For no matter cause, each FLASHDANCE and FOOTLOOSE are mixed in my head; it might be as a result of each motion pictures have been launched inside a yr of each other, or it might be as a result of I have not truly seen both one. Who is aware of. According to THR, FLASHDANCE is about to get the reboot therapy as a TV model of the movie is presently in improvement for Paramount+, the streaming service presently often called CBS All Access that will likely be rebranded subsequent yr.
Tracy McMillan (Good Girls Revolt) is slated to pen the script for the Flashdance TV reboot, which will likely be government produced by Angela Robinson (The L Word), who can be set to direct the pilot. The unique 1983 movie starred Jennifer Beals as a younger metal mill employee in Pittsburgh who additionally additionally works as an unique dancer by night time however goals of changing into knowledgeable ballerina. Although the movie acquired largely negative critiques upon its launch, it might go on to turn out to be the third highest grossing movie of the yr behind RETURN OF THE JEDI and TERMS OF ENDEARMENT. This new incarnation of FLASHDANCE will focus on “a younger Black lady with ballet goals and a strip membership actuality who struggles to search out her place on the earth whereas navigating romance, cash, artwork, friendship and methods to love herself.” The unique FLASHDANCE would go on to spawn a musical, and that iconic scene wherein Jennifer Beals dances to “Maniac” and douses herself in water has been referenced and parodied additional occasions than I can tally. You know the one.