Broad Green Pictures has unveiled the ensemble cast of its dance comedy “Step Sisters,” formerly “Ain’t No Half Steppin” with shooting starting June 1 in Atlanta.
The cast includes star Megalyn Echikunwoke (“90210,” “House of Lies”), Eden Sher (“The Middle”), Lyndon Smith (“Secret in Their Eyes,” “Parenthood”), Gage Golightly (“Red Oaks,” “Teen Wolf”), Nia Jervier (“Dear White People”), Alessandra Torresani (“The Big Bang Theory”), Marque Richardson (“Dear White People,” “All the Way”), Naturi Naughton (“Power,” “Notorious”) and Matt McGorry (“Orange Is the New Black,” “How to Get Away with Murder”).
“Step Sisters” is being directed by Charles Stone (“Drumline”) and produced by Matt Alvarez (“Straight Outta Compton”), Lena Waithe (“Masters of None”) and Benjamin Cory Jones (“Hand of God”).
The film is expected to be released in 2017.
“Step Sisters” centers on an ambitious black sorority girl (Echikunwoke) who, in order to get admitted to the law school of her dreams, agrees to cross cultural lines and teach the exclusive art of black Greek stepping to a band of wild, party-obsessed white sorority girls whose charter is about to be revoked.
Echikunwoke is represented by UTA, Smith and McGorry by Gersh, Golightly by ICM Partners, Jervier by Glick Agency, Naughton by Innovative Artists, Sher by Paradigm, Torresani by Don Buchwald.