Finola Hughes

Shooting starts this week in Los Angeles

Brit thesp Finola Hughes (“General Hospital”) is starring in the indie feature “Platinum the Dance Movie” with Kathryn McCormick, Shane Harper, Carolyn Hennesy, David Burtka and Marlowe Peyton.

Alex DiMarco (“Pretty Little Things”) is directing from a script by Amy George and Mark Goodman. Across The Floor Prods. is producing.

Hughes stars as a dance mom whose daughter (played by McCormick) is trying to win the national dance competition. Her biggest rival is played by Harper, and this rivalry is compounded by the fact that they are falling in love.

Shooting will begin this week in Los Angeles.

Hughes recently made her directorial debut on the indie romantic comedy “The Bet,” starring Portia Thomas (“Enchanted”), Tim Whitcomb, Mary O’Connor, Crystal Daly and Scott Hagood.

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