South Korean dance group the Gambler will star in Paramount and Young Film’s $25 million dance movie “Hype Nation” says Variety.
Helmed by Alex Calzatti (“I Am Cuba”), the story follows dance battles between the American R&B group B2K and Korean group the Gambler.
Rapper Teddy Riley plays a music director. The project is currently casting for a Korean female lead.
Production begins July 15th with some 40% lensing Stateside and 60% to be shot in South Korea.