UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Nov. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- After losing her place at the University of Cape Town's prestigious dance academy, Malea struggles to keep her passion alive in Honey 3, currently in production in South Africa. Filled with adrenaline-fueled performances, a romantic love triangle and cultural clashes the film will debut on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital HD in 2016 from Universal 1440 Entertainment, the original content production arm of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
"With an all-new story set and filmed in South Africa, and fresh young stars, Honey 3 delivers the unique blend of music, dance, young love and triumph over adversity that have made the franchise a favorite with fans of all ages," says Glenn Ross, General Manager and Executive Vice President, Universal 1440 Entertainment.
Filming through December 20, 2015, Honey 3 stars Cassie Ventura (Step Up 2: The Streets, The Perfect Match) Kenny Wormald (Footloose, Love & Mercy), Dena Kaplan ("Dance Academy," "Camp"), Sibongile Mlambo (Ladygrey, "Homeland"), Clayton Evertson (Death Race 2, "Natalee Holloway"), Bobby Lockwood ("Wolfblood," Up All Night), Peter Butler ("The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines," "Homeland") and Adrian Galley (Zulu, "I Shouldn't Be Alive").
Honey 3 is directed by Bille Woodruff (Honey, Honey 2 and The Perfect Match) from a script by Catherine Cyran (Werewolf: The Beast Among Us, True Heart). The film is produced by Mike Elliott (November Rule, The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power).
About Universal 1440 Entertainment, LLC:
The Universal 1440 Entertainment banner develops and produces live-action and animated non-theatrical productions directly for distribution in all media worldwide. Since its formation in 2005, the group has assembled an exceptional roster of animated family fare, including the animated feature-length film The Little Engine That Could; the Daytime Emmy®–winning Curious George television series on PBS KIDS; and a string of hit Barbie movies, based on the world-renowned Mattel-branded doll. The group also has successfully built upon some of Universal's highly celebrated live-action franchises, more recently launching the Tony Award®–nominated hit touring stage production Bring It On: The Musical; the legendary action-adventure Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power; the adrenaline-fueled actioner Death Race 3: Inferno; the terrifying suspense saga Curse of Chucky and the epic sci-fi adventure Tremors 5: Bloodlines. Among the projects currently readying for release is the all-new family film The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave.
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