UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — A rebellious young woman embarks on an inspirational journey that takes her from the streets to the dance floor in Honey 2, available exclusively on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack with UltraViolet™, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download on February 21, 2012, from Universal 1440 Entertainment, a production division of Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
Honey 2 is directed by Bille Woodruff (Beauty Shop), who brought the first Honey to the big screen in 2003 and is renowned throughout the music industry for directing some of the hottest music videos around for top recording artists such as Britney Spears, R. Kelly, Toni Braxton, Mary J. Blige, Joe, Celine Dion, Jessica Simpson and Nelly.
Katerina Graham (“The Vampire Diaries”) stars in Honey 2 as Maria Bennett, a 17-year-old girl just released from juvenile hall determined to rebuild her life, armed only with her talent for street dance and a burning ambition to prove herself. When Maria returns to her gritty Bronx roots, her killer moves attract the attention of Brandon (Randy Wayne, “The Secret Life of an American Teenager”), who urges her to help lead a rowdy group of rising dancers to win a fierce national competition. Maria’s in for an unforgettable showdown in this inspiring story of courage, dedication and the will to never give up.
A diverse cast featuring Mario Lopez (“Extra”) and Audrina Patridge (“The Hills”) is joined by celebrity choreographer and Honey- inspiration Laurie Ann Gibson (“So You think You can Dance,” “Making the Band”). Additional cast includes Seychelle Gabriel (The last Airbender), Melissa Molinaro (“The Pussycat Dolls Present: the Search for the Next Doll”), Brittany Perry Russell (“CSI: NY”), Tyler Nelson (Stomp the Yard 2), Casper Smart (Step up 3-D), Luke Broadlick (Britney Spears “Circus” tour, Step up 3-D), Justin DeAnda (Camp Rock 2), George Alexander (Step up 3-D), Gerry Bednob (The 40-Year-Old Virgin) and Lonette McKee (Honey, Sparkle) who reprises her role of Connie Daniels from the original film.
The gravity-defying stunts and jaw-dropping choreography in Honey 2 are provided by premier dance crews from all over the country including California’s Quest Crew (winners of MTV’s “America’s Best Dance Crew, Season 3), Fanny Pak and the Beat Freaks, Las Vegas’ Super Cr3w and the Strikers All-Stars of Tallahassee, Florida. the film also includes music from far East Movement, Estelle, La Roux and a musical performance by Alexis Jordan.
The Honey 2 Blu-ray Combo Pack, also includes an all-new UltraViolet™ copy of the film. UltraViolet™ is the revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows, put them in the cloud and stream instantly to computers, tablets and smart phones and soon, consumers can download to devices of their choice too. the Honey 2 Blu-ray Combo Pack also includes a Digital Copy of the film which is compatible with iTunes®, iPad®, iPhone®, iPod™ touch, Android or other retail partners. so now, consumers can truly enjoy their movies and TV shows anytime, anywhere, on the platform of their choice! the UltraViolet™ service is currently available in the United States only.
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CAST AND FILMMAKERS:Cast: Katerina Graham, Audrina Patridge, Mario Lopez, Laurie Ann Gibson, Randy Wayne, Christopher ‘War’ Martinez, Lonette McKee, Seychelle Gabriel, Melissa Molinaro, Brittany Perry Russell, Tyler Nelson, Casper Smart, Luke Broadlick, Justin DeAnda, George Alexander, Gerry BednobDirected by: Bille WoodruffWritten By: Blayne Weaver, Alyson FouseExecutive Producer: Marc PlattProducer: Paul HellermanProduction Designer: Jerry FlemingDirector of Photography: David KleinEdited by: Paul Millspaugh Casting By: Joey Paul Jensen, Niner Parikh Costume Designer: Cynthia SummersOriginal Music by: Kadis & SeanChoreographer: Rosero McCoy
TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY™ WITH ULTRAVIOLET™ Combo Pack:Street Date: February 21, 2012Copyright: 2012 Universal Studios Home EntertainmentSelection Number: 63120777, 63121732 (Canada)Layers: BD-50Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 1.78:1Rating: PG-13 for some sexual content and language; Canadian ratings: TBDLanguages/Subtitles: English SDH, French (EU), Spanish
TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY™ Combo Pack WITH ULTRAVIOLET™ CONTINUED:Sound: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0, French Canadian DTS Surround 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1Run Time: 1 Hour, 51 Minutes
TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVDStreet Date: February 21, 2012Copyright: 2012 Universal Studios Home EntertainmentSelection Number: 63113329, 63121626 (Canada)Layers: Dual LayerAspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 1.78:1Rating: PG-13 for some sexual content and language; Canadian ratings: TBDLanguages/Subtitles: English SDH, French (EU), SpanishSound: Dolby Digital 2.0Run Time: 1 Hour, 51 Minutes
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