The reimagined Step Up collection is beginning to take form at Starz.
The premium cabler introduced at present that Rebbi Rosie, whose credit embody dancing with the likes of Beyonce, Pharrell, J. Lo and Nicki Minaj, has joined the cast of the collection together with new collection common cast members Keiynan Lonsdale (The Flash, Love, Simon), and Power alum Enrique Murciano (Bloodline, Black Hawk Down).
Additionally, returning favourite Terayle Hill (Cobra Kai, Judas and the Black Messiah) has been upped to collection common.
Step Up is produced for Starz by Lionsgate Television.
Beginning March 5, the primary two seasons of the hit collection will probably be obtainable on STARZ throughout all platforms and airing on Starz Fridays at 8PM ET/PT.
Inspired by the Step Up Lionsgate movie franchise that grossed over $600 million on the worldwide field workplace, the collection facilities on Sage Odom (Ne-Yo) as the legendary founding father of Atlanta’s famed High Water Performing Art School.
Collette is the Queen of High Water, and Sage Odom’s accomplice in artwork, enterprise, and love. Collette constructed and nurtured Sage’s visionary academy from the bottom up.
Grinding her technique to the highest with grit and resourcefulness, Collette earned a brand new position, supervisor of Sage Odom and his tour, all this whereas hiding a darkish secret.
As this secret comes crashing down on Sage, High Water, and the tour, Collette is tempted by a chance to step out of her position as the girl behind the person, to change into the highly effective lady in entrance of the person.
Rebbi Rosie performs “Angel,” who has descended into the world of High Water with an aura and a backpack full of money. She’s operating from the place she calls house, the seedy underworld of London’s organized crime households.
Now, Angel has come to the one place on the earth the place she will be able to make her desires a actuality, High Water. Battle prepared and avenue clever, Angel is able to tackle High Water and show that she belongs amongst the perfect dancers on the earth, all whereas breaking the hearts of those American guys and gals hopelessly entranced by her mixture of uncooked swagger and British attraction.
Keiynan Lonsdale performs “Tal,” in a re-cast position initially performed by Petrice Jones. Once an outcast from Ohio, taken from his mom and dropped within the robust streets of Atlanta.
Tal confronted persecution for his eccentricities, his sexuality, and his refusal to undergo the expectations of others.
Dancing his means into High Water, actually, crushed and bloodied, Tal grew to become the pleasure of Sage Odom’s elite dance crew. Now, the lead dancer for Sage’s large tour, Tal should proceed to be probably the most essential piece in a help system that carries his buddies, his household, and a billion-dollar tour.
He is lean, swish, and brave, similar to his nickname: the greyhound.
Enrique Murciano performs “Cruz,” a person hoping to carve his face into the Mount Rushmore of excessive profile, superstar legal professionals and who will do no matter it takes to claw his technique to the primetime standing of Cochran, Dershowitz, and Geragos, lastly becoming a member of the pantheon of litigation gods
The case that can get him there, Sage Odom’s homicide accusation. As Cruz fights by the intrigue and conspiracy to avoid wasting Sage’s life and profession, he can not help however assume to the long run, imagining himself sauntering down a crimson carpet like an city cowboy in his sharply tailor-made Dries Van Noten.
Finally, Terayle Hill returns as a collection common, reprising the position of “Marquise” from the primary two seasons. He joins beforehand introduced collection common cast Christina Milian (Collette), Ne-Yo (Sage Odom), Faizon Love (Uncle Al), Jade Chynoweth (Odalie), Carlito Olivero (Davis), Terrence Green (Rigo), Eric Graise (King), Tricia Helfer (Erin), and Kendra Oyesanya (Poppy).
Step Up kicked off as a Youtube Premium scripted collection, however was canceled after two seasons.
Starz stepped in to put it aside final 12 months, asserting a 3rd season that was set to carry again the late Naya Rivera within the position of Colette.
Unfortunately, Rivera handed away final summer time, and Milian was drafted in as her alternative.
Filming is underway in Atlanta.
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