Step Up 2 the Streets, the sequel to Touchstone Pictures' Step Up, has announced its cast along with a MySpace talent competition where the winner might appear in the film.
Briana Evigan, Robert Hoffman, Telisha Shaw and Adam G. Sevani will star, along with singer-model-actress Cassie, who will sing a song featured in the film and on the soundtrack.
Jon Chu will direct the sequel to the coming-of-age dance film. Set at the Maryland School of the Arts, the story follows revolves around dance student Patrick (Hoffman) and rebellious new student Andie (Evigan).
Touchstone is holding a competition where aspiring singers and dancers are invited to upload audition tapes to the film's MySpace page. Entries will be viewed by the filmmakers, cast and choreographers of Step Up 2 the Streets, who will select a group of finalists. MySpace voters will determine the winners.
Step Up, directed by Fletcher and starring Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan, grossed more than $65 million domestically and more than $50 million internationally last year.