Watch Let It Shine (Disney Channel Original Movie) Online. A brand new original movie from Disney Channel is all set to premiere on Friday, June 15, 2012. The Let It Shine movie is the first movie offering of Disney Channel this summer. The movie stars Tyler James Williams ("Everybody Hates Chris"), Hollywood Records recording artist and Radio Disney N.B.T. ("Next BIG Thing") finalist Coco Jones, Trevor Jackson ("Eureka"), Brandon Mychal Smith (Disney Channel's "So Random!"), Courtney B. Vance (ABC's "Revenge"), Dawnn Lewis ("A Different World"), Alex Desert ("Becker") and Nicole Sullivan ("MADtv").
The Let It Shine (Disney Channel Original Movie) is the first movie after the ‘Cheetah Girls’, with black American kids starring on the lead role. The movie is set in Atlanta, and filmed in and around Atlanta Marietta, Georgia. It is directed by directed by Paul Hoen, produced by Amy Gibbons and written by Eric Daniel and Don D. Scott.
The story of Let It Shine Disney movie follows the shy Cyrus DeBarge (played by Tyler James Williams), who's the musical director at his father's church, and an aspiring rap artist who pens poems under the name "Truth." While Cyrus has been having some challenges convincing his dad, Preacher Jacob DeBarge, that hip-hop is not the devil’s music, his challenges continue when, through a freestyle rap competition at the local teen club, he tells his childhood friend and longtime crush, recording artist Roxanne Andrews (played by Coco Jones), how he really feels about her. When it's all said and done, his best friend, Kris McDuffy (Trevor Jackson), is mistakenly named the author of the rap song and winner of the contest. As Roxanne begins to fall for Kris, it's up to the true poet Cyrus to overcome self-doubt, seize the opportunity to reveal both his talent and his feelings, and pursue his dreams. All the while, Cyrus must still convince his father that hip-hop music can convey a positive message -- despite the rap battle that the younger DeBarge is about to throw down with his nemesis, "Lord of Da Bling" (Brandon Mychal Smith) at the club. Dawnn Lewis plays Cyrus's mother, Gail DeBarge. Alex Desert plays the club owner Levi, and Nicole Sullivan plays Roxanne's music manager Lyla.
The Let It Shine Soundtrack features 13 original songs and was released on June 12, 2012. The tracks were written by top songwriters and producers in the pop and R&B business. You may watch Let It Shine movie online as it airs on Disney Channel on June 15, 2012.