In addition to choreographing “Murder on the Dance Floor,” Goebel — famous in the music and dance worlds — directed numerous music videos for such artists as Justin Bieber and Ciara. She also worked with Janet Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Jason Derulo, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, and K-pop stars, such as Cl and Taeyang. The New Zealand-born Goebel has helped develop a unique style known as Polyswagg. Her dance crew the Royal Family won the World Hip Hop Dance Championship on three different occasions.
Elyse Hollander will write the screenplay, which Marc Platt and Adam Siegel from Marc Platt Productions will produce. Platt’s had a lot of experience in the musical realm, having previously overseen “La La Land,” “Into the Woods” and “Mary Poppins Returns.