'Step Up: All In,' 'Battlestar Galactica' Actresses to Star in Indie 'ToY' (Exclusive)

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Kerry Norton and Briana Evigan

Patrick Chapman is directing the project, which is shooting in Los Angeles.

Step Up: All In actress Briana Evigan and Battlestar Galactica's Kerry Norton will star in indie drama ToY.

The project, which is shooting in Los Angeles, centers on two women from disparate backgrounds who find each other amid the desperation and glamor of Los Angeles, forging an unlikely relationship that spirals into tragic chaos. Evignan will play the lead role of a troubled artist while Norton will play her lover and a prostitute nearing the end of her career.

Patrick Chapman (PHIN) will direct from a screenplay he wrote with Andrew Hanson and Alissa Kokkins.

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Lije Sarki is producing, and William Chambers Jr. is executive producing along with Ian Keiser and Leigh Jones of Easy Open Productions, and Vernon Rudolph of SkyGrass Media.

Daniel Hugh Kelly, Bre Blair, Paul Rae and Matt O'Leary also appear in the film.

Evigan plays Andie in the popular dance franchise Step Up, and will next appear in Step Up: All In, hitting theaters on Aug. 8. Her previous credits include Sorority Row and Mother's Day. She's repped by Gersh, Luber Roklin management and attorney Dave Feldman.

Norton has starred in Screw Fly Solution, and TV's Battlestar Galactica. Also a recording artist, Norton is repped by FD Management, PMW Management and Alan Siegel Entertainment.

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