The tv show Step Up will continue with your recordings, one year after the death of the protagonist Naya Rivera, who will be replaced by the actress Christina Milian.
According to various sites, Lionsgate, who produces the television show, consulted with Rivera’s relatives, who gave their “blessing” for the new cast that led the glee star.
Naya’s death was a terrible loss to our world that frankly we will never stop crying. It was almost impossible to consider that there could be someone so graceful and caring to help us honor our loss and, at the same time, bring talent to our show.
Christina is an exceptional human and a dazzling artist and we are so happy that she has joined our family, “said Holly Sorensen, executive producer of the show, in a statement.
According to various sources, both Lionsgate and the producers considered all possible options to continue with the show after the death of the actress in the summer of last year.
This news was also released by Christina Milian herself through her Instagram account, sharing an image of the recording with Ne-Yo.
Likewise, the Starz platform showed the news and welcomed Milian for the third season of the show.
Who is Christina Milian? The new protagonist of Step Up
Born Christine Marie Flores, she is an American actress, singer, and songwriter, born in Jersey on September 26, 1981.
As a singer, in 2004, he earned a Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary R&B Album with the title It’s About Time.
It is also known for its simple Dip it Low and for her participation as an actress in projects such as Be cool, Press, Falling inn Love, Love Do not Cost A Thing, Bring it on Y The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again, among other.
What is Step Up about and where to see it?
Created by Sorensen and inspired by the movie of the same name, the show Step Up, which moved from YouTube to the Starz platform, tells the story of Sage Odom (Ne-Yo), who is a legendary founder of an arts school in Atlanta.
Collette (the role played by Naya Rivera and now Christina Milian) is the queen of this school and a partner of Sage Odom. However, it is she who built and nurtured the academy from the ground up with her vision and worked her way to the top.
In the series, Collette obtained a new position, as manager of Sage Odom, all while hiding a secret, thus, she is tempted by the opportunity to leave her role of woman behind the man and become a powerful woman in front of the man. .
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