Derek Hough, BoA, Amy Purdy, Mark Ballas MAKE YOUR MOVE Premiere Red Carpet

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Derek Hough, BoA, Amy Purdy, Mark Ballas and Director Duane Adler at Dizzy Feet Foundation Presents Special Screening of "Make Your Move" Movie Red Carpet Arrivals at The Grove Theaters in Los Angeles, Ca USA March 31, 2014

MAKE YOUR MOVE Speaks to a new generation of audiences through dance, music and love. Written and directed by DUANE ADLER, writer of two of the top grossing dance romance movies of all time, STEP UP and SAVE THE LAST DANCE, MAKE YOUR MOVE tells the story of Donny (DEREK HOUGH) and Aya (BoA), aspiring dancers who have one shot to make their move. The music is pumping, the dance floor is moving and Donny (DEREK HOUGH) stops when he sees Aya (BoA) performing with her hip hop Cobu crew on stage at Static, the hottest underground club in New York. They come from two different worlds, but they speak the same language-dance. Against all odds, they come together and show the world what they've got.Tap dancing on the street for small change after serving time for petty street cons,DONNY (DEREK HOUGH), knows he has to make a change. He knows his only way out of trouble is to leave New Orleans and head for New York where his older "brother from another mother," NICK (WESLEY JONATHAN), owns one of the hottest underground clubs, Static. Static, once run by best friends and partners, Nick and KAZ (WILL YUN LEE), the club comes alive at night with dancers and performance artists from around the world. When Kaz breaks with Nick and opens rival club Oto funded by MICHAEL (JEFFERSON BROWN) a sleazy Wall Street businessman who is obsessed with his sister, AYA (BoA) a performer at Static the whole dynamic changes. Michael promises to help Aya get a visa to stay in the country in exchange for an exclusive contract to perform at the new club. Aya refuses him and goes her own way. Now, Nick and Kaz are competitors and Aya needs a place to perform with her crew. She goes back to Static and secretly takes the stage where Donny is mesmerized by her performance. Joining her after the performance, they dance together as if they've been doing it their whole lives, until their brothers come between them. It doesn't take long for the Donny and Aya to find each other, and their love, on the dance floor. Aya and Donny now have to choose between their family ties, their love for dance, and each other. They must make their move.

MAKE YOUR MOVE stars international dance sensation Derek Hough (Dancing with the Stars) along with Korean popstar BoA, in her first English language feature film leading a cast of talented actors, dancers and artists in this classic dance romance, with a unique twist. Written and directed by Duane Adler (STEP UP and SAVE THE LAST DANCE), the film features choreography by Napoleon Dumo and Tabitha Dumo(SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE and AMERICA'S BEST DANCE CREW). The film is produced by CJ Entertainment (Snowpiercer), S.M. Entertainment and Robert Cort Productions (SAVE THE LAST DANCE)

MAKE YOUR MOVE opens April18, 2014. Running time is 110 minutes

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