In this age of Hollywood remakes, it was only a matter of time before Center Stage, the classic 2000 dance movie known for its sexy motorcycle ballet, Peter Gallagher's prominent eyebrows, and the iconic line, "I am the best goddamn dancer in the American Ballet Academy. Who the hell are you?" got a second look. And now, it's heading for the small screen.
On the 20th anniversary of the film, Deadline confirmed that a TV adaptation of the story is in the works. Here's what we know so far:
It will focus on a new group of students at the American School of Ballet.
With Sweet/Vicious creator Jennifer Kaytin Robinson at the series' helm, the show will follow "a new, inclusive class of dancers as they work to stay at the academy and clash against the traditional students and style the ABA is known for," reads a summary shared on Deadline. "Ballet has always been a conformist world, but with Cooper Nielson now at the helm of the ABA and the ABC, change is on the horizon in more ways than one."
It will be set in modern times, and will be a "continuation of the original film."
No casting details have been made public.
In the show, Cooper Neilson is now heading up the American Ballet Company, but it's unclear if Ethan Stiefel will reprise his role once again.
Don't remember the original?
Check out the trailer below, then watch it on Netflix.
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