Gotta Dance: According to The Hollywood Reporter, MGM has snapped up Josh A. Cagan's spec "Gotta Dance," plunking down $300,000 against $650,000. Walter Hamada, Chris Fenton and Jonathan Hung of H2F Entertainment are attached to produce.

The story, described as a broad comedic male version of Flashdance, centers on an overweight construction worker who finds out that he is the long-lost son of the greatest ballet dancer in history. He is torn between his blue-collar macho world and the life of a ballet dancer when he's called upon to save his late mother's dance company.

Brian B.