Flash mob hits South Beach
SOUTH BEACH, Fla. (WSVN) -- A flash mob broke out on South Beach in honor of a dance flick scheduled to hit theaters in a few weeks.
On the Fourth of July, the flash mob appeared in the middle of Lummus Park, near Ocean Drive and Eighth Street.
About 60 professional dancers came together for the two-minute dance routine, which took beachgoers by surprise.
Flash mobs are the central theme for the newest 3-D dance movie, "Step Up: Revolution," which opens in theaters July 27.
The film stars Kathryn McCormick and Ryan Guzman, who play Emily and Sean, a pair of star-crossed lovers swept up in the world of flash mobs. "He does flash mobs all over Miami, trying to get notoriety for his flash mobs," Guzman said.
The movie was shot and set in Miami. Guzman said, "Yeah, Miami was hot, so you lose a lot of weight really quickly just from dancing alone and dancing is a workout. Don't let anybody tell you different."
McCormick was a finalist in Season 6 of FOX TV show "So You Think You Can Dance." Even she was blown away by the dance moves in the latest film in the "Step Up" franchise. "I've danced for camps and different conventions but nothing that comes close to what we've done in 'Step Up,'" she said.
Guzman said, "We have all styles of dancing, from contemporary to salsa to every style of hip hop, and we bring back that story line."
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