Sofia Carson is feelin’ the beat…
The 26-year-old Colombian American actress and singer and Descendants star is set to star in Feel the Beat, a Netflix dance film being directed by Elissa Down.
The plot follows April (Carson), who, after failing to find success on Broadway, returns to her small hometown and reluctantly is recruited to train a misfit group of young dancers for a big competition.
In addition to Carson, the ensemble family film will also star Wolfgang Novogratz, Donna Lynne Champlin, Enrico Colantoni, Lidya Jewett, Eva Hauge, Johanna Colón, Sadie Lapidus, Shiloh Nelson, Shaylee Mansfield, Justin Allan, Kai Zen, Carina Battrick, Brandon Kyle Goodman, Ken Pak, Dennis Andresand Amy Stewart.
Emmy-winning choreographer and former So You Think You Can Dance judge Mia Michaels is choreographing the film, which was written by Michael Armbruster and Shawn Ku.
Filming is underway in Toronto.
Carson soon will be seen reprising her role as Evie, daughter of the Evil Queen from Snow White, in Descendants 3, which will premiere in August.
Her other credits include appearances on Freeform’s Pretty Little Liars spinoff PLL: The Perfectionists, Famous in Love, and Adventures in Babysitting.