The Conjuring 2 actress Lauren Esposito will star reverse world-renowned ballet dancer Juliet Doherty within the coming-of-age drama The Crimson Footwear: Subsequent Step, which lately began taking pictures in Sydney, Australia.
Joanne Samuel, who performed Mel Gibson's spouse within the authentic Mad Max film, is co-directing the household movie with Jesse A'hern, who can also be producing alongside Tanya Esposito. The script hails from Zachary Layner, John Banas and Peter McLeod, and Daniel Gaudiello will function the choreographer for the teenager dance film.
The Crimson Footwear: Subsequent Step stars Doherty as Sam Cavanaugh, an excellent dancer who provides up her dream and quits the Academy after her sister is killed in a tragic automotive accident for which she feels accountable. Sam returns to highschool, the place she and her rebellious greatest good friend Eve (Esposito) rapidly get into bother — the sort that forces Sam to carry out neighborhood service cleansing the halls again on the Academy, the place she's consistently reminded of the tragedy. When the Academy's lead dancer is injured, Sam finds herself pressed again into motion to bop along with her outdated good friend and longtime crush Ben, however so as to reignite her ardour for dance, she'll have to confront her personal worry and grief.
The supporting forged of the movie contains skilled ballet dancers Joel Burke and Primrose Kern, in addition to Carolyn Bock (Neighbours), Meitta White (Conspiracy 365), Ashleigh Ross (Dance Academy) and Nicholas Andrianankos (The Legend of the 5).
The filmmakers intention to point out the challenges, stress and ache that include ballet in addition to the liberty, love and acceptance that dance affords. It's additionally a narrative about feminine friendship that comes at a time when studios and streamers aren't making many dance films aimed toward youthful audiences.
The Crimson Footwear: Subsequent Step hails from the crew behind The Legend of the 5, which Esposito starred in and co-produced, simply as she'll function a co-producer on this new film. She performed Frances O'Connor's daughter in James Wan's hit sequel The Conjuring 2, and he or she was additionally a sequence common on the acclaimed Australian sequence Love Little one. Esposito is represented by Kimberly Kottwitz at Courageous Artists Administration, CESD Expertise Company and Gilchrist Administration.
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