Summit Entertainment has hired music video director Scott Speer to helm the next installment of their dance franchise, Step Up 4. Wade Robson was previously set to direct, although he dropped out for personal reasons.
Scott Speer will direct the Step Up 3D sequel Step Up 4
Scott Speer previously directed episodes of the web series The LXD: The League of Extraordinary Dancers, which is created by Step Up 3D director Jon M. Chu.
Jenny Mayer is writing the screenplay for Step Up 4, although no plot details have been revealed at this time. However, like Step Up 3D, Step Up 4 will be shot in 3D.
Jon M. Chu will serve as executive producer on Step Up 4, with Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot producing. A summer start date is currently being planned for Step Up 4.
Step Up: Revolution was released July 27th, 2012 and stars Cleopatra Coleman, Misha Gabriel Hamilton, Ryan Guzman, Michael 'Xeno' Langebeck, Stephen Boss, Claudio Pinto, Nicole Dabeau, Chris Charles. The film is directed by Scott Speer.