Take the Lead

(2006)

Inspired by a true story, Antonio Banderas stars as internationally acclaimed ballroom dancer Pierre Dulane in the family drama "Take the Lead". The film revolves around a professional dancer who volunteers to teach in the New York City public school system. But when his classic methods clash with his students' hip hop instincts, he teams up with them to create a new style of dance and becomes their mentor in the process. "Take the Lead" co-stars Alfre Woodard and marks the feature directing debut of veteran music video helmer Liz Friedlander (U2, Blink 182, Simple Plan).

Go Ballroom Dancing With The Cast and Crew of ‘Take the Lead’

For the past year and a half, Dancing with the Stars has given us an excuse for watching ballroom dancing on TV. But now, Antonio Banderas will make you go to the theaters with his latest film Take the Lead, directed by Liz Friedlander.

Antonio portrays Pierre Dulaine, the real life dance coach who tried to make a difference in the inner city schools of New York. In his spare time, Pierre began a dance class for children who would normally not have the opportunity to learn it.

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