Tackling a more serious topic, Guzman expressed his condolences for all those affected by the Aurora, Colorado, mass shooting. “It’s rough because we don’t know how much media plays into [events like that].” sequel was a much-needed break from silver screen violence.“It think it was something that was really necessary to happen when people were really afraid to go to the theaters,” said Mc Cormick.
My friends had told me I needed to get into acting class, but I didn't really take the time away from dance to do it, so I think acting kind of found me," she says.If you think that sounds a little like another dancing flick, "Dirty Dancing," Mc Cormick agrees.1 I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you."I heard about the role, and I thought 'I probably have no shot at this,' but it kind of intimidated me, so I didn't want to be intimidated, and I wanted to overcome that."The story of the "Step Up" franchise's fourth film is about Guzman's character, a Miami hotel employee named Sean, and Mc Cormick's character, Emily, the daughter of a local hotel owner, falling in love.Dancing comes into play because both are aspiring professional dancers whose families wish they'd choose a more sensible career, and, more importantly, both are involved in a group of flash mobbers, known as The Mob, that gives some amazing performances in several different dance styles in the movie.It was (producer) Jennifer Gibgot who called me, and she said, “Hey, listen, we’ve got a new script for Step Up 5 and we’ve written it around your character. Usually, it doesn’t work out, but they’re forced to learn.