Riav Clis, Australia (PressExposure) November 30, -0001 -- Australian author Vaughn Alaine-Marshall releases Uberstar (Hendlin Books, US$27.95), an explosive look at the reality television. Based largely on Indiaâs hugely successful Indian Idol, the authorâs research included interviews with participants, producers and insiders from the worldâs largest reality television shows.
Australian Vaughn Alaine-Marshall releases Uberstar the explosive novel based upon stories as told by contestants, producers and insiders from the worldâs biggest reality television shows. The first installment of a trilogy follows participants, judges and the production crew in a fictitious âIdolâ reality show [http://www.uberstarthebook.com.au/] for actors.
Intrigued by phenomenon of reality television, Alaine-Marshall researched Uberstar by talking to former contestants, producers and insiders of numerous reality shows, including the modern day hit television series Indian Idol â many of whom apparently were only too happy to break confidentiality agreements and spill the goods. Alaine-Marshall claims that he wrote Uberstar to give readers a better idea of the people running the show, from uncaring judges to carnivorous publicists.
The main objective of Uberstar Alaine-Marshall says is to highlight that reality shows are not so much about reality as they would like to portray. In his research, Alaine-Marshall came across some horrific stories about what goes on behind the scenes at these shows. âPeople are dying, and thatâs not even an exaggeration,â said a visibly pained Alaine-Marshall in a press interview.
Uberstar takes the reader behind the scenes of a reality show for actors, all competing for a starring role in a Hollywood production. The other two installments (Uberstar II: The Movie and Uberstar III) of the trilogy will follow the contestant will be declared winner in Uberstar, and part three will be set on an island.
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