'Just Dance' Movie in the Works at Screen Gems

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'Just Dance'

The Sony Pictures label has nabbed the film rights to Ubisoft's video game staple with around 120 million followers worldwide.

A Just Dance movie is in the works after Sony Pictures' Screen Gems label nabbed the motion picture rights for a film based on Ubisoft’s video game phenomenon.

Just Dance is a marquee dance game on Sony’s PlayStation platform that features a host of Sony Music artists. First released in 2009, the video game features such Sony Music artists as Shakira, Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys, Camila Cabello, The Chainsmokers, Jennifer Lopez, Pink and Calvin Harris.

Ubisoft Film and Television and Olive Bridge Entertainment will develop and produce the project and eventually target the movie release around 120 million video game players worldwide.

Jason Altman and Margaret Boykin will produce for Ubisoft Film and Television, alongside Jodi Hildebrand and Will Gluck for Olive Bridge Entertainment.

Eric Paquette and Brian Dukes are overseeing for Screen Gems.