WHO’S IN IT?
Sofia Carson (Tini: The New Life of Violetta), Wolfgang Novogratz (The Half of It), Donna Lynne Champlin (A Secret Promise), Enrico Colantoni (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood), Lidya Jewett (Hidden Figures), Eva Hauge (The Adventures of Thomasina Sawyer), Johanna Colón (Troop Zero), Sadie Lapidus (film debut), Shiloh Nelson (Tomorrowland), Shaylee Mansfield (Noelle), Justin Allan (film debut), Kai Zen (film debut), Carina Battrick (Lifechanger), Brandon Kyle Goodman (Plus One), Ken Pak (St. Roz), Dennis Andres (X Wins), Amy Stewart (film debut), Marissa Jaret Winokur (The Perfect Catch), Rex Lee (Entourage), Aniko Kaszas (Gone Tomorrow), Drew Davis (A Dark Truth), Robinne Fanfair (Every Day), Pat Thornton (Filth City)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Elissa Down (The Honor List), director; Michael Armbruster (End of Sentence) and Shawn Ku (Beautiful Boy), writers; Susan Cartsonis (What Women Want), producer; Michael Yezerski (Blindspotting), composer; Amir Mokri (Man of Steel), cinematographer; editor TBA
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
After failing to find success on Broadway, April (Carson) returns to her small hometown and is reluctantly recruited to train a misfit group of young dancers for a big competition…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU FEEL EXCITED?
Sofia Carson, best known to young viewers as Evie from Disney’s Descendants trilogy, makes her mainstream feature film debut in a feel-good movie with lots of dancing and music to keep the audience moving.