UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress and dance sensation Teyana Taylor leads a dynamic and multi-talented cast, including Bryshere Y. Gray, a.k.a. rapper Yazz the Greatest, and Sierra McClain in Honey 4, now in production in Atlanta. Under the direction of Bille Woodruff, director of the entire Honey dance-drama franchise, and set to the beat of Atlanta's underground dance scene, the latest installment invigorates the series with sexy new Hip Hop and EDM dance sequences. Honey 4 will debut in 2018 from Universal 1440 Entertainment, the original content production arm of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
"We are thrilled to celebrate the 15th anniversary of this groundbreaking series with an all-new production starring some of the most talented and sought-after young stars today," says Glenn Ross, General Manager and Executive Vice President, Universal 1440 Entertainment. "Longtime fans and newcomers alike will all be thrilled by the return of the franchise's signature blend of music, dance, romance and ambition."
Honey 4 stars Teyana Taylor (Brotherly Love, Madea's Big Happy Family, "Fade Boot Camp," "America's Best Dance Crew"), Bryshere Y. Gray ("Empire," "The New Edition Story," Canal Street) and Sierra McClain ("Empire," "A.N.T. Farm," "House of Payne").
The film is directed by Bille Woodruff (Honey, Honey 2, Honey 3: Dare to Dance, The Perfect Match) from a script by Robert Adetuyi (Stomp The Yard, You Got Served: Beat The World) with choreography by Jamaica Craft ("Empire," The Boss) and is produced by Mike Elliott (November Rule, The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power). Executive producer is Marc Platt (Honey franchise, La La Land).
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 Daytime Emmy®-winning Curious George television series for PBS Kids and Hulu; as well as the latest installment of the beloved The Land Before Time film series, The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave. The group also has successfully built upon some of Universal's highly celebrated live-action, comedy and drama franchises, Scorpion King, Death Race, Jarhead, American Pie, Honey and Bring It On. Projects currently readying for release include the latest in the terrifying suspense saga Cult of Chucky, the newest installment of the epic sci-fi adventure hit Tremors and the all-new animated family film Mariah Carey's All I Want for Christmas is You.
Universal 1440 Entertainment is a production entity of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (www.uphe.com). Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) is a unit of Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios. Universal Studios is part of NBCUniversal. NBCUniversal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
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