Dancing their hearts out. Jenna Dewan, Channing Tatum and the Step Up forged by no means might have guessed they’d be a part of such a wildly profitable franchise when the primary movie hit theaters in 2006.

Dewan starred as Nora Clark, a privileged arts college pupil who finds an unlikely companion in Tyler Gage (Tatum) after he’s sentenced to finish neighborhood service hours on the studio he and his pals vandalized. The duo are compelled to place their variations apart to provide a show-stopping efficiency that modifications each their lives eternally.

Like their characters, the leads have been additionally remodeled by the movie. The 10 Years actress and the Vow star tied the knot in 2009 after falling in love whereas filming. In keeping with director Anne Fletcher, the pair’s chemistry was “instantaneous” on set.

They were very professional. They didn’t act on it. They did completely nothing. They have been there to get a job finished,” the filmmaker, who made her directorial debut with Step Up, informed Cosmopolitan in August 2016. “I by no means stated something to them, they simply selected on their very own to get the film finished first. They took it very significantly. … It was such an exquisite and romantic courting interval, although they didn’t act on it. It was very candy.”

Dewan and Tatum welcomed daughter Everly in 2013 earlier than announcing their separation 5 years later.

“We fell deeply in love so a few years in the past and have had a magical journey collectively. Completely nothing has modified about how a lot we love each other, however love is a stupendous journey that's taking us on totally different paths for now,” the now-exes famous in a joint assertion in April 2018. “There aren't any secrets and techniques nor salacious occasions on the root of our determination — simply two finest pals realizing it’s time to take some space and assist one another reside probably the most joyous, fulfilled lives as potential. We're nonetheless a household and can all the time be loving, devoted mother and father to Everly.”

Two months prior, the previous World of Dance host shared a glimpse of her audition with Tatum for the movie that introduced them collectively. “It’s actually cute, and in addition embarrassing, and loopy however after all I need to share it with all of you. Please watch what number of occasions I giggle and giggle, it’s very cute,” Dewan stated whereas introducing the throwback footage in a February 2018 YouTube video.

Step Up spawned 4 sequels: Step Up 2: The Streets (2008), Step Up 3D (2010), Step Up Revolution (2012) and Step Up: All In (2014). The collection has grossed a complete of $651 million, and whereas loads of stars returned for the follow-up movies, Tatum and Dewan have been primarily concerned within the authentic. (The White Home Down actor made a small cameo within the 2008 flick.)

In 2018, the franchise branched out with a TV series titled Step Up: Excessive Water, which Tatum and Dewan helped produce.

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