Originally set for a theatrical release last year through Broad Green Pictures, the first trailer for Step Sisters has arrived online as Netflix will premiere the film on their streaming service on January 19! Check out the Step Sisters trailer below.
The film stars Megalyn Echikunwoke (Arrow), Matt McGorry (How to Get Away with Murder), Naturi Naughton (Power, The Client List), Sheryl Lee Ralph, Marque Richardson, Eden Sher, Lyndon Smith, Gage Golightly, Nia Jervier and Alessandra Torresani.
Jamilah Bishop (Megalyn Echikunwoke) seems to excel at everything: She’s president of her sorority, captain of the step crew, liaison to the college dean and a star student who is on her way to to Harvard Law School. But when Jamilah is asked to teach a misbehaving, mostly white sorority how to step, success seems impossible. Without telling her own sorority sisters, Jamilah begins training rivals Sigma Beta Beta (SBB) for the “Steptacular” competitive dance competition.
Directed by Charles Stone III (Drumline, Paid in Full) and written by Chuck Hayward (Dear White People), who also serves as an executive producer, Step Sisters is produced by Emmy Award winner Lena Waithe (Master of None), Ben Cory Jones (Insecure) and Matt Alvarez (Straight Outta Compton). Jeffrey Soros and Simon Horsman also serve as producers, and Patrick Murray and Josh Reinhold are executive producers on the film.