The Cast of Jon M. Chu's Original Web Series "The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers" to Make Special Repeat Appearance on Glee Tour 2011
Cast of multi-award winning series THE LXD hits the road to promote Seasons 1 & 2 on DVD and the upcoming third installment of the series
LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2011 -- LXD Ventures announced today that the cast of "The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers" (THE LXD), a dance-inspired original web series from Jon M. Chu (STEP UP 2: THE STREETS, STEP UP 3-D, JUSTIN BIEBER: NEVER SAY NEVER), will make a special appearance during all engagements on the upcoming tour, "Glee Live! In Concert!" THE LXD cast members will join the tour, conceived by "Glee" co-creator Ryan Murphy, which will feature some of the award-winning television show's most memorable musical numbers. THE LXD also toured with 'Glee Live! In Concert!' during their 2010 tour.
"I am thrilled members of THE LXD cast are once again joining the 'Glee Live! In Concert!' tour, as it is yet another incredible opportunity to showcase stories through dance," said Chu, creator of THE LXD. "Our performance will feature the extraordinary talents of some of the world's best dancers taking audiences on a thrilling, unforgettable journey of discovery."
THE LXD performance for the 2011 Glee Tour was created and artistic directed by Glee's Harry Shum Jr. and Christopher Scottwith choreography by Galen Hooks and Aakomon Jones.
The LXD cast performances are athletic and artistic all at once and create a sense of harmony through opposites like mixing classical music with street dance. Throughout 2010 THE LXD's multi-award winning web series amazed and delighted critics and audiences around the world through its first two seasons. In addition to Hulu, iTunes, Joost, Voddler, Netflix and a host of other online distribution points, Seasons 1 & 2—'THE UPRISING BEGINS' and 'SECRETS OF THE RA'—are now also available on DVD through Paramount Home Entertainment.
The highly-anticipated summer release of THE LXD's third season continues the intrigue of an epic adventure story, told through extraordinary dance, and shows what happens when ordinary individuals discover they have dance superpowers. The LXD series is created by visionary director Jon M. Chu, produced by Chu and Hieu Ho in partnership with Agility Studios and distributed by Paramount Digital Entertainment. To view the trailer for THE LXD series visit http://www.thelxd.com. You can also follow THE LXD on Facebook at facebook.com/thelxd and on Twitter @thelxd.
Tickets for the 2011 Glee Tour are available via www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000 or at any Ticketmaster Outlet. For more information, please visit "Glee" at www.gleetour.com.
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About LXD Ventures, LLC
LXD Ventures, LLC is the parent company of The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers and oversees all LXD efforts. Founded in 2008 by series creator Jon M. Chu and Agility Studios CEO Scott Ehrlich, a multi-hyphenated executive, the company has already released two seasons of THE LXD series as well as delivering landmark LXD performances including the 82nd Annual Academy Awards, 2010 TED Conference, Glee Live! In Concert! 2010 and more recently on TBS' CONAN.
SOURCE Paramount Digital Entertainment