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YaYa To Co-Star In New Line Cinema Film With Antonio Banderas

New York,NY (BlackNews.com) -

America's Next Top Model finalist, Yaya, will be making her big screen debut in early 2006. She landed a leading role in the upcoming dance-drama entitled Take the Lead, starring opposite Antonio Banderas.

You may remember Yaya as the outspoken Brown University graduate who was the runner-up on season 3 of America's Next Top Model. Being a top contender in the hit TV show landed her enough of a buzz that she was immediately signed to the prestigious modeling agency, Ford Models. Her flawless photographs and talent on the runway were undeniable. A rare combination of beauty and brains, Yaya is a multi-faceted individual, with an incredible ability to excel at anything she chooses to do.

Yaya is not simply a supermodel. Thus, it should be no surprise that well be seeing Yaya on the big screen very soon.

Yaya will play the role of a dance student. The film is inspired by the true story of international ballroom dancer Pierre Dulane. Banderas plays the role of a former professional dancer (Dulane) who volunteers to give dance lessons to New York public school students

. The story unfolds when his ballroom methods clash with the students hip hop style, but teacher and students later team up to create a new style of dance. Yaya's prominent role as a dancer allows her to showcase her background as a dancer.

Currently being filmed in Toronto, the picture will be directed by Liz Friedlander and released by New Line Cinema in early 2006.

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