All a “Step Up” television show has to do, really, is deliver the dance. The multi-installment, multimillion-dollar franchise that launched the career of Channing Tatum is mostly an excuse for dance numbers, with some melodrama grafted on top for plausible transitions. That might sound like a bad thing, but far from it: The dance film […]
Based on the Step-Up film franchise that grossed $650 million at the global box office, YouTube’s Step Up: High Water drama focuses on several ambitious young dancers in a contemporary performing arts school in Atlanta.
Dance drama are a cyclical thing, series EP/director Adam Shankman insisted at TCA on Saturday, noting there have been “long periods” when there were no “dance-driven things being mad for screen.”
Each time one then pops up it becomes a Thing, he said…
In today’s film news roundup, Fathom Events is showing the premiere of “Step Up: High Water,” HBO buys a documentary prior to its Sundance premiere, and “Big Eyes” actress Madeleine Arthur gets a lead role. SCREENINGS Fathom Events has scheduled showings of the first episode of the YouTube Red series, “Step Up: High Water,” at more […]
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YouTube and Lionsgate have released the official trailer and set the premiere date for Step Up: High Water, YouTube Red‘s new original drama series based on the film franchise that grossed $650 million at the global box office. YouTube Red will premiere all episodes on January 31.
The 10-episode drama, starring Ne-Yo (The Wiz, World of Dance) and Naya Rivera (Glee), focuses on…
Step Up: High Water, YouTube Red’s new original drama series based on the film franchise that grossed $650 million at the global box office, has set its cast as production begins in Atlanta. Ne-Yo (The Wiz, World of Dance) joins series regulars Naya Rivera (Glee) and Faizon Love (Couples Retreat, Elf) to headline the series from YouTube and Lionsgate TV, set for debut on YouTube Red this fall.
Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum, who co-starred in the original Step Up…