Jennifer Beals is flipping out…
The 50-year-old part-Puerto Rican actress has joined the cast of Sean Cisterna‘s Full Out, an inspirational sports film based on the true story of Ariana Berlin, a California gymnast whose Olympic dreams were crushed by a devastating car accident.
Beals will portray UCLA gymnastics coach Valorie KondosField, who helped Berlin return to her school’s gymnastics team and win an NCAA championship.
The Flashdance star made the casting announcement on her website.
The ensemble cast for Full Out includes Degrassi star Ana Golja, who portray Berlin, Trevor Tordjman, Sarah Fisher, Jake Epstein, Trevor Tordjman, Robbie Graham Kuntz and Lamar Johnson.
The Carmel Creek Productions film is shooting in Toronto.