The movie franchise comes to a computer near you with 10 episodes of dance and drama on YouTube Red. By Sonia Saraiya. 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.
By Denise Petski. Starz is resuscitating the Step Up dance drama series following its cancellation last year on YouTube. The premium cabler has ordered a episode new season of the series from creator and executive producer Holly Sorensen and Lionsgate Television. The series will feature popular characters from previous seasons, while expanding the scope and storytelling as a Starz Original series.
Not Just a Dance Movie
As of early May, it had Moose, a fan favorite played by Adam G. Sevani, is virtually the only significant character to appear in more than two of the five movies. It earned that back nearly 10 times over.
Skip to Content. We're updating our reviews to better highlight authentic stories and accurate, diverse representations. See something that needs to be addressed? Suggest an update to this review. Although ultimately the message is positive -- that people should follow their passion, whether it's dance, filmmaking, or engineering -- there are some mixed signals when Luke encourages Moose to blow off classes for the dance battles. The fact that Natalie lies about who she is for much of the movie is also a negative take-away for kids. Luke is generous, offering dancers a place to stay when they have no where else to go, and Moose is an inspiration to stay true to your own gifts and talents. But the kids generally don't seem to do anything but dance and play.