The next projects of a hot YouTube star, an Olympic swimmer and a unidirectional boy band, the latest news for Vampire Academy and Fifty Shades Of Grey movies, and the painful shocks of two much-loved actors’ early deaths were among the year’s 20 most retweeted and shared posts from Deadline on our main Twitter feed, @Deadline. Three subjects earned multiple visits to the Top 20: the band One Direction (if you include the Labor Day box office story on their concert movie) and the Vampire Diaries and Fifty Shades films. Here’s No. 1:
YouTube Star Shane Dawson Sells Autobiographical Comedy To NBC With Darlene Hunt & Will Gluck http://t.co/YG7yFZhrEC
— Deadline Hollywood (@Deadline) November 12, 2013
Check out the rest of the timeline here: Our Biggest Tweets 2013. Any surprises for you among the Top 20?
A small statistical note: Through early November, all Deadline stories by all our reporters and editors also were automatically posted to a much older Twitter feed. The totals here don’t reflect what was retweeted most frequently on that account.