What do you think makes cat videos so popular on the internet? Mc Cormick: Have you ever seen the video “Kittens Inspired by Kittens”? When I do contemporary, I have to warm up really deeply, and take time by myself and meditate for a second, and make sure my mind is in the right place to tell whatever story, and then I go back and warm up. Guzman: I’m still learning right now, and there’s a lot of stuff I don’t know about. I think when there would be a lot of time when we would first learn a duet, we were good. Guzman: I’m not one to be very emotional and personal like, but acting gives you an excuse to be emotional.
When I saw myself in the finished product, you’re always critiquing yourself, and wanting to do better. You’re never truly satisfied with your true product. We were falling everywhere, and just laughing and throwing water at each other. The not fun part was when Scott made us do this routine full-out, and it’s fun for her, because she’s getting lifted everywhere.
It will work out for the next couple of movies that we do, or whatever is in store for us next. Short white shorts, with this white shirt on, and sunglasses. When shooting the beach and sand private duet sequence, did you guys get sand in your eyes? But I have to do the lifting, while trying to balance on sand and water.
Do the Step Up films have a certain level of respect in the dance community? Dad caught me.” Was it really hard to choreograph the escalator scene? The musicality in it is unbelievable, mashing every move to every tiny beat. Mc Cormick: I loved the restaurant scene; Emily’s initiation. We were sweating during this whole thing, but we’re not supposed to be sweating. We do it three or four times in a row, and I’d be out of breath.
Sevani, who has now appeared in three Step Up films as a character named “Moose.” In Step Up Revolution, the fourth film in the franchise, this story of star-crossed dancers takes audience members to Miami, where a flash dance group called “The Mob” (featuring Guzman & Mc Cormick) are trying to stop evil corporate powers from destroying their community.
Guzman comes from a background of modeling and MMA fighting, and this is his first professional dance project. He’s doing nunchuks, and he tries to do a blackflip. I’ll be trying to meditate while they’re doing push-ups and jumping jacks.
No stranger to the TV cameras, Mc Cormick can be seen on “So You Think You Can Dance? Step Up Revolution marks their feature acting debuts. When he does a backflip he hits his head on the ground, and when he comes back up he’s still trying to do the nunchuks. Ryan, you hadn’t danced professionally before this movie. And being so familiar with everyone, with the dancers becoming part of my family, you just become easy. Kathryn Mc Cormick: It depends on what style I’m doing.I sat down with Guzman & Mc Cormick to discuss their first-time acting gigs, sweating in a Hollywood film, their favorite scenes, and more. Aside from Peter Gallagher’s corporate villain, your biggest adversary in the movie are cats. But did your experience with MMA fighting prepare for the type of performance pressure you’d experience making this movie? Dancers get ready for their performances a lot different than I get ready for my fighting. If I’m doing hip-hop, I don’t have to think so much about getting my legs up, or stretching so deeply, but I have to get my body warmed up. When Ryan first started to dance, was it like a scene from a Step Up movie? Mc Cormick: He has more of a natural groove to him. He was already really aware of his body, and if anything I taught him to listen to his body and my body when we were dancing. Did it help to be in the first-time acting together?held at Regency Village Theatre on Tuesday night (August 9) in Westwood, Calif.The 23-year-old “Overnight” singer, who is prepping the release of his new EP, joined Eva Gutowski, Ryan Guzman and Roshon Fegan at the event.PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jake Miller Dancers and longtime couple Allison Holker and Stephen “t Witch” Boss were also spotted at the premiere, and even got a pic with NSYNC singer Joey Fatone.The Step Up franchise has helped audiences discover the acting and dancing talent of young stars, including Channing Tatum, his future wife Jenna Dewan, Briana Evigan (from Step Up 2 The Streets), and even Adam G.