Phil Lord and Chris Miller don’t make movies; they make miracles. Taking Hollywood’s most cynical, profit-driven ideas and injecting them with undeserved doses of wit and humanity, they violate every maxim that relates art and commerce in Tinseltown.
“Step Up,” released in 2006, began the era of Channing Tatum dominating the world of extremely attractive male actors. Girls all over America were screaming with a new obsession with the often-shirtless Channing Tatum. While he met his future wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, on the set of “Step Up,” the nation met his good dance movies and hot body.