From the guy that brought you The Biggest Online Dance Battle in YouTube History, Step Up 2, and the Election Dance Off, John M. Chu is about to launch the world’s first online dance adventure. with the Legion of Extraordinary Dancers (LXD). It’s an epic online series unlike anything on the web before.
For the past year, he and some of the most talented people in the business have been locked in a room secretly building a project that combines music, dance, story telling, sport and interactive media. No Special effects. No Wires. Real People, Real powers. Watch the second official trailer for the LXD.
“The LXD allows us to evolve how we tell stories using dance while creating a platform for the best dancers in the world to do what they do best,” states Jon M. Chu, Creator of The LXD. “PDE’s (Paramount Digital Entertainment) commitment and passion for the LXD has been amazing and together with Agility and my creative team, producing partner Hieu Ho and choreographers Harry Shum and Chris Scott, we hope reshape the future of dance and storytelling.”
The LXD launches with a scripted online series about heroes and villains with amazing powers of dance, that band together in rival factions, with an epic back-story and mythology woven around how the various dance styles in the hip-hop world came to be. The LXD employs the hugely popular and visually stunning culture of dance battles, intertwined with a cinematic narrative. The series will be complemented by live performances, instructional videos, and a web community where fans can learn and perfect their own dance moves, and even become part of the story.
Legion of Extraordinary Dancers (LXD) Trailer