*VH1 released the teaser-trailer to its upcoming original film, “Drumline: A New Beat” a sequel to the 2002 film starring Nick Cannon.
In the film, Danielle (Dani) Bolton (Alexandra Shipp) is an upper class girl from Brooklyn who goes against her parents and attends Atlanta A&T. There, she joins and tries to revitalize the school’s drumline.
But she has some competition for the drumline’s section leader position — her cousin, Tyree (Jeff Pierre), and fellow band mate, crush and rival, Jayven (Jordan Calloway).
Leonard Roberts returns as Sean Taylor — the new band director with hopes to make a mark again at his alma mater. LeToya Luckett will play Taylor’s former love interest, Dr. Nia Phillips, dean of the college.
Cannon will make a cameo appearance — reprising his role as Devon Miles from the first film.
Cannon, Wendy Finerman, Jody Gerson, Lisa Zupan and Dallas Austin executive produced the film.
The film is expected to premiere sometime this fall on VH1.
Watch the trailer below: