nick Hagen and her mother, actress Mercedes Rose, to create The Haunting of Sunshine Girl on YouTube. Soon the spine-chilling series—and its unforgettable title character—boasted a viewership in the tens of millions. McKenzie was recently named one of Seventeen magazine’s “Pretty Amazing” finalists. She lives in Portland, Oregon.