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Sabrina Carpenter & Liza Koshy starrer WORK IT fun or fail? (Netflix 2020)

Disney star Sabrina Carpenter & ‘To all the boys I’ve loved before: P.S. I love you’ star Jordan Fisher come together in Netflix 2020’s Dance-off movie WORK IT.

Famous Youtuber Liza Koshy leaves the world awestruck with her dance moves in WORK IT (Netflix 2020).

Genre: Comedy, Musical

Directed by: Laura Terruso

Written by: Alison Peck

Produced by: Alicia Keys and Leslie Morgenstein

Available on: Netflix

Work it CAST:

  • Sabrina Carpenter as Quinn Ackerman (tbd)
  • Naomi Snieckus as Maria Ackerman
  • Jordan Fisher as Jake Taylor (tbd)
  • Liza Koshy as Jasmine Hale
  • Keiynan Lonsdale as Julliard Pembroke (Thunderbird)
  • Michelle Buteau as Veronica Ramirez
  • Drew Ray Tanner as Charlie
  • Jayne Eastwood as Ruthie (old lady)
  • Briana Andrade-Gomes as Trinity (Thunderbird)
  • Bianca Asilo as Raven (tbd)
  • Kalliane Bremault as Brit Turner (Thunderbird)
  • Neil Robles as Chris Royo (tbd)
  • Nathaniel Scarlette as DJ Tapes (tbd)
  • Tyler Hutchings as Robby G. (tbd)
  • Indiana Mehta as Priya Singh (tbd)

Work it TRAILER:

Work it CHARACTERS:

Quinn Ackerman

A high school girl with the ultimate goal of getting into Duke. Quinn is excellent in her academics and has a high GPA but has less experience in extracurricular activities. She also helps in an old nursing home. Quinn gets awkward around people but has the capability to be determined enough to change things around.

Jake Taylor

Jake Taylor is an amazing choreographer and has been the captain of the winning team of work it competition, for 3 years. Jake has lost his belief in himself due to his knee injury.

Jasmine Hale

Jasmine is Quinn’s best friend since kindergarten and her support system. She is one of the dancers of Thunderbirds, which is the only dance team in her school. Thunderbirds have been the winners of work it competition for consecutive years.

Julliard Pembroke

Julliard is the caption of the dance team -Thunderbirds. He feels he is the best dancer in the school and bosses everyone in the team.

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REVIEW:

As senior years students prepare for college, Quinn Ackerman decides on adding more extracurricular activities to her profile. Increased extracurricular activities means a higher chance of getting into a top tier college.

While Quinn and the her mother aim for Duke, Quinn lies on being in her college’s dance team in her interview. This leaves her begging her best friend Jasmine Hale, for teaching her basic dance moves.

  • Sabrina Carpenter
  • Quinn Ackerman
  • Work it
  • Keiynan Lonsdale
  • Jordan Fisher
  • Work it
  • Liza Koshy
  • Indiana

With ‘Work it’ competition 5 months away, Thunderbirds which is the only dance team in the school needs a new member. When Quinn fails in the auditions, she decides to start her own team.

Quinn manages to find dancers for her team but the challenge remains, to find a choreographer. She aims for Jake Taylor, captain of the winning team for 3 consecutive years.

Jake teaches Quinn to freestyle and to let her body drive her. Quinn’s team makes it’s way into the competition and the students bring out their inner dancers.

Sabrina Carpenter shares behind the scenes moments on Instagram.

DO I RECOMMEND IT?

WORK IT (Netflix 2020) has a predictable story line, being similar to every other teen dance movie ever made. The movie is fun but lacks a good climax or even small packs of surprises to keep you hooked onto your seats.

The idea of casting popular new age celebs fetches views but the storyline makes the movie forgettable.

The movie’s story idea seems similar to The Kissing booth 2, where the lead needed to win a competition for getting funds for college.

It is a one time watch movie.

RATING:

Rating: 2.5 out of 5.

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