"Step Up: High Water"
Fans of the STEP UP films today is Your Lucky Day! YouTube and Lionsgate's new original drama series STEP UP: HIGH WATER debuts all 10 episodes TODAY on YouTube Red.
Based on the film series, STEP UP: HIGH WATER focuses on siblings Janelle (Lauryn Alisa McClain "Tyler Perry’s Daddy’s Little Girls, Spider-Man [animated series" ) and Tal (Petrice Jones "iBoy, Play The Devil" ) who are uprooted from suburban Ohio to live with their “Uncle Al” played by Actor/Comedian Faizon Lov (Couples Retreat, Elf). As the pair settle into their new lives they meet several ambitious young dancers in a contemporary performing arts school in Atlanta. Superstar Singer/Songwriter/Producer and recurring actor Ne-Y (The Wiz, World of Dance) plays “Sage Odom,” the legendary founder of Atlanta’s famed High Water Performing Arts School. Singer/Actress Naya River (Glee) plays “Collette Jones,” a former dancer turned High Water administrator whose passion for her students is only matched by her history with Sage and secrets of her own.
Rounding out the cast are “Odalie,” played by Jade Chynoweth (The Last Ship, 300: Rise of an Empire), “Davis,” played by Carlito Oliver (Bad Samaritan, Blood Heist), “Rigo,” played by Terrence Gree (Being Mary Jane, America’s Best Dance Crew), “East-O,” played by R. Marcos Taylo (Baby Driver, Straight Outta Compton) “King,” played by newcomer Eric Graise, and “Poppy,” played by newcomer Kendra Oyesany.
The series is created and executive produced by showrunner Holly Sorenson (Recovery Road, Make It Or Break It). Adam Shankman, Jennifer Gibgot and Meredith Milton, all producers of the original Step Up films, will also executive produce, along with Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum, who both co-starred in the original Step Up film.
As a special treat to the fans, the first 4 episodes are available for viewing Right HERE!