Actress, Christina Milian has locked down a new role!
Starz has just revealed that Milian will join the cast of Step Up. She will replace late actress Naya Rivera as the role of Collette. In a press release, Milian stated, “I am so excited to join the Step Up family.” She added, “I know I have massive shoes to fill. Naya was incredible. I hope to honor Naya, her family, friends and fans with a great performance.”
Actress, Naya Rivera passed away this past summer at just 33-years-old. The Ventura County Medical Examiner determined her death to be drowning and the manner of the death to be an accident.
Milian also confirmed that Ne-Yo will reprise the role of Sage Odom on the series. Step Up is currently in production in Atlanta, Georgia. The series also includes Faizon Love, Jade Chynoweth, Carlito Olivero, Terrence Green, Eric Graise, and Kendra Oyesanya. In addition, Tricia Helfer has also joined the cast.
Starz also revealed the the two seasons of the hit show will air across all platforms beginning March 5th.