The Brit will portray the owner of the dance studio where an instructor (Cheyenne Jackson) teaches ballroom dancing to a Florida retiree (Gena Rowlands). Jacki Weaver, Rita Moreno, Kathleen Rose Perkins, Anthony Zerbe and Simon Miller are also in the cast.
Movie is based on Richard Alfieri’s adaptation of his play of the same name. Shooting began Monday in Budapest.
Budapest-based Docler Entertainment is producing, in association with Los Angeles-based Entpro. Producers are Gyorgy Gattyan, Andras Somkuti and Thomas H. Brodek.
Pic is helmed by Arthur Allan Seidelman, who directed legit productions on Broadway, at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, and in London’s West End.