Former Dancing With the Stars contestant Danica McKellar is teaming up with one of many present’s skilled dancers and a former co-star in an upcoming film.
McKellar paired with DWTS professional Valentin Chmerkovskiy throughout her time on the ballroom dancefloor. She just lately teamed with DWTS professional dancer Gleb Savchenko for his performing debut.
The duo seems in Nice American Household’s film, Swing Into Romance, which incorporates dancing as a distinguished a part of the plot.
McKellar realized loads when she was on DWTS from her professional dance accomplice. Savchenko, who has labored with actuality TV stars and actresses on DWTS, credited McKellar for serving to him behind the scenes throughout filming.
Earlier this month, he shared an Instagram carousel publish that includes a side-by-side selfie with McKellar and indicated he felt “blessed” in his first performing position and is “ready to shine on the big screen!”
“Huge shoutout to the incredible @danicamckellar for believing in me and guiding me through this incredible experience and also being an amazing dance partner. It’s all about teamwork!” Savchenko wrote in an IG caption.
Danica McKellar and Gleb Savchenko’s DWTS historical past
Actress Danica McKellar, who rose to fame on ABC’s The Surprise Years, appeared in Season 18 of Dancing With the Stars, which aired in 2014.
Throughout that season, McKellar was with Chmerkovskiy and completed in sixth place. Val’s brother, Maxim Chmerkovskiy, guided his dance accomplice, Olympic ice dancer Meryl Davis to the win, amassing the Mirrorball trophy.
Most of Savchenko’s profession has been spent serving to celebrities discover their footing and ideal their dance routines for DWTS. Earlier celebs he’s partnered with embrace Lisa Vanderpump, Jana Kramer, Erika Jayne, and Sasha Pieterse.
Savchenko appeared in lots of seasons of DWTS, together with UK, Australian and Russian variations of the present. His first appeared on the USA model got here in 2013.
His most notable finishes got here throughout Season 28 with nation season Lauren Alaina and Season 31 with drag queen Shangela. Each of those seasons noticed Savchenko and his companions end fourth total.
What’s Swing into Romance, and when does it premiere?
Swing into Romance is an upcoming movie from the Nice American Household that stars McKellar as Christine Sims, a former dancer. Savchenko seems within the film as her ex-fiance.
David Haydn-Jones, recognized for his position within the TV sitcom Frasier, reunited with McKellar within the film. They beforehand appeared in a 2016 Christmas movie collectively.
McKellar known as it “a joy to relive the thrill of my time on Dancing with the Stars with the incredible Gleb Savchenko” in engaged on Swing Into Romance with him.
“He was like a sponge with everything I taught him and did a terrific job playing my ex-fiance and ex-dance partner,” McKellar mentioned, including, “you’d never know it was his first acting job.”
Swing Into Romance focuses on former dancer Christine Sims as she travels again to her hometown because the city’s Fall Competition has arrived. Her journey entails her studying that the Normal Retailer is in bother, so she decides to place again on her dancing sneakers in an effort to avoid wasting the enterprise.
Throughout Christine’s efforts, she’ll be up in opposition to her ex-fiance and presumably uncover love. Savchenko performs her ex-fiance, together with his title within the film not but revealed.
An official premiere date has but to be revealed. Nevertheless, the movie ought to arrive in September as a part of Autumn Harvest, Nice American Household’s fall program occasion.
Dancing With The Stars returns this Fall on ABC and DIsney+.