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As we count the minutes until Eliana Girard or Tiffany Maher and Cyrus "Glitch" Spencer or Chehon Wespi-Tschopp are crowned "America's Favorite Dancer" on tonight's season finale of "So You Think You Can Dance," we thought it might be nice to pass the time in style.
And, by style, we mean all kinds of dance styles in all kinds of movies.
Some of our favorite all-stars and other "SYTYCD" contestants have landed on the big screen over the years, and we're sure hoping some of the Season 9 gang will soon join them.
Seeing as Season 6 finalist Kathryn McCormick recently starred in the fourth installment of the "Step Up" franchise (alongside Stephen "tWitch" Boss and Phillip Chbeeb, natch), now seemed as good a time as any to take a look at how some of our favorite "SYTYCD" stars are blowing up Hollywood. Put some boogie shoes on your fingertips and click away to see for yourself.
(Originally published on July 27, 2012, at 10:45 a.m. ET)
Kathryn McCormick first danced her way into our hearts as the third place finalist on Season 6 of "So You Think You Can Dance," and she continued to dazzle us with her contemporary dancing as an All-Star on Season 7 of the Fox dance competition. As if learning a couple crazy-hard dance routines every week weren't enough for McCormick, she has now taken on a new challenge: dancing and acting as the lead in "Step Up Revolution."
In this fourth installment of the "Step Up" franchise, McCormick plays Emily, a young woman who lands in Miami with dreams of becoming a professional dancer. Soon, she falls in love with Sean (Ryan Guzman), the leader of a dance crew called The Mob. When Emily's father (Peter Gallagher) decides to turn The Mob's neighborhood into a commercial development, the couple must choose between their love for each other and staying loyal to their respective families. Plus, there's no shortage of the spectacular dance routines we've come to know and love from this series.
McCormick let her feet rest for a bit to talk to us about her first movie role, her acting dreams and who she thinks is going to win this season of "So You Think You Can Dance." Get More »
So you think you can dance… the Nutcracker?
Director, choreographer and "So You Think You Can Dance" judge Adam Shankman is dancing so fast from project to project that we're a little dizzy. With "Rock of Ages" in the can, Shankman's quickly moving on to another, albeit more old-fashioned, stage and screen favorite: "The Nutcracker."
Inevitably (and thankfully), this round will have a different flavor than last year's Razzie nominee with Elle Fanning, Nathan Lane and John Turturro, which took Tchaikovsky's music and story and gave it a healthy (read: creepy) dose of weird CGI and 3-D. Get More »
Courtney Galiano may not be a name you recognize, but "Glee" fans may recognize her face. Or, rather, her moves.
The former "So You Think You Can Dance" finalist and All-Star appears in "Glee: The 3D Concert Movie" as one of the backup dancers. This gig comes after appearing on the hit Fox television show a couple times – once as a member of Vocal Adrenaline, natch – and following familiar faces like Lea Michele and Cory Monteith on tour as a dancer both this summer and last. Get More »
America thinks she can dance, but can she act?
Audiences are eager to answer that pressing question now that "So You Think You Can Dance" standout Kathryn McCormick has landed a starring role in the fourth installment of the "Step Up" movie franchise.
Following the on-air announcement of McCormick's upcoming role, "Step Up" producer Adam Shankman tweeted the good news to fans, saying, "Name://KathrynrMcc isn't just IN Step Up 4. She's the female lead. Her audition was fantastic. A star is born " Get More »
Allison Holker is a busy lady.
In addition to raising a 2-year-old daughter, the 22-year-old "So You Think You Can Dance" All-Star has been touring the country with the cast of the reality show's most recent season and starring in the music video for Christina Perri's "Jar of Hearts." And, if you haven't seen her there, you may have caught the Utah native dancing in "High School Musical" and "High School Musical 2."
But, amidst every busy schedule has to be some much-needed down time, so we asked Allison to give us the pop culture picks currently keeping her cool. Get More »