‘The Huge Leap’ star Scott Foley says new present is crammed with ‘levity and hope’
Scott Foley believes audiences will actually join together with his new Fox drama series “The Huge Leap.”
The dance-filled sequence relies on a British actuality TV present and follows a bunch of numerous “underdogs who try to alter their lives by taking part in a actuality dance present that doubtlessly gives them every a second probability at their goals.”
Foley, whereas selling the sequence, instructed Fox Information the present is crammed with a lot coronary heart.
“The dancing and the feel-good nature of the present after what all the world has been by way of. You recognize, we have been watching a whole lot of tv and for no matter motive, I have been watching a whole lot of darkish stuff. It simply appears that that is what’s on TV proper now… they’re darkish and so they take a toll,” he stated. “And this present doesn’t. It’s crammed with levity and hope. And that is, that is what I am excited for individuals to remove from (it).”
Foley performs Nick Blackburn, a fictional TV govt producer, within the new present.
“[The plot takes] form of unconventional dancers, individuals who had both wished to and weren’t in a position to or individuals who have been form of down on their luck and so they, over the course of some weeks, placed on a manufacturing, a stage manufacturing of Swan Lake,” he teased. “The present’s all about second probabilities and so they come collectively to placed on a efficiency.”
Fortunately, Foley joked he did not have to bop and wasn’t mad about it.
“I’m blessed to be one of many individuals within the present that doesn’t dance,” he laughed. “I am saying that extra to my govt producers and writers and anyone else. I do not assume that is what individuals need to see. Folks do not essentially have to see Scott Foley dancing. So I am blissful to evaluate, critique, and raise up others whereas they dance.”
“The Huge Leap” premieres Sept. 20 at 9 pm EST on Fox.
FOX’s Ashley Dvorkin contributed to this report.